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Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
In 2020, the Trump Administration restricted the environmental review process for major federal actions required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 ("NEPA")...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On November 23, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it would extend through May 31, 2022, the agency's reconsideration of a 2014 Proposed Determination to ...
The Sacketts of Idaho want the Supreme Court of the United States to intervene on their behalf for a second time.
Arnold & Porter
Flame retardants are used in countless products to prevent or delay ignition of a fire and slow or end the combustion process.
Michael Best & Friedrich
As part of a far-reaching rulemaking effort primarily designed to clampdown on meat and poultry processors that indirectly discharge their waste waters to municipal treatment facilities...
The Dean of Environmental Law bloggers, Seth Jaffe, does me the honor of a thoughtful response to my concern about whether EPA's and the Army Corps of Engineers' proposed definition...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
From inception, the Biden administration has signaled its intention to prioritize E.J. concerns in pursuing its environmental agenda.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the Baker administration announced that the Transportation Climate Initiative is dead in Massachusetts, at least for now.
Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum
The oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach has restarted many conversations around the oil and gas industry. Some are calling for an even greater emphasis on pumping restrictions and punishing oil companies as a response to this tragic event.
EPA has published its most recent proposed definition of "Waters of the United States" with an eye toward finalizing that definition next year in time for the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.
Winston & Strawn LLP
The Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") is "taking a fresh look" at its authority to prioritize environmental justice.[1] This includes the EPA's "affirmative authority"...
Bloomberg Environment reports the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will set a drinking water limit for two of the thousands of "forever chemicals"...
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
North Carolina has begun the process of regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ("PFAS") in drinking water and groundwater. This client alert reflects the status of PFAS regulations in North Carolina as of November 16, 2021.
Sidley Austin LLP
The unprecedented investigation reflects the Biden Administration's all-of-government approach to environmental justice, which is increasingly evident in federal enforcement efforts.
This week the Massachusetts Attorney General joined the Department of Justice in asking the First Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn what has been the law in the First Circuit for thirty years...
Sidley Austin LLP
On October 7, 2021, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued a proposed rule to amend regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently established the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE), reinforcing the Biden-Harris administration's strong commitment to...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) final National Recycling Strategy, released yesterday, includes prominent mention of "extended producer responsibility" (EPR) as a prime example...
Mayer Brown
On November 10, 2021, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) released Version 1 of the ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The apparent solution: pledges and commitments.
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