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California Environmental Law and Policy Update - June 2014 #2

Environmental and Policy Focus - Kings County lawsuit challenges Fresno-Bakersfield high-speed rail: Fresno Bee - Jun 5: The Kings County Board of Supervisors, the Farm Bureau, and a group of county residents filed...more

Chemical Purchasers May Be Operators and Liable for Releases That Occur During Shipment

Any company that purchases chemical products should be aware that it could potentially be liable for releases that occur during the shipment of the purchased products. In a recent New York District Count case, Kemira Water...more

The Construction Advantage – Issue 2

We hope you enjoy Bernstein Shur’s second edition of The Construction Advantage. This newsletter will provide you with insight into the current legal issues in construction, news and updates. Our goal is to provide practical...more

PA Tax Law News -- December 2013

In This Issue: Fuel Taxes Increased to Solve Transportation Funding Shortfall; PA Supreme Court Upholds Rejection of Township Business Privilege Tax; Unclaimed Property - Challenge to Delaware’s Auditing Procedures;...more

Transport: New French Scheme for Information on CO2 Emissions caused by Transportation Services having France as their Origin or...

Since October 1, 2013, companies active in the transportation of goods or passengers, as well as moving companies, offering transportation services having either their origin or their destination in France are subject to an...more

Your HazMat Is In The Air: When Things Go Wrong

With increased inspections and enforcement, businesses are discovering the hard way that many common materials are “hazardous materials” (“HazMat”) under U.S. DOT rules. ...more

California Heavy-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Regulations

Lessors of tractors or trailers may be subject to California's regulations pertaining to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. California's regulations pertain to heavy-duty tractors and 53-foot or longer box-type...more

Episode 65 – John Kalb Talks Electric Vehicle Charging Strategies

In Episode 65 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on June 2, 2012, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show moderator Bill Acevedo, chair of Wendel Rosen’s sustainable business practice group, welcomes John Kalb, founder of EV Charging...more

McAfee & Taft RegLINC - September 2011

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 1 Long-term reauthorization of CFATS remains uncertain 2 Potential impact on pesticide use in production agriculture 3 PHMSA publishes ANPRM: Safety of gas transmission pipelines NRC’s framework...more

Environmental Alert: New California Air Standards Provide Options for Cleaning Up Diesel Vehicle Exhaust

On December 12, the California Air Resources Board ("ARB") approved stringent operating standards for diesel powered engines. As part of California's continuing initiative to reduce air pollutants, the ARB approved...more

Environmental Alert: California Air Resources Board Releases Draft Scoping Plan Describing Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

This alert details the plan set forth by CARB to significantly reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions in California by 2020. The affected sectors include: *Transportation *Electricity generation *Commercial...more

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