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Helping GrowNYC For Good
Most environmental organizations are primarily interested in undisturbed landscapes and waters, naturally occurring flora and fauna, and other non-urban natural resources.
United States
18 Oct 2017
California Adopts Amendments To Prop 65 "Safe Harbor" Warning Requirements
In September, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ("OEHHA") announced that it had adopted amendments to the regulations governing California's Proposition 65, which requires that businesses provide a "clear and reasonable warning" before exposing an individual to any chemicals that California has determined cause cancer or reproductive harm.
United States
10 Oct 2016
New York State Governor And Legislature Amend And Extend Brownfield Cleanup Program
There will be a new and expedited liability-release-only cleanup program (known as the BCP-EZ program) for sites willing to forego tax credits.
United States
9 Apr 2015
US EPA Approves New Standard For Conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued its final rule amending the standards and practices for conducting environmental "all appropriate inquiries" to include a new standard recently made available by ASTM International, a widely recognized standards development organization (see December 30, 2013 Federal Register).
United States
15 Jan 2014
California Judiciary, Not Governor, Leading Effort To Reign In Proposition 65 Abuse
We reported on California Governor Edmund Brown's call for reform of the state's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 – better known as Proposition 65, the number of the ballot initiative that resulted in its enactment.
United States
10 Sep 2013
ALDF Encourages FWS To Build On Progress of Chimpanzees Rights
In June, we shared the momentous news that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had reversed its stance on the practice of "split listing" chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
United States
21 Aug 2013
Sackett v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Affirms Judicial Review Of EPA Clean Water Act Unilateral Compliance Orders
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on March 21, 2012, in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency et al., No. 10-1062, 2012 WL 932018, 566 U.S. ___ (Mar. 21, 2012), finding that a compliance order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the federal Clean Water Act constitutes a final agency action subject to pre-enforcement judicial review under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. § 706(2)(A).
United States
16 Apr 2012
EPA Proposes To Revise Underground Storage Tank Regulations
For the first time since they were promulgated in 1988, EPA is proposing significant revisions to the federal underground storage tank (UST) regulations (40 CFR Part 280).
United States
19 Mar 2012
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