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Whether you are developing commercial or residential projects, tenants and future owners are increasingly prioritizing environmentally-friendly features. Businesses...
Foley Hoag LLP
As we've discussed before, multiple cities and towns in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have tried to ban fossil fuel hookups for new buildings by...
Foley Hoag LLP
The Biden administration has made it a priority to target environmental justice issues as part of the administration's broader economic agenda. On August 7, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (Act),...
Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres LLC
Increasing headwinds have resulted in a challenging M&A market in 2022. Rapid inflation, lower stock prices, higher interest rates, rising energy prices and geopolitical uncertainty have all contributed to greatly reduced M&A volume ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, creating a law that contains the most significant climate-related incentives in U.S. history.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA). The IRA reconciliation package includes $369 billion in funding and subsidies to support the transition...
Beveridge & Diamond
The state of Washington has become a global player in product regulation. This month, the Department of Ecology issued a determination to restrict or require reporting on the use of five classes of chemicals in products.
Beveridge & Diamond
On May 24, 2022, China State Council issued an Action Plan on New Pollutants Governance ("Plan") to set out a regulatory roadmap to control new chemicals and outline an enhanced enforcement framework for compliance.
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), and President Biden has signed the bill into law.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite Congress being in recess, a variety of changes in climate policy have transpired.
Beveridge & Diamond
On June 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in West Virginia v. EPA, 597 U.S. __, 2022 WL 2347278 (June 30, 2022), a case involving the Obama Administration's CPP and the Trump Administration's ACE Rule.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
On Aug. 8, the Biden administration announced the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa ("Strategy"), outlining the president's economic, political, environmental and security priorities in the region.
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
As the current California legislative biennium enters its closing weeks, SB 260 (Wiener & Stern) is moving forward despite strong opposition from business groups.
Wiley Rein
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act), which climate analysts have hailed as game-changing for the growth of solar power...
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
How will New Hampshire benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act? What will the provisions in the legislation do for the Granite State's efforts in combatting environmental issues?
Foley Hoag LLP
On Friday, I posted about a decision invalidating BLM Resource Manage Plans for failure to comply with NEPA.
Keller & Heckman
Two recent Senate bills show that Congress is working to improve the nation's patchwork of recycling laws. On July 28, 2022, the Senate voted unanimously to pass The Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act of 2022 (RIAA) and...
Gentry Locke
Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (collectively, "PFAS") are a group of nearly 5,000 human-made chemicals that are resistant to heat, water and oil. Due to these "resistance" properties, since the 1940s...
Mayer Brown
On August 10, 2022, and on appeal from the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB), the Ohio Supreme Court upheld OPSB's prior issuance of a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need...
Debevoise & Plimpton
On July 25, 2022, the EU adopted the long awaited set of regulatory technical standards (RTS) in a Delegated Regulation supplementing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).
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