International climate negotiations attract big headlines each year as countries work to hammer out shared rules to deal with climate change.
Arnold & Porter
The National Environmental Policy Act recently celebrat¬ed its semicentennial. Soon after, the administration proposed a major rework of its implement¬ing regulations.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Nearly a year after the Green New Deal failed to gain traction in the Senate, House Democrats return with another climate proposal.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The Trump Administration has proposed the first major changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in more than three decades
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
EPA will monitor the nation's progress and submit an annual report to the Congress.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Yesterday the Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Clayton and Commissioners Lee and Peirce each issued statements on climate-related disclosures in SEC filings.
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., released a far-reaching climate proposal that would require economywide ...
The proposed amendments continue the SEC's progress with its disclosure effectiveness initiative.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A United States court has recently been asked to consider whether the federal government's inaction in relation to climate change breaches the United States constitution.
At a White House event on January 9, President Trump, flanked by the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ"), the Interior Secretary, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection
BlackRock, the world's largest asset management firm, announced initiatives to make climate change and other sustainability issues a cornerstone of its investment strategy.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
On January 10, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality (the "CEQ") published a proposed rule that would significantly revise ...
On January 17, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Juliana v. United States that a coalition of young people lacked standing to require the federal government to develop a plan
Davis & Gilbert
History is filled with examples of a solution being repurposed to create greater benefits in unintended areas – think, Post-it Notes, the microwave oven and Botox. And often, the goals that...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States do not have standing.
Duane Morris LLP
Back in 2015, the case of Juliana v. U.S., brought by 21 young people and various environmental groups in federal court in Oregon, grabbed many headlines.
Foley Hoag LLP
On October 24, 2019, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a 200-page complaint against Exxon in Suffolk Superior Court, alleging violations of G.L. c. 93A
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
In a new push to revise the rules implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), President Trump's Council on Environmental Quality
Wildfires are causing historic levels of destruction in southeast Australia. The fires have burned millions of acres of land, destroyed homes, ...
Even in an era of perceived deregulation in the United States, environmental stewardship and compliance remain important as legal risks evolve.