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EPA splits the baby on backup generators: still allows 100 hours use, but now requires ultra low sulfur diesel

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

Yesterday, EPA finalized revisions to the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for stationary reciprocating internal combustion

Integrated assessment models of the social cost of carbon: false precision is more false than precise

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2013

For those who both believe in the reality of climate change and dream of a day when Congress might get past gridlock and address the issue, the

CERCLA cost recovery or contribution claim: another judicial misstep

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 28 2012

The chaos unleashed by Aviall continues in a recent decision by the Seventh Circuit. In Bernstein v. Blankert, the Seventh Circuit revisited the issue

MassDEP tightens TCE indoor air regulation: the $64,000 question? What about closed sites?

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

Last week, MassDEP released new guidance on how it is assessing exposures to TCE in light of EPA new assessment of TCE risks released in September

Board oversight of CSR & the role of the CSR committee

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

Shareholders increasingly expect boards of directors to exercise greater oversight over the social and environmental impacts of corporate activities

House passes combined renewable electricityenergy efficiency standard

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2009

On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 219-212 to pass the American Clean Energy Security Act (the “House Bill”), which included a national combined renewable electricityenergy efficiency standard (“RES”

Is CO2 a regulated pollutant under the Clean Air Act? Not yet, at least in Georgia

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2009

Earlier this week, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed a decision of the Superior Court in Georgia that would have required Longleaf Energy Associates, developer of a coal-fired power plant, to perform a BACT analysis of CO2 emissions control technologies in order to obtain an air quality permit for construction of the plant

New York joins the bandwagon: incorporating GHG analysis into reviews of new project development

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2009

As most readers know, Massachusetts and California have been leading the pack in requiring analysis of greenhouse gas impacts in connection with reviews of new development

National cap-and-trade legislation passes the House: at 1,428 pages, nearly something for everyone

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2009

The narrow passage by the House of Representatives of H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, by a vote of 219-212 on Friday, June 26, marks the first time that major legislation on global warming has passed either house of Congress

Nanotechnology and site remediation: is the promise beginning to come to fruition?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2009

As a confirmed optimist and believer in technology, I’ve long thought that we can meet the challenge posed by global climate change as long as we implement the right policies to provide incentives to develop the necessary technologies