Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Doing Business in California, Proposition 65, the California Green Chemical Initiative and the Rigid Plastic Packaging Regulations
BB&K's Charity Schiller Discusses CEQA Baseline
This monthly publication provides information on compliance deadlines, regulatory developments, and other developments in federal, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire environmental and land use laws.
On August 7, the California Supreme Court filled the last gap in the interpretation of CEQA in the context of land use initiatives. Previously, the courts had determined that (1) CEQA compliance is required for land use...more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a major budget cut last year and is facing the same this year. But the agency is using creative settlement agreements, community projects, and some new high-tech tools to...more
On April 10, 2014, USEPA released its 99-page Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2014 – 2018. As part of the Strategic Plan, USEPA set out its Mission is to protect human health and the environment. USEPA plans to accomplish its...more
Electric utilities, pulp and paper mills, and manufacturers of all types are subject to a wide range of environmental requirements. Other businesses—like retail facilities, warehouses, and property management companies—are...more
The Center for Sustainable Shale Development, an organization dedicated to promoting collaboration between the oil and gas industry and environmental groups, has announced it is accepting applications for its new voluntary...more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is likely to spend more time and effort on promulgating new regulations than pursuing enforcement during 2014. The agency has acknowledged that budget cuts will affect the number of...more
Are you a manufacturer of products sold in plastic containers such as tools, consumer electronics, dish soap or soft drinks? Are you a company that rebrands these types of products for sale in your retail stores? Are you a...more
On November 6, 2013, ASTM International (ASTM) published a new Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, known as ASTM E1527-13.1 The new ASTM standard includes a number of substantive revisions to the...more
I am pleased to present to you DLA Piper’s “Doing Business in Japan” Guide.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy and remains cutting-edge in business. In 2012, 68 Global 500 Companies were headquartered in...more
Oil and gas drillers in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation may soon find themselves subject to more stringent environmental protection standards under regulations proposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental...more
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