Mondaq USA: Environment
Foley & Lardner
Over the past decade, California has passed sweeping legislation to cut greenhouse emissions in its efforts to slash emissions by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In another blow to the Administration's deregulatory agenda, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on December 27 that EPA has a non-discretionary duty to propose updates to its 2001 lead dust hazard standard.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Prop 65 is a California law that requires California consumers receive warnings regarding the presence of chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Ninth Circuit's views on both of these Circuit splits will have ramifications on CERCLA litigants both in and outside of the Ninth Circuit.
Foley Hoag LLP
The FWS wanted to investigate whether the Northern Spotted Owl would do better if the Barred Owl were removed from its habitat.
Jones Day
On December 7, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") released a policy memorandum entitled New Source Review Preconstruction Permitting Requirements...
Thompson Coburn LLP
During 2017, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added nine compounds to its list of chemicals that product manufacturers are required by law to disclose to consumers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 3, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the User Fees for the Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest System and Amendments to Manifest Regulations Final Rule...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
EPA has promulgated its new per violation penalty rules for 2018.
Foley & Lardner
Just before the holiday break, U.S. EPA announced the potential return to "nonattainment ozone status" for a number of locations in the United States, including portions of eastern and southeastern Wisconsin.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This afternoon, EPA announced the details on the three anticipated "listening sessions" in connection with the Agency's proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 9, 2018, the EPA published the third round of final area designations under the 2010 SO2 NAAQS. In this round, the EPA identified six (6) ...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In 2017, New York State enacted multiple laws that tackle aspects of two major environmental issues facing the state: protecting water quality and advancing the state's clean energy goals.
Miles & Stockbridge
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt says that expediting cleanups at Superfund sites is one of his top priorities.
White & Case LLP
In the US, the trading of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction credits is underway in a large group of states on the East Coast and in California.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Section 321(a) requires EPA to evaluate the potential for plant closures and job losses resulting from regulation and/or enforcement under the Act.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. EPA missed its October 1, 2017 deadline to designate which areas of the country exceed the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone under the updated 2015 standards.
Foley Hoag LLP
As a follow-up to my post last week about the 9th Circuit decision requiring EPA to propose new lead paint standards under TSCA within 90 days, I was encouraged to see Cass Sunstein ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 9, 2018, EPA released the pre-publication copy of its annual civil monetary penalty adjustment.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last summer, EPA finalized the TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Requirements, 82 FR 4255 (Active/Inactive Rule), which we previously reported on here .
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Holland & Knight
The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) has a history of abuse by petitioners motivated by non-environmental interests.
Foley Hoag LLP
In July, EPA released the recommendations of the Superfund Task Force. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed a FOIA request, looking for documents related to the operation of the Task Force.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
EPA has promulgated its new per violation penalty rules for 2018.
White & Case LLP
In the US, the trading of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction credits is underway in a large group of states on the East Coast and in California.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the Office of the Solicitor in the Department of the Interior issued a legal Opinion concluding that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act does not prohibit the incidental take of migratory birds.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On December 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) reversed course and issued a Memorandum interpreting the scope of criminal liability ...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
A new Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation (CCIR) will replace the current Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER) beginning January 1, 2018
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In 2017, New York State enacted multiple laws that tackle aspects of two major environmental issues facing the state: protecting water quality and advancing the state's clean energy goals.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Happy 2018 to our readers! It has become a Socially Aware tradition to start the New Year with some predictions from our editors and contributors.
Miles & Stockbridge
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt says that expediting cleanups at Superfund sites is one of his top priorities.
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