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Jenner & Block
In January 2023, as part of U.S. EPA's Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15, U.S. EPA announced its plans to conduct a POTW Influent PFAS Study to gather data on the discharge...
K&L Gates
On 7 March 2024, the Illinois Pollution Control Board (Board) proposed amendments to its Ground Water Quality regulations,1 which would set standards for selected per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) compounds at or near their levels of detection and would result in some of the most stringent standards in the country.
Nossaman LLP
On April 2, 2024, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) released the California Water Plan Update 2023 (CWP 2023 Update). DWR's press release dubs
Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Godfrey & Kahn has been tracking and advising clients regarding notable PFAS developments, including two massive PFAS settlements that manufacturers of PFAS have agreed to with a class...
Nossaman LLP
In response to "multiple" cyber threat vectors, the Biden administration has asked governors of all 50 states to generate cybersecurity plans within 90 days (approximately July 1, 2024) to protect local water and wastewater facilities.
Nossaman LLP
The Biden-Harris administration is redoubling its efforts to improve cybersecurity for the nation's water systems. In March, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) on March 22, 2024, announced its plans for enhancing the protection of the country's wetlands following the U.S. Supreme Court's Sackett v. EPA decision.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Echoing recent revisions strengthening the Risk Management Program under the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA" or ​"the Agency")...
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
If you deny the administrative state's need to dominate the most mundane aspects of your everyday life, consider Louisiana....
Mintz
EPA picked another Clean Water Act fight with the United States Supreme Court last week and I don't understand why EPA thinks it is a fight it can win...
Mintz
Last August, when EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers published their tenth attempt to determine the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act...
Nossaman LLP
On March 12, 2024, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced updates to the "Make Conservation a California Way of Life" framework that is based on SB 606 and AB 1668 from 2018.
Liskow & Lewis
On December 18, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit applied the U.S. Supreme Court's Sackett v. EPA decision redefining waters of the United States ("WOTUS")...
Jones Day
On January 10, 2024, a class action lawsuit survived a motion to dismiss a complaint alleging injury due to misleading "carbon neutrality" branding on bottled water.
Liskow & Lewis
Environmental groups are asking the federal appellate courts to vacate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent decision to grant Louisiana primacy over Class VI injection wells.
Mintz
A little over five years ago, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation gave Federal Judge Richard Gergel of South Carolina the burden of disposing of any cases "alleg[ing] that AFFF....
Ankura Consulting Group LLC
In recent years, local governments have imposed restrictions or outright bans on the use of natural gas in residential and some commercial buildings, mostly affecting new construction and grandfathering existing buildings.
Perkins Coie LLP
In support of the Biden administration's goal of 15 gigawatts (GW) of floating wind by 2040 and Oregon's goal of 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)...
Mintz
The United States Supreme Court isn't done with the Clean Water Act and EPA's interpretation of it.
Winston & Strawn LLP
With 80 percent of the world's wind resources in deep water, the future of offshore wind power generation is in floating offshore wind turbines (often abbreviated FOWT).
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