While the Court’s decision marks a symbolic defeat for EPA, it may not significantly alter power plant operators’ compliance efforts.
In a much anticipated decision delivered on the last day of the term, the Supreme...more
Despite a decline in civil environmental enforcement results, EPA remains poised to continue pursuing high stakes enforcement cases in 2015.
On December 18, 2014, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released...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
Decision in EME Homer City upholds CSAPR, but additional legal challenges and EPA revisions may still significantly alter CSAPR and delay its implementation.
On Tuesday, April 29, the United States Supreme Court...more