Mondaq USA: Environment
Jones Day
Building on a rise in climate change litigation in Europe, applicants representing 10 families from EU and non-EU States, as well as an association of young Sami people, have brought an action against ...
Jones Day
The European Commission is currently organizing a Public Consultation on the evaluation of Regulation No 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered EPA to revoke all tolerances for chlorpyrifos within 60 days. It's another fairly devastating indictment of the Trump administration.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The unprecedented legal battles over the Clean Power Plan have been on ice for quite some time. However, recent events suggest the rule may start making headline news once again very soon.
Foley Hoag LLP
So the Trump administration has formally proposed to roll back CAFE standards for model years beginning in 2021.
Jones Day
On July 9, 2018, the UK Government published "The Road to Zero," a strategy to implement measures to transition the United Kingdom toward zero-emission road transport.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On August 2, 2018, the Trump administration proposed significant cuts to vehicle fuel efficiency and emission standards, and challenged the right of states, particularly California, to set more stringent tailpipe...
Foley Hoag LLP
According to Greenwire (subscription required), EPA has acknowledged that it possesses no records providing a factual basis for claims made by Scott Pruitt
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Thursday, August 2, 2018, the NHTSA and the EPA jointly proposed a rule to freeze the fuel efficiency standards for vehicles established in 2012.
Jones Day
Most global companies currently engage in sustainability reporting, an exercise that is most often mandatory and is becoming increasingly quantitative.
Jones Day
The district court rejected EPA's arguments that the requests were vague and unclear, overly broad and unduly burdensome, and improper for FOIA requests.
Arnold & Porter
takeholders have until August 16, 2018 to comment on "problem formulation documents" issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency for the first 10 chemical substances for which EPA...
Jones Day
Two federal courts, one in California (involving two suits) and the other in New York, recently sided with energy industry defendants by agreeing with them that the climate change suits filed against them ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 30, the United States Fish and Wild Service ("USFWS") published notices in the Federal Register withdrawing the USFWS Mitigation Policy and the Endangered Species Act Compensatory Mitigation Policy ("ESA-CMP").
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
President Donald Trump has declared it his goal to reduce the number of rules and the impact of the federal regulatory system, especially the EPA's rules. His EPA administrator fervently embraces those goals.
WilmerHale
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service this week published proposed revisions to key portions of the Endangered Species Act's implementing regulations.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals rejected all challenges to EPA's cooling water intake structure rule. Notwithstanding the Court's rejection of the industry challenges, it's a big win for industry.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that is a must-read for anyone who will be needing at some point to relicense an existing hydroelectric facility.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 20, the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service ("USFWS") and National Marine Fisheries Service ("NMFS") (collectively, the "Services") released pre-publication versions of three proposed rules ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 18, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) clarified their guidelines for when offsets ...
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Foley Hoag LLP
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, Judge William Alsup dismissed the public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California against five major oil companies.
Jones Day
On June 6-8, 2017, Beijing hosted energy ministers from around the world in the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial, known as CEM8.
Dentons
It has often been asserted that the primary drivers of economic development and prosperity in society are cities. This is not surprising, nor is it a recent phenomenon.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Lawmakers returned from their Independence Day recess prepared for more legislative fireworks over a slew of outstanding agenda items, including a showdown over the Supreme Court...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 29, 2018, Department of the Interior ("Interior") issued a public notice withdrawing an opinion issued January 13, 2017 by Interior's then-Solicitor ...
Jones Day
On July 9, 2018, the UK Government published "The Road to Zero," a strategy to implement measures to transition the United Kingdom toward zero-emission road transport.
Arnold & Porter
takeholders have until August 16, 2018 to comment on "problem formulation documents" issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency for the first 10 chemical substances for which EPA...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Thursday, August 2, 2018, the NHTSA and the EPA jointly proposed a rule to freeze the fuel efficiency standards for vehicles established in 2012.
Morgan Lewis
CEQ, the US federal agency tasked with coordinating and overseeing the implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act, has announced its intention to update the CEQ's longstanding NEPA-implementing regulations.
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