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EPA Takes Initial Steps Toward Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Aircraft
On June 10, 2015, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"), Gina McCarthy, proposed to find that greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions from certain aircraft engines contribute to air pollution...
United States
9 Jul 2015
Environmental Litigation, Compliance And Transactional Costs To Increase As A Result Of EPA's New Vapor Intrusion Guidance
Vapor intrusion has been a primary concern of state and federal environmental agencies for the past decade...
United States
23 Jun 2015
EPA Requires States To Revise And Tighten Startup, Shutdown, And Malfunction Regulations
The Final Rule goes even further than the flawed Proposed Rule. EPA has now required that all states completely eliminate the SSM defense to a citizens' suit and/or penalty action.
United States
29 May 2015
Fourth Circuit Continues Trend Toward Narrowing Scope Of Cercla Arranger Liability
This ruling is consistent with a seeming trend toward limiting arranger liability since the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in 2009 in Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. United States, 556 U.S. 599 (2009).
United States
1 Apr 2015
EPA Promulgates Robust Emission Control Area Enforcement Policy
Violators of Emission Control Area requirements face hefty penalties under the Environmental Protection Agency’s new penalty policy.
United States
3 Feb 2015
EPA Up 3-0 In Clean Air Cases: What It Means For Greenhouse Gas Regulations
The Environmental Protection Agency is running the table in the courts on its key Clean Air Act initiatives.
United States
23 May 2014
On The Heels Of Caronia: New York Appellate Court Rejects Medical Monitoring Costs Based On Mere Inhalation Of Toxic Substance
The Third Department in Ivory v. IBM, No. 516276, ruled on February 20, 2014 that plaintiffs exposed to toxic substances may recover medical monitoring.
United States
28 Feb 2014
Wind Turbines, Solar Panels, And Rooftop Greenhouses…Zoning Resolution Changes Approved In New York City’s Zone Green Amendments
New York City and its residents spend an estimated $15 billion each year to heat, cool and power their buildings, with about three-quarters of this cost attributable to commercial properties.
United States
31 Dec 2012
EPA Facility Inspections May Lead To Expanded Liability Due To Employee Participation
On June 22, 2010, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") issued interim guidance ("Guidance") advising EPA staff conducting Clean Air Act Section 112(r) on-site compliance evaluations that an offer to participate in such evaluations should be provided to facility employees and employee representatives.
United States
30 Jun 2010
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