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EPA compromises (again) on the boiler rule: will it get any credit?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2011

On Friday, EPA proposed certain revisions to its rule on air emissions from boilers and commercial and industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWI

EPA defends the biomass deferral rule -- it feels more like Rube Goldberg every day

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2012

On Tuesday, EPA filed its brief in support of its rule deferring regulation of GHG emissions from biomass facilities until 2014

An example of true judicial restraint: Judge Robert Chambers affirms the Highland Mining 404 permit

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

After my post on judicial restraint and the lack thereof in Texas v. EPA, the opinion issued last week by Judge Robert Chambers, in Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, affirming the Corps’ 404 permit for Highland Mining’s Reylas Surface Mine, seemed particularly notable

Weighing the costs and benefits of cost-benefit analysis

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

I have previously posted about Cass Sunstein's efforts to bring cost-benefit analysis to government regulation. On Friday, E&E News reported on

Is EPA considering allowing PCB cleanups to proceed under RCRA, rather than TSCA? I'll believe it when I see it (and I hope I see it)

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2012

One headline in today’s Daily Environment Report stated that “EPA Considers PCB Regulatory Reform Amid State Regulator Criticism of Program”

EPA further delays issuance of post-construction stormwater regulation proposal; contractors and developers are distraught (not!)

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2011

Those following stormwater issues know that EPA is overdue to promulgate a proposed rule for stormwater controls at post-construction sites

Jarndyce v. Jarndyce has nothing on Comer v. Murphy Oil: the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms dismissal

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2013

Readers of this blog will recall the bizarre history of Comer v. Murphy Oil. In 2005, Plaintiffs brought tort claims against major GHG emitters

Which comes first, innovation or regulation?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2013

Two seemingly unrelated stories in Wednesday's trade press got me thinking - always dangerous - about the relationship between regulation and

Perhaps the next coastal project won't take 10 years: the First Circuit preempts some state authority

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

Public and private developers spend a lot of time talking about NIMBY, or Not In My Backyard

Another climate update: are moderates coming aboard?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

As Senators Kerry, Lieberman, and Graham get ready to release their version of a climate bill, negotiations with moderate Democrats are heating up