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EPA Seeks Comment on National Compliance and Enforcement Initiatives

As has been its tradition for nearly 25 years, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that it is seeking public comment on its National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives (“NECIs”) for fiscal years...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

CFTC Chair Confirms CFTC's Planned Involvement in Policing the U.S. Carbon Markets

On January 23, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”), Rostin Behnam, announced in his keynote speech at the Commodity Markets Council’s annual conference that the CFTC “can play a role in voluntary...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Azerbaijan Files Biodiversity Claim Under Bern Convention

On January 18, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it had commenced an action against Armenia under the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention). This...more

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States Increasing Regulation of PFAS Products Heralds Increased Litigation

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More and more state legislatures are looking to PFAS exposure as one of the main focuses of their new environmental regulations. As of this month, Maine banned the sale of residential carpets containing PFAS and became the...more

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2023 Federal Forecast – Agriculture

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The principal legislative focus for the agriculture sector in 2023 will be the new Farm Bill, which sets the policies for most of the country’s agriculture programs, authorizing mandatory and discretionary spending for...more

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Power Generation/U.S. Energy Information Administration Report: Role of Wind/Solar/Nuclear/Coal/Natural Gas Over the Next Two...

The United States Energy Information Administration published a January 19th report titled: Increasing Renewables Likely to Reduce Coal and Natural Gas Generation Over Next Two Years (“Report”)...more

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94th Arkansas General Assembly/ Tires: Bill Introduced to Commercialize Used Tire Recycling/Accountability Program

Representatives L. Fite, S. Berry, and Senator Rice have introduced House Bill 1234 (“HB1234”) titled: Arkansas Commerce Tire Program Act - HB1234 would replace the legislation known as the Used Tire Recycling and...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

EPA Requests Comment on NAMs to Screen for Endocrine Effects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on January 19, 2023, the availability of and solicited public comment on a draft white paper entitled “Availability of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) in the...more

Integral Consulting Inc.

Using Real-Time Buoy Data to Analyze Storm and Environmental Impacts

The past month of storms along the Pacific Coast have led to more than $15B in property and infrastructure damage from coastal erosion, mud slides and compound flooding. The Nine “atmospheric river” events that occurred in...more

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AGs Pen Letter in Support of EPA Finding on Dangers of Aircraft Fuel Lead Emissions

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A group of 12 AGs wrote a comment letter to the EPA in support of the agency’s proposed finding that lead emissions from aircraft fuel cause or contribute to air pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public...more

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DOI Seeks Comments on Proposal to Expand Natural Resource Damage Assessment Procedures

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The advanced notice of proposed rulemaking signals DOI’s interest in developing faster and more cost-effective methods to quantify natural resource damage claims. On January 18, 2023, the US Department of the Interior...more

Jenner & Block

Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage: A Pathway for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions

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As businesses continue to optimize their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies, an important arrow in the ESG quiver may be carbon di oxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS). CCS involves capturing,...more

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This NIMBY lawsuit is doomed but that doesn't mean that it won't cause considerable harm before it dies.

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Yesterday the Nantucket Residents Against Turbines were in Federal Court arguing the merits of their last ditch effort to stop the Vineyard Wind project which has taken ten years to plan and permit. ACKRat's lawsuit is one of...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

U.S. EPA Finalizes Step One of its “Clean Trucks Plan,” Tightening Emission Standards for Heavy-Duty Highway Engines and Vehicles...

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On December 20, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) finalized new emission standards for heavy-duty highway vehicles and engines, including heavy-duty trucks and other vocational vehicles such as fire...more

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Clean Fuels Funding Assistance Program: Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment - Division of Environmental Quality Announces...

The Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment - Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) issued a January 6th news release stating that it will: . . . continue accepting applications for the Clean Fuels Funding...more

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Climate Principles for Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisitions: Environmental Defense Fund/Ceres Publishes Report

The Environmental Defense Fund and Ceres (collectively, “EDF”) have published a report titled: Tackling Transferred Emissions: Climate Principles for Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisitions (“Report”)...more

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The US Inflation Reduction Act – The EV World is Watching - US trade rules to have significant impact on the law’s reach

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Enacted in August of 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was heralded by many as a landmark climate legislation in the United States. While the IRA’s tax credits for electric vehicles (EV) were among its most anticipated...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Colombia reanuda la recepción de propuestas de contratos de concesión minera

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La Agencia Nacional de Minería (ANM) de Colombia, indicó que se ha reabierto la presentación de propuestas de contrato de concesión minera y contratos de concesión minera con requisitos diferenciales. Ello, después de haber...more

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Effluent Guidelines/Clean Water Act: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Pre-Publication Notices Program Plan 15

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a pre-Federal Register Notice referencing the availability of preliminary Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (“Plan 15”). Section 304(m) of the Clean...more

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You’ll Soon Be Getting Your Mail Delivered by Electric Vehicles

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Biden administration officials announced on December 20, 2022, that the U.S. Postal Service intends to purchase over 66,000 electric vehicles by 2028, which would create one of the nation’s largest electric fleets in an...more

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EU Reaches Provisional Agreement on Carbon Import Charge

Key Points - The co-legislators of the EU recently reached a provisional agreement on a regulation for a CBAM. CBAM will require importers to the EU of covered carbon-intensive products to pay a charge for the carbon...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Drinking Water Enforcement and Compliance Likely to Remain an EPA Priority

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The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced it will continue to prioritize enforcement of, and compliance with, the Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA”) and federal drinking water regulations through Fiscal Year (“FY”)...more

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Federal Reserve Announces Pilot Climate Scenario Analysis Exercise Details

Last week, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) announced additional details on its pilot climate scenario analysis (CSA) involving six of the largest U.S. banks. The additional details include a Participant Instructions Document...more

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EPA Offers Guidance for Chemical-Exposure Assessments, but Its Risk Assessments Are Still Plagued by Inadequate Scientific Support

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program undertakes assessments of exposures to various chemicals in order to determine corresponding health hazards and toxicity values....more

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EPA Publishes Final Rule Revising Definition of “Waters of the United States”

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On January 18, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the Department of the Army published a new final rule to re-define “waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”) under the Federal Clean Water Act (“CWA”)....more

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