The development of offshore wind projects in the U.S. has been a story of high hopes and many setbacks. Thus far, 2015 has perpetuated the same storyline, with major setbacks plaguing one of the major U.S. offshore wind...more
Article 1 - The purpose of these measures is to ensure the rights of citizens, legal persons and other organizations to access environmental information, participate in and supervise environmental protection, to smooth...more
In July 2004, the Illinois legislature amended the state Environmental Protection Act to authorize the Attorney General to seek “an injunction, prohibitory or mandatory, to restrain violations . . . or to require such other...more
In 2004, the Illinois legislature amended the Illinois Environmental Protection Act to authorize mandatory injunctions to require cleanups of landfills. But could the courts use the statute to order cleanups of older...more
The National People’s Congress passed the Amendment to the Chinese Environmental Protection Law (the “Amendment”) on April 24, 2014. The amended Environmental Protection Law will take effect on Jan. 1, 2015.
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