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In other words, State Street has embraced the recent focus on material environmental, social and governance issues.
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
In 2020, New Hampshire Water Works Association took a new, integrated approach to strategy, communications, and governance.
Mayer Brown
On January 12, 2022, BOEM announced that it will hold a competitive auction for six lease areas (totaling roughly 488,000 acres) in the New York Bight area, which is off the coast of New York and New Jersey.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On Jan. 10, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted a proposal to the White House Office of Management and Budget that will designate PFOA and PFOS as "Superfund hazardous substances."
Jenner & Block
On January 10, 2022, U.S. EPA forwarded to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a proposed rule that seeks to designate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)...
Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
On Jan. 10, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiated rulemaking activities to regulate two Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) as "hazardous substances"...
Sidley Austin LLP
On Thursday, December 30, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule rescinding a Trump-era rule that changed EPA procedures for on-site inspections.
Mayer Brown
In order to implement the "Plan for the Reform of the Legal Disclosure System of Environmental Information" issued by China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE)...
Foley Hoag LLP
Each year since 1995, with the exception of 2020, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has hosted a Conference of Parties (COP)...
Sidley Austin LLP
On January 5, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft Environmental Justice Action Plan.
The Natural Resources Defense Counsel has told the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that overturning a three judge panel's "faithful application" of RCRA ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Today, January 12, 2022, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that on February 23, 2022 it will hold a wind energy lease auction for six areas in the New York Bight (NY Bight), ...
Foley Hoag LLP
According to Inside EPA (subscription required), the Department of Justice (and the Sierra Club) have opposed Ameren's Missouri's motion to allow it to close its Rush Island generating facility early..
The federal district court in Delaware has remanded the climate change lawsuit filed by the State of Delaware against a variety of fossil fuel companies (including the oil majors) to state court.
Beveridge & Diamond
New York is poised to be the first state in the country to implement a fashion sustainability law. On January 7, 2022, Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assembly Member Anna Kelles announced the Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Last week, New York lawmakers announced a bill aimed at imposing sustainability reporting requirements on the fashion industry.
Beveridge & Diamond
At a recent conference, the newly confirmed Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), Todd Kim, delivered remarks strongly signaling an increased focus on...
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
During the first term of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, his administration announced ambitious plans both to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases responsible for climate change and to change land use rules to mitigate the effects ...
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
As anticipated, 2021 was an eventful year for the regulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ("PFAS") at the federal level.
Mayer Brown
The sustainable investing market is witnessing remarkable growth: since 2018, annual cash flows into sustainable funds have increased tenfold.
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