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Tonkon Torp
They may not realize it, but the manufacturers of many of America's favorite foods are subject to a multitude of environmental regulations for food and beverage companies.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
"Dark Waters" — the film based on Taft partner Rob Bilott and his role in the DuPont chemical pollution litigation in West Virginia, was the topic in the new podcast Dark History which...
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
Most people don't think of the environmental impact of cannabis, but producing cannabis products can be energy intensive and involve issues relating to water, air quality, and waste management.
Tonkon Torp
Usually when you think of cranes on urban land, you picture yellow tower cranes signaling the newest high rise on the horizon.
From June 2 to June 4, leading central bankers, policymakers, regulators, private sector CEOs, civil society members and academics gathered for the Green Swan 2021 Global Virtual Conference.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On March 31, U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello found that the Federal Power Act (FPA) is the exclusive authority with regards to controversies related to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...
In the past two years, hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against companies based on their emissions of a chemical called ethylene oxide (often referred to as "EtO" or "EO").
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On May 26, the Senate Finance Committee voted to advance legislation that would amend certain energy tax provisions in an effort to combat climate change, curtail greenhouse gas emissions...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding three per-/poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of substances reportable under the agency's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)...
Winston & Strawn LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14030 (EO 14030). Stating that the "intensifying impacts of climate change present physical risk to assets, publicly traded securities...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On May 27, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intent to reconsider the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 final rule issued by the Trump administration in June 2020 (Final Rule).
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Following the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) July 2020 overhaul of regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), environmental plaintiffs filed a series of lawsuits
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
At the national level, with the new Biden administration, federal policies already have undergone a significant sea-change from those of the Trump administration.
Foley Hoag LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order to address predicted financial instability in the federal government as a result of climate change.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14030 (EO 14030). Stating that the "intensifying impacts of climate change present physical risk to assets, publicly traded securities,...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On February 11, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced plans to create a senior position at the Commission to coordinate incorporation of environmental justice (EJ)...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In May 2021, the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) finalized a report containing toxicological profiles and associated Minimal Risk Levels (MRLs) for several perfluoroalkyls (PFAS),...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Addressing environmental justice (EJ) has been an immediate priority for the Biden administration. Within a week of taking the oath of office, President Biden issued a sweeping executive order...
Foley & Lardner
The G-7 summit will be held June 11-13 in the United Kingdom, and world leaders have a slate of major issues to discuss- economic rebounds, international relations, and of course the pandemic and vaccine availability.
Bennett Jones LLP
In a 7-1 ruling in BP PLC et al v Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (19-1189), the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals did not fully analyze...
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