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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

A man's home (or mall or other business) may be his castle -- but he still has to provide access when contamination is at issue

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2011

Two recent decision illustrate that PRPs do hold some cards in hazardous waste litigation, particularly if they are willing to be aggressive in investigating the contamination

MEPA case law: a lose-lose proposition

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

Yesterday, the SJC issued its eagerly awaited decision in Ten Persons of the Commonwealth v. Fellsway Development

Stormwater discharges from construction activity: what next from EPA?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2009

Construction and development companies praying for an economic recovery next year have something else to worry about: pending new EPA regulations regarding stormwater discharges from construction activities and claims from environmental groups that EPA’s proposal isn’t stringent enough

EPA issues construction stormwater rule - first national standards with numeric limits

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2009

Yesterday, EPA released its effluent guidelines for construction sites

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”

How is mountaintop mining like Cool Hand Luke?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

In Cool Hand Luke, Paul Newman is sentenced to two years on a chain gang for cutting the heads off of municipal parking meters

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

Coming soon from EPA: more enforcement

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2010

If environmental lawyers have been wondering when they're going to get their share of economic stimulus, it's time to stop wondering