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Womble Bond Dickinson
On October 18, 2021, EPA announced its PFAS Strategic Roadmap which outlines EPA's comprehensive agency wide approach for addressing PFAS.
Nossaman LLP
On July 1, 2022 a panel of the Ninth Circuit issued a superseding opinion in California River Watch v. City of Vacaville, Appeal No. 20-16605, withdrawing its previous opinion in the same case...
Nossaman LLP
On July 1, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit took the unusual step of reversing its previous decision in California River Watch v. City of Vacaville, No. 20-16605, 2022 WL 2381056 (9th Cir. July 1, 2022).
Foley Hoag LLP
There has been a reasonable amount of recent activity related to management (or lack thereof) of plastic waste.
Just before the July 4th holiday, two Judges on a Ninth Circuit panel reversed their earlier conclusion that conveying contaminated groundwater can give rise to RCRA liability for the "transportation" of a "solid waste".
Cooley LLP
A public consultation on Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (the "WFD") was recently launched and is open until 16 August 2022.
Jones Day
This Alert discusses the recent enforcement action brought by the SEC against Vale S.A. arising out of alleged misrepresentations in its sustainability reports and other ESG-related disclosures.
Beveridge & Diamond
The proposed rule seeks to expand the scope of facilities required to prepare FRPs, and the scope of substances to be addressed by FRPs, under the CWA.
Riker Danzig LLP
In January 2020, New Jersey's "Dirty Dirt" legislation was signed into law. The law requires businesses engaged in soil and fill recycling to register with the ...
As the International Summit on Plastic Pollution gets underway, I'll be sharing some of the conclusions reached by a team of French and American lawyers regarding the very different responses of France...
Lowenstein Sandler
On January 18, 2022, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill establishing PRC requirements for rigid plastic containers, glass containers, paper and plastic carryout bags, and plastic trash bags.
Williams Mullen
Good news for companies/vendors that sell "certified pollution control equipment or facilities" to city or county water, wastewater, stormwater or waste management facilities or systems in Virginia...
Jenner & Block
In connection with the release of its 2020 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis that evidenced a 10% decline in environmental releases of TRI chemicals between 2019 and 2020, U.S. EPA...
Beveridge & Diamond
Today, the United Nations Environment Assembly adopted a broad negotiating mandate for a new legally binding international agreement on plastic pollution.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The concept of "environmental justice" (or "EJ" among environmental practitioners) is not new.
Holland & Knight
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, released its Guidelines for Blue Finance (Guidelines) in January 2022.
Barnes & Thornburg
EPA recently began releasing determinations on 57 facilities that manage coal ash, and is taking comments on the date by which the facilities must cease receipt of coal ash.
Beveridge & Diamond
In a pithy decision issued on January 26, 2022, in PNW Metal Recycling, Inc. v. Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, the Oregon Court of Appeals determined...
Husch Blackwell LLP
As part of the "E" or environmental component of Environmental, Social, and Governance principles, companies of all sizes are making environmental commitments a part of their business vision...
Arnold & Porter
Included within a "research and innovation" chapter of the recently-passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is $500 million in grant funding for smart city projects...
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