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Climate Mobilization Act
According to a study conducted by the New York City Mayor's Office, buildings currently account for almost 70% of the city's green-house gas emissions.
United States
2 Aug 2019
USEPA Determines Pollutant Releases To Groundwater From Point Source Do Not Require NPDES Permit
While on its face the Interpretive Statement sounds definitive, it is anything but.
United States
6 Jun 2019
10th Circuit Affirms That Employer Failed To Show How Past Harm Signified Future Irreparable Harm In Support Of Preliminary Injunction Request In Trade Secret Battle
On December 28, 2018, a three-judge panel of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the holding by the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado denying the plaintiff's ...
United States
14 Feb 2019
EPA And Corps Of Engineers Propose New "Waters Of The United States" Definition
Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Corps) have recently proposed a "clear, understandable,
United States
3 Jan 2019
Sixth Circuit Denies Review Of Judgment Favoring Former Employee In Retaliation Claim Under The Mine Act
The Sixth Circuit recently upheld an administrative decision in favor of a miner's whistleblower complaint, further underscoring the need for mine operators to implement strong anti-retaliation policies and keep detailed supporting records of internal investigations and employment-related decisions.
United States
11 Oct 2018
Proposition 65: Sign Of The Times—For Employers, What's New Is Old
Seyfarth Synopsis: As of August 30, 2018, California businesses must provide the public with more information about dangerous chemicals present at the business location
United States
5 Sep 2018
Proposition 65: Sign Of The Times—For Employers, What's New Is Old
Seyfarth Synopsis: As of August 30, 2018, California businesses must provide the public with more information about dangerous chemicals present at the business location.
United States
22 Aug 2018
USEPA Administrator Pruitt Issues Memo To Update Agency Use Of Clean Water Act Section 404(C) Veto Power
Last week before his departure USEPA Administrator Pruitt notified the regulated community that he had directed the Agency to update regulations governing the Agency's use of Section 404(c) ...
United States
25 Jul 2018
MSHA Issues RFI For Safety Improvement Technologies And Belt Conveyors
MSHA just announced a Request for Information (RFI) on safety improvement technologies for mobile equipment and for belt conveyors, both at surface mines. 83 Fed. Reg. 29716 (June 26, 2018).
United States
9 Jul 2018
EPA Determines No Need For Additional Superfund Financial Responsibility Rules For Hardrock Mining Industry
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will not issue a final rule for the Obama-era's proposed regulations for financial responsibility requirements for certain hardrock mining ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
Senate Confirms Trump Selection For MSHA
President Trump's selection for Administrator at MSHA has been confirmed this week by the Senate.
United States
20 Nov 2017
EPA And The Corps Schedule Ten "Public Meetings" To Solicit Comments On WOTUS Rule
Pursuant to President Trump's Executive Order (EO) on "Restoring the Rule of Law… by Reviewing the "Waters of the United States" Rule...
United States
4 Sep 2017
EPA And Army Corps Of Engineers Propose Tto Rescind Obama Era Rule Redefining "Waters of the United States"
The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed to rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule defining "Waters of the U.S.," and recodify the pre-existing rule...
United States
11 Jul 2017
EPA Releases Final Report On Impacts On Drinking Water From Hydraulic Fracturing
Seyfarth Synopsis: With significant objection from Industry, EPA has issued its Final Report on whether hydraulic fracturing activities can impact drinking water resources under certain circumstances.
United States
21 Dec 2016
Energy Insights: An Update From The Third Quarter Of 2016
Google recently announced the purchase of the entire 12-year power production from a yet-to-be-built Norwegian wind power farm to supply its European data centers with renewable energy.
United States
22 Nov 2016
OSHA Weighs In On EPA Proposed Rule Governing The Use Of New Chemical Substances
OSHA "strongly supports" EPA's proposed updates to its existing regulations governing significant new uses of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
United States
14 Nov 2016
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Issues Regulatory Guidance Letter On Approved Jurisdictional Determinations
The USACE has just issued a Regulatory Guidance Letter which provides to property owners (including developers) the right of appeal USACE Approved Jurisdictional Determinations.
United States
11 Nov 2016
National Organization For Onboarding And Training Of New Employees Industry Wide In The Oil And Gas Industry Provides Example For Others
The National STEPS Network provides a working model of an industry wide employee onboarding and safety training program.
United States
22 Sep 2016
New GAO Report Highlights Challenges In Complying With Conflicts Minerals Rule
Companies are experiencing difficulties in complying with their disclosure responsibilities under the SEC's conflict mineral requirements.
United States
5 Sep 2016
U.S. Chemical Safety Board Provides Recommendations to Upgrade Employers' Emergency Planning and Response Programs Employers Should Move Beyond Mere ADA Compliance
U.S. Chemical Safety Board offers recommendations and best practices for chemical facilities regarding emergency planning and response programs.
United States
16 Aug 2016
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