Mondaq USA: Environment
Morgan Lewis
Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAs) continue to garner national attention as emerging chemicals of concern.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Department possesses the authority to give more weight to energy security in 2017 than it had in 2015.
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA posted its final implementation rule for the 2015 ozone standard on its website November 8, 2018, the day after it was signed by Andrew Wheeler.
Foley Hoag LLP
Anti-nuke greens should chill for a moment before committing harakiri.
Arnold & Porter
Heat causes more deaths in the U.S. than any other natural hazard more than floods, hurricanes, or tornadoes. As a result of climate change, it is getting worse.
Foley Hoag LLP
As readers of this space know, I have been mystified by the opposition in Massachusetts to obtaining delegation of the NPDES Program.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In recent years there has been an explosion in the availability of small, low cost, hand held (or drone mounted) air quality monitoring devices or air sensors.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week there were two court decisions on cases in which groups of citizens are seeking court orders requiring the government to act on climate change. The biggest news was that the Supreme Court
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
For decades, the precise scope of the Clean Water Act's point source permitting program has been the subject of much controversy.
Foley Hoag LLP
I gave up some time ago on the idea that focusing on adaption was just a means of weaseling out of necessary measures to mitigate climate change.
Jones Day
On September 28, 2018, several environmental groups filed suit, challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's ("BLM") rule rescinding ("Rescission Rule") almost all provisions of the Waste...
Jones Day
For the second time in five years, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a state's regulatory efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels.
Carlton Fields
After Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast in 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers contracted with Environmental Chemical Corp. (ECC) to conduct clean up on Fire Island, New York.
Holland & Knight
As described in a blog post on March 13, 2018, Section 13306 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, P.L. 115-97 (Dec. 22, 2017) revises the longstanding rule on the deductibility as a business expense (or lack thereof) of "any fine or similar penalty paid to a government for the violation of any law."
Foley Hoag LLP
The Energy Information Administration today released CO2 emissions numbers through 2016.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
After a ruling by Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles Waterkeeper, et al v. Pruitt, et al, case number 2:17-cv-03454 (August 9, 2018).
Jones Day
A 60-day public comment period on the ACE proposal ends on October 30, 2018
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
EPA has finalized a regulation you can live with, but someone dissatisfied with that result has sued the Agency. Should you intervene to defend EPA's action? Is it worth it?
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over a decade after California adopted its outdoor heat illness regulations, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is inching closer to adopting regulations
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, EPA posted its draft Integrated Science Assessment for Particulate Matter.
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This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Foley Hoag LLP
As readers of this space know, I have been mystified by the opposition in Massachusetts to obtaining delegation of the NPDES Program.
Holland & Knight
Although energy and environmental issues are not expected to be among the top priorities for either party in the 116th Congress
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As of October 1, 2018, Delaware entities can begin applying for the state's new voluntary Certificate of Adoption of Transparency and Sustainability Standards through the Secretary of State, passed in June 2018.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
For the past several years, Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and Senate have dictated the agenda of Congress
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 3, 2018, the U.S. Federal Reserve, FinCEN, OCC, FDIC and NCUA released an interagency statement regarding the sharing of Bank Secrecy Act ...
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey has registered a Guernsey-domiciled agribusiness fund as the world's first regulated green fund.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In recent litigation involving the development of interstate natural gas pipelines, one of the key issues has been whether the state has waived its authority under Clean Water Act (CWA) section 401...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over a decade after California adopted its outdoor heat illness regulations, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is inching closer to adopting regulations
Dentons
When it comes to transportation infrastructure in our country's largest cities, we all agree that our cash-strapped transit grids are bad, and traffic is worse.
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