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Holland & Knight
The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) convened a hearing to examine the pros and cons of designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS)...
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.
Exponent
Last November, in a potential landmark plastics pollution case, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a public nuisance lawsuit against a large food and beverage company claiming...
Steptoe LLP
The Sierra Club added to the string of legal challenges to the US Securities and Exchange Commission's climate disclosure rule on March 13, 2024.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Is a product recyclable if it is made of recyclable materials? Or is it recyclable when it can be recycled by waste management facilities? Last month, the United States District Court...
Jones Day
On January 12, 2024, the EPA announced a proposed new rule entitled Waste Emissions Charge for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems (the "Proposed Rule").
Venable LLP
Is a product recyclable if it is made of recyclable materials? Or is it recyclable when it can be recycled by waste management facilities?
Foley Hoag LLP
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is providing $100 million in funding to develop commercially viable carbon dioxide removal technologies through the Office of Fossil Energy...
Foley & Lardner
On February 8, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) published two proposed rules in the Federal Register that, if adopted, would list nine per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Nuclear energy has long been a topic of debate due to concerns about its environmental impact and the disposal of nuclear waste. However, a paradigm shift is underway that could revolutionize how we view nuclear waste.
McGuireWoods LLP
"Contaminants Compass" is a monthly McGuireWoods newsletter that provides updates, legal observations and actionable tips to navigate the evolving legal challenges...
Perkins Coie LLP
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan signed two proposed rules related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...
Holland & Knight
The 1984 Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments amended the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to add the following sections requiring corrective action for releases...
Crowell & Moring LLP
New Jersey places EV battery recycling responsibility primarily on the producers of EV batteries that they sell within the state.
Jones Day
On February 8, 2024, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed two regulations that would add nine per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ("PFAS") to the list of Resource...
Duane Morris LLP
On January 31, 2024, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan signed two proposed rules under the Resource Conservation...
Arnold & Porter
On January 31, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two proposed rules to amend EPA's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)...
Mintz
While I was on vacation last week, EPA proposed to identify as "hazardous constituents" nine of the "forever chemicals" known collectively as PFAS.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
On January 31, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA" or ​"the Agency") issued a proposal to amend Resource Conservation...
Crowell & Moring LLP
The proposed rules are a significant step toward EPA's national regulation of a number of PFAS in the realm of investigation and cleanup authority.
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