The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are redoubling their efforts to target the upstream oil and gas industry.
On 19 December 2014, the EPA placed on its website a controversial new rule on how coal ash is regulated when disposed in wet surface impoundments and dry landfills.
The Environmental Protection Agency published a proposal on 25 November 2014 to revise the Clean Air Act’s National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone.
On 19 May 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a long-awaited final rule establishing requirements governing the location, design, construction, and capacity of cooling water intake structures (CWIS) at existing power generating and manufacturing facilities. Pursuant to section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the EPA is required to establish the “best
This CLE webinar will provide environmental counsel with an in-depth review of the EPA’s newly proposed revision that widely expands the reach of its rule defining “waters of the U.S.” The panel will examine the huge number of entities, businesses, and local governments that will be impacted as well as how—and the expected legal challenges
In a per curiam decision (issued by the whole three-judge panel), the D.C. Circuit recently upheld EPA’s endangerment finding and several greenhouse gas (GHG) emission rules under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The decision endorses EPA’s current regulation of GHGs, and paves the way for future GHG rulemaking. The D.C. Circuit addressed challenges to several