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Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a $20M penalty imposed on ExxonMobil for Clean Air Act violations at its Baytown facility, remanding the case for a more particularized review by the District Court ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Following years of litigation and a segmented rulemaking process, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions to portions of its coal combustion residuals (CCR) regulations...
Foley Hoag LLP
On Tuesday, Judge John Koeltl ordered EPA to issue a final rule addressing its obligations under the Good Neighbor provisions of the Clean Air Act by no later than March 15, 2021.
Arnold & Porter
On July 16, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) finalized the overhaul of its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing regulations.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On Wednesday, July 21, the EPA proposed a new rule to set greenhouse emission standards for certain types of aircraft under the Clean Air Act.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published a final rule (Rule) revising the implementing regulations for the National Environmental Quality Act.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, Judge David Faber found Bluestone Coal Corporation liable for 1,904 days of violations of its discharge permit at the Red Fox Surface Mine.
Arnold & Porter
A recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Clean Air Council v. U.S. Steel Corp., held that emissions from a Clean Air Act Title V-permitted
Arnold & Porter
Earlier this year, we provided an update on important provisions relating to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) embedded in the National Defense Authorization Act...
Holland & Knight
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) published a final rule in the Federal Register on July 16, 2020, updating its regulations for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In collaboration with some of the nation's largest transit authorities, scientists at the EPA are collecting information on longer-lasting disinfectants that could revolutionize
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers vacated BLM's rescission of the 2016 methane "Waste Prevention Rule." Although Judge Rogers found many flaws in the rescission rule, I think that two are key.
Holland & Knight
Democratic staff of the U.S. House of Representatives' Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a long-awaited report with more than 100 policy recommendations comprising a comprehensive...
Reed Smith
On July 13, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification Rule.
Holland & Knight
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released his new Sustainable Infrastructure and Clean Energy Plan on July 14, 2020, which expands upon earlier campaign...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Judge William Shubb of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled that the Agreement between California and Quebec...
WilmerHale
On July 15, the Trump Administration issued a long-anticipated overhaul of the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA")—the first substantive amendment to...
Foley Hoag LLP
CEQ has finalized revisions to the NEPA regulations. I don't have too much to add to my post on the proposed rule back in January. NEPA needs reform.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the D.C.. Circuit Court of Appeals granted New York's petition appealing EPA's rejection of New York's request under Section 126 of the Clean Air Act to require emissions reductions...
Holland & Knight
On July 14, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) issued a public notice regarding Shire Human Genetic Therapies' Cambridge facility's pollutant discharges...
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