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Gentry Locke
Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (collectively, "PFAS") are a group of nearly 5,000 human-made chemicals that are resistant to heat, water and oil. Due to these "resistance" properties, since the 1940s...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, Chief Judge Brian Morris made clear that NEPA remains a powerful weapon against the leasing of public lands for fossil fuel extraction.
BakerHostetler
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v. EPA has received much press as a decision that limits regulations designed to address climate change.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Almost a year ago, we reflected on the outcome of the 26th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), or ...
Arnold & Porter
In our video series "ESG: The Bottom Line," we're diving into Environmental, Social and Governance legal issues.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Readers of this blog may be interested in a new article from Water Finance & Management, A Legal History of PFAS. The article highlights the early discovery of certain PFAS, their toxicity and persistence...
Mintz
Overall, it is unsurprising that a coordinated political effort exists among Republican officeholders to counter the climate policies promoted by the Biden Administration.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Prior to August recess, the Senate passed a budget reconciliation package that features $369 billion in climate and energy spending.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Sustainability continues to be a hot topic in the fashion industry, both in ads and in lawsuits related to those ads.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
The information filed for 2021 indicate that the 45 facilities managed over 1.3 million pounds of production-related PFAS waste during the year.
Nossaman LLP
A key priority of the Newsom Administration – the Delta Conveyance Project – has officially entered its next chapter. On July 22, the Department of Water Resources...
Womble Bond Dickinson
On October 18, 2021, EPA announced its PFAS Strategic Roadmap which outlines EPA's comprehensive agency wide approach for addressing PFAS.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a stunning turn of events, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced that a reconciliation budget deal had been made.
Jones Day
On April 23, 2022, Pennsylvania became the 12th state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ("RGGI"). Entry into the cap-and-trade program is one of the cornerstones...
Mintz
Starting as a $3.5 trillion legislative proposal to tackle climate change and shore up the social safety net, the Build Back Better Act was eventually scaled back to $2.2 trillion...
Foley & Lardner
Following its final rule for light-duty vehicles issued at the end of 2021, this past spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("U.S. EPA") proposed new emission standards...
Jones Day
In West Virginia v. EPA, a case argued by Jones Day, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that Congress did not authorize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
Worldwide
Debevoise & Plimpton
On July 25, 2022, the EU adopted the long awaited set of regulatory technical standards (RTS) in a Delegated Regulation supplementing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).
Debevoise & Plimpton
On July 25, 2022, the EU adopted the long awaited set of regulatory technical standards (RTS) in a Delegated Regulation supplementing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).
Jones Day
The regulation is likely to create new opportunities for natural gas and nuclear energy in the European Union, though it may not deter nongovernmental organizations from continuing to challenge fossil fuel...
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