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EPA Seeks Comments On Draft Interim Recommendations For Addressing Emerging Contaminants PFOA And PFOS In Groundwater
EPA has released its Draft Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
United States
16 May 2019
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SCOTUS Will Review Ninth Circuit Decision On Scope Of Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to take up review of a circuit court conflict regarding the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act ("CWA").
United States
27 Feb 2019
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EPA Announces PFAS Action Plan
On February 14, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its PFAS Action Plan.
United States
22 Feb 2019
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Supreme Court Shows Apparent Interest In Reviewing "Hydrologic Connection" Theory Of Clean Water Act Liability
The US Supreme Court may be poised to review two 2018 decisions in the Fourth and Ninth Circuits, both of which applied the so-called ‘hydrological connection" theory to extend jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act ("CWA") to cover pollutants that reach surface waters via groundwater.
United States
10 Jan 2019
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EPA Proposes Replacement To Clean Power Plan
Earlier this week, on August 21, President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed a rule pursuant to Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act ("CAA") ...
United States
30 Aug 2018
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Expansion Of The "Waters Of The U.S." Rule Delayed; Replacement Rule In The Works
On February 6, 2018, the EPA formally suspended the Obama-era "Waters of the U.S." rule until 2020. This delayed implementation will provide the Trump administration with additional time to issue a clearer ...
United States
11 Apr 2018
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EPA Proposes Rule To Permit Early Labeling Of Composite Wood Products, Fix "Born-On Date"
Earlier this month the EPA proposed a direct final rule that would amend its Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products to permit manufacturers to voluntarily label products...
United States
27 Jul 2017
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EPA Proposes Extended Deadlines For Formaldehyde Emission Standards In Composite Wood Products
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a direct final rule that would extend compliance deadlines in its Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products.
United States
7 Jun 2017
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Trump Administration's Freeze On New Federal Regulations Will Impact Furniture Industry, EPA's Formaldehyde Rule
The Trump Administration wasted no time getting started, as the new President issued a number of new executive branch directives in his first few days in office.
United States
6 Feb 2017
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Trump Administration's Freeze On New Federal Regulations Will Impact Furniture Industry, EPA's Formaldehyde Rule
The Trump Administration wasted no time getting started, as the new President issued a number of new executive branch directives in his first few days in office.
United States
2 Feb 2017
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EPA Issues Final Rule On Formaldehyde Emission Standards For Composite Wood Products
The EPA's final rule sets out detailed record-keeping, labeling, and testing requirements for composite wood and products containing composite wood.
United States
5 Aug 2016
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Supreme Court Rules Landowners Can Challenge Jurisdictional Determinations
Yesterday, in a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court held in USACE v. Hawkes Co. that approved jurisdictional determinations ("JD") are final actions which can be reviewed by the courts.
United States
1 Jun 2016
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"Waters of the U.S." Rule Still Subject to Nationwide Stay, For Now
Would you consider this a "Water of the United States" subject to the Clean Water Act?
United States
10 Mar 2016
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Maryland Environmental Reporting Regulations On Hold For Now
Property owners and developers in Maryland have dodged another bullet, at least for now, with respect to their environmental reporting obligations.
United States
19 Feb 2016
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N.C. General Assembly Is Actively Revisiting Riparian Buffer Rules
Riparian buffers are vegetated areas next to water resources that protect water quality, bank stabilization from erosion, and aquatic and wildlife habitat.
United States
25 Jun 2015
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Critical Resources And Land Development: "Water Wars" Are On The Horizon
As we've posited in this space before, water will be the oil of the 21st century. In what way? Its value, its scarcity, its requirement for development.
United States
26 Feb 2015
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N.C. Appellate Court Speaks On Attorney Fee Recovery Law Applicable To Local Governments
In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted the following statute allowing payment of attorney fees in the face of certain local government acts:
United States
19 Nov 2014
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Legal And Political Controversy Over Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline that is projected to run through the heart of Central Virginia has generated much political controversy and is now the subject of a new federal lawsuit.
United States
15 Oct 2014
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