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Foley Hoag LLP
On March 1, the Transportation Climate Initiative jurisdictions released a draft "model rule" that would provide a template for individual state rules governing the operation of the TCI Program.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Tuesday, March 2, Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee introduced a sweeping climate proposal
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Biden administration's Interagency Working Group on the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases (the "Working Group") took its first step to update the costs to society from carbon dioxide...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Thompson Coburn's Environmental Group is closely following the incoming Biden-Harris Administration's announcements on its potential environmental priorities.
Reed Smith
The EPA is moving towards establishing a drinking water standard for PFOA and PFOS, and has stated that it is considering avenues for regulating additional groups of PFAS ...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's only a slight rhetorical exaggeration to say that the limited bandwidth left to environmental issues other than climate change in recent years has been largely occupied by concerns about PFAS...
Arnold & Porter
In the months since our 2020 update on federal actions affecting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has continued to take action on its PFAS Action Plan.
Arnold & Porter
"Policy priorities may change from one administration to the next," the D.C. Circuit pronounced, but the Trump EPA's "tortured series of misreadings of [the Clean Air Act] cannot unambiguously...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Biden administration has continued its efforts to reverse the previous administration's approach to climate change, this time relating to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Arnold & Porter
The Biden-Harris Administration's rollback of the Trump Administration's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) policies officially began on February 19, 2021,...
Duane Morris LLP
A divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently decided a significant case for those animal-related businesses who are subject to regulation...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The new 2021-2022 California legislative session has kicked off with the Senate's "Building Opportunities for All" housing package, its latest effort to tackle zoning...
Reed Smith
As we reported, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) seeks to significantly amend the regulations under the...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In Part 1 of our international climate diplomacy series, we assessed five actions in President Biden's "climate crisis" Executive Order (EO) that seek to demonstrate international leadership. Multilateral cooperation underpins every action to maximize emissions reductions necessary to meet international climate change commitments.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last month, I posted about the Biden administration's effort to develop a new estimate of the social cost of carbon. The EO requires a new interim SCC within 30 days
Foley Hoag LLP
So says BlackRock. And when you manage $8.7 trillion, people tend to listen to what you say.
Cooley LLP
In his 2021 letter to CEOs, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink asked companies to disclose a "plan for how their business model will be compatible with a net zero economy"...
Arnold & Porter
This Advisory is the first in a series on ESG considerations for the financial services industry that Arnold & Porter will be publishing over the next several months.
Foley Hoag LLP
The evidence of the harm resulting from PM2.5 exposures keeps rolling in. Earlier this month, Environmental Research published an article
Duane Morris LLP
Last week, we wrote on the overall euthasia rate in 2020 for the animal "shelter" that animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) runs in Norfolk, Virginia.
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