Robert Lawrence

Robert Lawrence

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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How Will the Passing of Justice Scalia Impact the Supreme Court’s Review of the EPA Clean Power Plan Case?

Last week, we wrote about the Supreme Court's unprecedented issuance of a stay prohibiting the implementation of the "Clean Power Plan" while a judicial challenge to the Plan is pending. The extraordinary stay decision...more

2/18/2016 - Carbon Emissions Clean Power Plan Coal-Fired Generation Corporate Counsel Energy Sector EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Power Plants SCOTUS Stays

Supreme Court Stays Clean Power Plan

In a highly unusual action, the United States Supreme Court yesterday issued a stay prohibiting the implementation of the "Clean Power Plan," a final regulation issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") on...more

2/12/2016 - Carbon Emissions Clean Air Act Clean Power Plan Climate Change Coal-Fired Generation Energy Sector EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions SCOTUS Stays

EPA Clarifies "Innocent Tenant" Liability Under CERCLA

Recent EPA guidance imposes new environmental due diligence and compliance requirements on prospective commercial and industrial tenants. The guidance purports to clarify an exemption from liability, but actually confirms...more

4/8/2013 - CERCLA Commercial Leases Compliance Due Diligence Environmental Liability EPA Landlords Risk Management Tenants

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