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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Is there a way to safely use social media in the interview process?
Last week, in Styrene Information and Research Center v. Sebelius, Judge Reggie Walton of the District Court for the District of Columbia rejected challenges to the decision by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to list styrene...more
In This Issue:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
A previously confidential New York state agency report analyzing the human health impact of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) operations released to a limited number of media outlets last Thursday concludes that HVHF...more
A recent study published in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences” found that Bisphenol A (BPA) can adversely affect fetal development in rhesus monkeys. The study’s findings raise concerns regarding BPA...more
In This Legislative Update:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan;...more
Over the years, many federal agencies have issued guidance or policy documents that critics charge should properly be classified as rules. Compared to the more demanding procedures involved in rulemaking, less formal...more
Recently, the City of Richmond, a bay area industrial and commercial hub, approved an innovative General Plan that includes a comprehensive element dedicated to community health and wellness. The city’s General Plan, which...more
Health care facilities are among the most heavily regulated facilities in the country. Along with the myriad of laws and regulations pertaining directly to the provision of health care, health care facilities are also subject...more
In This Issue:
- 126 Communications: Emerging Wireline, Media Ownership and Wireless Challenges
- 128 Congressional Investigations: Anticipated Areas of Focus
- 129 Environmental: The Potential Impact of EPA...more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued two proposed rules last week that would require manufacturers and importers of dozens of high production volume chemicals to provide health, environmental and usage data. EPA...more
In This Issue:
Court dismisses lawsuit against USGBC; GREEN BUILDING FOCUS - The legacy of a green pioneer; PepsiCo executive values LEED; $450M LEED community to replace power plant; Orange County USGBC proposes green...more
In 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency declared a public health emergency arising from the long term asbestos exposure of Libby, Montana residents. The exposure occurred due to the operation of a vermiculite mine in...more
In a potential move towards U.S.-style class actions, the European Commission (“EC” or “the Commission”) recently launched an initiative seeking public comments about potential options for collective redress in the European...more
Have you determined whether or not your hospital or medical care facility needs to report greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to EPA's October 30, 2009, mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting rule? Have you heard...more
On November 16, 2010, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (“DTSC”) issued revisions to its proposed Safer Consumer Product Alternatives regulations. In response to comments, DTSC made a number of significant...more
Steel producer Allegheny Ludlum will pay a $1.6 million civil penalty for alleged Clean Air Act violations at its Natrona plant in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, under the terms of a proposed Consent Decree lodged in federal...more
On April 15, 2010, both Houses of Congress introduced legislation aimed at revamping the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). As explained in more detail below, if adopted as written, this legislation could impose...more
During its first year in office, the Obama Administration has moved aggressively to adopt new regulatory initiatives and to enforce existing laws and rules. The level of activity will increase in 2010, as more Administration...more
The California Department of ToxicSubstances Control ("DTSC") is seeking comments on its revised "Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Advisory" ("DTSC Advisory") which emphasizes remediation over engineering controls at sites with...more
Featured on the national newspaper "La Repubblica".
Article on the environmental legal action initiated by Massimiliano Passalacqua on behalf of the citizens of Milano-Navigli against the Mayor of Milan....more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Congress closer to passing sweeping consumer product safety legislation
*Green consumer guide offers tips on avoiding deceptive product labeling
*Bill seeks to ban PVC packaging in...more
At time of writing, the City of Toronto was considering a new bylaw to introduce an Environmental Reporting and Disclosure Program that would require certain businesses to report, on an annual basis, the use or release of...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Toxic packaging bill moves to the Senate
*Legislators encouraging Congress to ban phthalates from toys and childcare products
*Playtex sued in Arkansas, could spark class action lawsuit over bisphenol...more
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