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TSCA reform in the House & Senate: extending EPA’s reach

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

On July 22, 2010, Representatives Rush (D-IL), Waxman (D-CA), Castor (D-FL), DeGette (D-CO), Schakowsky (D-IL) and Sarbanes (D-MD) introduced the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 (TSCA

Backlash: Senate proposals to tighten “buy American” requirements for renewable projects, limit EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory authority

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

Recent Senate legislative proposals may make clean energy grant money contingent on restrictions to purchase domestic goods and labor, and could place a moratorium on the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases through the Clean Air Act

Using cap-and-trade bonuses to promote early adoption: carbon capture and sequestration in the draft American Power Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2010

The Kerry-Lieberman climate bill promotes accelerated carbon capture and sequestration through cap-and-trade bonuses for electric utilities and industrial facilities that are early adopters of carbon storage technology and practices

Broad scope and impact of California “Green Chemistry” regulations

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

New draft “Green Chemistry” regulations released by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control are expected to impose substantial requirements on manufacturers, importers and retailers nationwide of a number of consumer products distributed in California

Hydraulic fracturing: is air the new water?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracing, continues to be closely scrutinized by the public and regulators alike for its potential impact on water resources, e.g., possible contamination of drinking water

PA revises permits to require recyclingre-use of hydraulic fracturing water

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) announced that it was revising a general permit, commonly required in connection with hydraulic fracturing (fracing) operations, to require that fracing wastewater be treated and recycled to other fracing wells

Drilling down on hydraulic fracturing; EPA dismisses "emergency powers" claim in latest regulatory twist

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

The practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracing) for natural gas is arguably the most visible and controversial energyenvironmental issue of the day

Senate bill calls for earthquake-hydraulic fracturing study

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2012

The link between hydraulic fracturing activity and seismic activity has been the subject of much discussion of late, including on this blog

EPA again concludes that Dimock well water is safe to drink

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2012

At the request of residents in Dimock, PA, for the past several months EPA has been testing drinking water wells for contamination that the residents attribute to nearby fracing activities by Cabot Oil

EPA releases final fracturing air rule

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released final regulations on April 17 to reduce certain emissions at hydraulically fractured wells by 95 percent