Mondaq USA: Environment
Foley Hoag LLP
Members of the New York City Council have introduced a proposal to impose mandatory building energy efficiency standards.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On December 3, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an order requesting the Solicitor General to weigh in on a case related to the legal status of some types of groundwater.
Arnold & Porter
"I have upheld agencies in dozens and dozens of cases," insisted now-Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, parrying questions from Democratic senators accusing him of leading an effort to "rein in" executive agencies.
Troutman Sanders LLP
EPA's new action lifts the Obama Administration stay and reaffirms the action taken by the Bush Administration.
WilmerHale
Special Counsel Rachel Jacobson and Senior Associate Matthew Ferraro published an opinion piece in The Hill that explains the not widely known role Congress' defense policymakers have in preventing and responding to Western wildfires.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Seminole County could become the first local government in Florida to fine people who leave out food or trash where bears can get at it to eat it
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
An area designated as critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act must first qualify as "habitat" for listed species, the Supreme Court held this week in the closely watched Weyerhaeuser case.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Amid rising concerns over black-bear encounters, Seminole County could become Florida's first local government to impose fines on people who don't lock up their trash or who unwittingly lure bruins into residential communities.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Nobody wants to live near a designated "Superfund" site. Aside from potential exposure to hazardous chemicals ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On November 13, the EPA announced that it will reopen existing federal standards for smog forming pollution limits for heavy trucks.
Freeborn & Peters LLP
The Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI ozone nonattainment area failed to attain the 2008 ozone NAAQS by the attainment date of July 20, 20
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the government released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. Not surprisingly, it's largely consistent with the prior assessments.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
The issue is now ripe for Supreme Court review. In fact, a certiorari petition had been filed with the Supreme Court for review of the Ninth Circuit's Maui decision.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A recent US Court of Appeals decision could have broad implications for how federal wildlife agencies consider potential climate change impacts on species and their habitat. Pursuant to the Endangered
Foley Hoag LLP
Being a poor country environmental lawyer, I don't often delve into the academic world.
Foley & Lardner
Oilfield operators of every size have been busy implementing the Obama Administration's labor-intensive requirements to detect and repair vapor leaks from well site equipment,
Carlton Fields
Ambiguity strikes again. While the heavily litigated pollution exclusion is well-known in the insurance world, its progeny—the indoor air exclusion ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
By now, followers of California's Proposition 65 are well aware of the August 30, 2018, changes.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On November 13, the U.S. EPA submitted a notice of a continuing information collection request regarding emission guidelines for existing solid waste incineration units.
Holland & Knight
On Nov. 8, 2018, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Public Affairs issued a press release indicating that then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions signed a memorandum (presumably before resigning) ...
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On November 5, 2018 the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' approval to store more water in Colorado's Chatfield Reservoir.
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern to business.
Holland & Knight
Although energy and environmental issues are not expected to be among the top priorities for either party in the 116th Congress
Ropes & Gray LLP
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
For the past several years, Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and Senate have dictated the agenda of Congress
Cooley LLP
Way back in 2016, the SEC issued a Concept Release requesting comment on an enormous variety of potential changes to Reg S-K, including sustainability.
Foley Hoag LLP
As readers of this space know, I have been mystified by the opposition in Massachusetts to obtaining delegation of the NPDES Program.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Over a decade after California adopted its outdoor heat illness regulations, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is inching closer to adopting regulations
Foley Hoag LLP
Being a poor country environmental lawyer, I don't often delve into the academic world.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On October 31, 2018, FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee submitted comments ("October 31 Comments") on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") proposed rule,
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