Existing and new power plants face increasing complexity as EPA’s historic final rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions represents a major expansion of EPA’s regulatory authority.
In a rare presidential announcement of...more
EPA proposes eliminating all startup, shutdown and malfunction affirmative defense provisions from SIPS.
On September 17, 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a supplemental notice of...more
US Supreme Court rules CERCLA Section 309 does not preempt state statutes of repose. Federal causes of action remain unaffected.
Last week, in a 7-2 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger that...more
We analyze EPA’s novel proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants as it will shape its regulation of other industry sectors.
On June 2, 2014, EPA released its long-anticipated proposal to...more