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UK: Updated Green Finance Strategy 2023

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The government's updated net-zero Green Finance Strategy was published on 30 March 2023. We set out below the key elements of the updated Strategy which focuses on the need for green investment and on opportunities for the...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

State Legislative Developments: Oklahoma and West Virginia

On March 21, 2023 the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed House Bill 2547, which claims to be “designed to continue protections of state pension funds from strategies that would be harmful to the state’s energy...more

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EPA Good Neighbor Rule/Healthier Air for Downwind States: U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Hearing

The United States Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (“Committee”) held a March 29th hearing titled: The EPA Good Neighbor Rule: Healthier Air for Downwind States (“Hearing”)...more

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On the Heels of EPA’s Proposed Rule, New York State DEC Releases Final Ambient Water Quality Guidance Values for PFAS

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Just two days after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish legally enforceable drinking-water levels for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), reported by ELM...more

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94th Arkansas General Assembly/Tires: Legislation Introduced to Amend Used Tire Recycling and Accountability Act

Senate Bill 508 (“SB 508”) has been introduced which would amend various aspects of the Used Tire Recycling and Accountability Act (“Tire Act”). SB 508 was introduced by Senator J. Payton....more

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UK “Green Day” - Key Policy Measures Announced to Fuel Investment in Green Energy and Achieve Net Zero

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The UK government has unveiled a number of measures with the overall purpose of reaching net zero by 2050 and meeting the UK’s climate targets. On 30 March 2023, on what has been called the UK’s “green day”, the UK...more

Cozen O'Connor

Broad Street Brief: FY24 Budget Hearings Begin; Inquirer Kicks off Mayoral Candidate Profile Series; Wingard Out as President at...

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This week marked the beginning of a weeks-long series of public hearings to finalize Philadelphia’s budget for next year. Tuesday afternoon saw testimony from various department and agency heads that fall under the purview of...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FY 2024 Budget Request for EPA

On March 28, 2023, the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies held a hearing on the fiscal year (FY) 2024 budget request for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Nuclear Power Classified as Environmentally Sustainable in UK's Green Taxonomy

On March 15, 2023, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, announced that nuclear power will be classified as “environmentally sustainable” in UK’s green taxonomy, “giving it access to the same investment...more

Cozen O'Connor

EPA Efforts to Strengthen Air Quality Standards Meet AG Resistance

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A 19-state coalition of Republican AGs wrote a letter to the EPA opposing a proposed rule that adjusts the national ambient air quality standards for particulate matter (NAAQS) by lowering the annual allowable levels for air...more

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Update: EPA Issues Proposed Rule for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

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As expected, and as described in our March 15 client alert, EPA today published in the Federal Register its first-ever National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) for six PFAS substances in drinking water....more

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Canada Releases New Climate-Focused Guideline for Banks and Insurers

On March 7, 2023, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (“OSFI”), the Canadian government agency responsible for supervising federally-regulated financial institutions (“FRFI”) and insurance companies,...more

Downey Brand LLP

U.S. Senate Passes Joint Resolution of Disapproval to Overturn Biden Administration “Waters of the U.S.” Rule in Bipartisan Effort

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In the ever-evolving world of what constitutes a “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) for purposes of Clean Water Act applicability and regulation, on March 29, 2023, the United States Senate passed Senator Shelley Moore...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Suspends Commercial Trade from Mexico in All CITES-Regulated Products

On March 27, 2023, the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) suspended trade in all trans-border shipments from Mexico that contain specimens managed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Inflation Reduction Act Offers a Variety of Green Building Tax Incentives

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The IRS is currently in the process of implementing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), which addresses energy, tax and health policy. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), "The Inflation...more

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Multistate AG Coalition Urges EPA Action to Protect Pollinators from Sulfoxaflor Exposure

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Thirteen Democratic AGs, who account for 37% of national crop production, sent a comment letter to the EPA urging the agency to place nationwide restrictions on the use of sulfoxaflor, a pesticide that is toxic to bees and...more

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How to Navigate the New 2022 Inflation Reduction Act Tracker Database

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As reported in August 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) is the United States’ largest (and most complex) commitment to investing in climate change to date. The 725-page law provides a number of clean-energy tax...more

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IRA Brings Energy and Manufacturing Opportunities

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President Biden has repeatedly discussed the need to onshore or re-shore U.S. manufacturing to improve national security and competitiveness. The war in Ukraine and worldwide supply chain issues created by the COVID-19...more

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Cracking Down on Deceptive Green Marketing Claims – Recent Developments in the US and EU

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Just three months apart, both the US and EU have taken steps to specifically tackle misleading or unsubstantiated “green” claims made by companies to their customers, signaling an increasing focus on greenwashing on both...more

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Crypto Mining Not Going Anywhere – Maybe Just Not How You Think

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It has been a rough year for cryptocurrency mining. Just a year ago, the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing addressing the environmental effects of cryptocurrency mining, with a particular focus on the process’s use...more

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In Pursuit of a Final Rule: EPA Requests Additional Comments on Chrysotile Asbestos

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Chrysotile asbestos is the only known form of asbestos imported into the United States. It is found in a variety of products, such as sheet gaskets, brake blocks, and aftermarket brakes and linings. The chlor-alkali industry...more

Holland & Knight LLP

EPA Publishes Proposed PFAS Drinking Water Regulation

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on March 29, 2023, published in the Federal Register its long-awaited proposal to regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)...more

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Endangered Species Act: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Two Southern Freshwater Mussels for Listing

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (“Service”) has proposed to list two southern freshwater mussels under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”). See Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2022-0026....more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

MEES, the next chapter: plotting commercial real estate's route to net zero

1 April 2023 sees the last step in the MEES phase 1 journey come to fruition – meaning that (with limited exceptions) you cannot continue to let sub-standard property (that has an EPC rating below an E) without registering an...more

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Environmental Justice Update: Louisiana NGOs Sue Parishes Regarding Allegedly “Racist” Nature of Industrial Permitting

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Louisiana has been at the center of the past year’s eruption of environmental-justice related enforcement activities. The complaint in Inclusive Louisiana et al. v. St. James Parish et al., found here, is tied to three...more

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