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Jones Day
On September 5, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency ("ECHA") launched a public consultation to include 18 new substances in Annex XIV REACH.
Arnold & Porter
In New York, the requirement that manufacturers disclose chemical ingredients contained in cleaning products can be traced ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On September 11, the EPA proposed changes to an Obama-era rule on methane emissions to give oil and gas companies more time between inspections of drilling equipment and to repair methane gas leaks. Industry groups opposed the 2016 rule.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Last March, Congress passed the massive Consolidated Appropriations Act, (known as the Omnibus Act)
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As a former regulator (both as an inspector and an attorney, ensuring compliance and enforcing violations) in the environmental law enforcement space
Jones Day
At least one court since Bestfoods has held that an organizational model whereby a parent company provides shared or centralized services to subsidiaries can result in direct liability for the parent company under CERCLA.
Jones Day
Outlined in an Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposal published on August 31, 2018, the Affordable Clean Energy ("ACE") rule would replace the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan ("CPP").
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently issued two decisions concerning the relationship between the Natural Gas Act (NGA) ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Climate Leadership Council released an analysis demonstrating that the "Baker Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan" would result in greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than the US committed to attaining under the 2015 Paris agreement.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 11, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed rule to amend various provisions of a key Obama-era regulation that sought to reduce methane emissions...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The devastating aftermath of the hurricane still continues.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 5, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ("Third Circuit" or "Court")found that FERC did not violate federal law when approving Transcontinental Pipe Line Company
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 17, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated a rule that delayed the effective date of the 2017 Risk Management Program Rule amendments.
Freeborn & Peters LLP
Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that it has secured a favorable jury verdict for a landfill in Zion, Ill., in a contentious and protracted dispute brought on behalf of 50 households surrounding the landfill.
Mayer Brown
Recently, in Alta Wind I Owner Lessor C et al. v. United States, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded the decision of the US Federal Court of Claims, which had awarded the owners...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As part of its integrity management regulatory scheme, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is requesting comments on a draft risk modeling report.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In May, EPA issued its 2016 Final Effluent Guidelines (ELG) Program Plan, which is EPA's first screening step to selection of industries for possible revision ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop 65) is one of the most onerous chemical right-to-know statutes in the nation.
Holland & Knight
In the wake of the PFAS National Leadership Summit convened by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 22-23, 2018, EPA opened a public docket to solicit comments on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a category of man-made chemicals that have been widely used to make products because of their stain-resistant, waterproof and/or nonstick properties.
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Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 29, 2018, Department of the Interior ("Interior") issued a public notice withdrawing an opinion issued January 13, 2017 by Interior's then-Solicitor ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Climate Leadership Council released an analysis demonstrating that the "Baker Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan" would result in greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than the US committed to attaining under the 2015 Paris agreement.
Dentons
It has often been asserted that the primary drivers of economic development and prosperity in society are cities. This is not surprising, nor is it a recent phenomenon.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Lawmakers returned from their Independence Day recess prepared for more legislative fireworks over a slew of outstanding agenda items, including a showdown over the Supreme Court...
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a category of man-made chemicals that include perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), and GenX, among other chemicals.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On July 10, 2018, in Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected an environmental group's claim that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's funding mechanism results in unconstitutional bias in favor of the pipeline industry.
Holland & Knight
As previously reported, on Aug. 31, 2018, Kevin J. McIntyre, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Howard "Skip" Elliott ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
This morning, the EPA released its proposed replacement for the CPP titled the "Affordable Clean Energy Rule," which would regulate greenhouse gas emissions at existing coal-fired power plants.
Dentons
On August 21, the Trump administration unveiled the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, a draft proposal that would establish guidelines for states to use in addressing greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a toxic tort class action stemming from automotive and dry cleaning facilities' alleged contamination of groundwater near Dayton, Ohio ...
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