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Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, ConocoPhillips announced a goal of reducing its emissions to net-zero by 2045-2055. It's a significant step and so it is important to note both what is in the plan and what is not.
Jones Day
New regulatory amendments to Proposition 65 went into effect on April 1, 2020.
Jones Day
On July 16, 2020, the White House Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ") finalized the first major overhaul of its regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA")
Jones Day
On June 26 and 29, 2020, the petitioners in Union of Concerned Scientists v. NHTSA, Case No. 19-1230 (D.C. Cir.), filed briefs with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Jones Day
On June 25, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") delivered a judgment (C24/19) clarifying that orders and circulars of EU Member States that regulate the installation and operation
Reed Smith
California has joined dozens of nations in a global pact to preserve biodiversity and prevent species loss by pledging to conserve 30 percent ...
Holland & Knight
As currently drafted by ASTM International (ASTM), the Controlled Recognized Environmental Condition (CREC) definition confuses risk-based decision-making...
WilmerHale
On October 13, President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) entitled "Modernizing America's Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure."
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Yesterday's Senate Judiciary Committee vote to advance to the full Senate the Supreme Court confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett portends...
Arnold & Porter
It has been five years since the September 18, 2015 Notices of Violation from US EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) initiating enforcement against Volkswagen alleging use of...
Foley Hoag LLP
Hioureas and Torres Camprubi will participate in the September 29, 2020 seminar on "Statehood and Sovereignty."
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
The Advisory Committee on California Civil Jury Instructions is considering changes to many instructions, including two on causation: CACI 435 (substantial factor in asbestos cases) and CACI 430...
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
The United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") is currently conducting a chemical risk evaluation of asbestos.
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
Two recent events reminded me of the absurdity of California's "Proposition 65" cancer warnings. You are all familiar with this regulatory scheme that started as a valid public health initiative...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's "clean energy revolution" and climate goals stand in stark contrast with the policies President Donald Trump...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Andrew Davis, Aaron Levy, Matthew Ranelli and Alfredo Fernández authored the article, "Transfer Act Changes Leave Unfinished Business" published in the Hartford Business Journal.
FTI Consulting
The 2015 Paris Agreement signed by 189 countries represents the most significant milestone achieved in the fight against Climate Change.
Reed Smith
When a proposed project in California, say a new condominium or a power plant, requires environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Duane Morris LLP
On Tuesday, a federal district court in California enjoined the enforcement of Cal. Penal Code § 653o which criminalizes the sale and possession for sale of alligator and crocodile parts in California.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On October 14, 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) issued a letter to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicle and engine manufacturers.
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