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Thirteen proves to be a somewhat unlucky number for RGGI

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2011

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) celebrated its third anniversary by holding its 13th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide allowances on Wednesday

MassDEP formally proposes MCP reforms: it’s about time? Job well done? Definitely both.

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2013

On Friday, MassDEP issued the formal public comment draft of its package of regulatory reforms under the Massachusetts Contingency Plan. Overall

The subtext of Sackett v. EPA

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

In its unanimous decision yesterday in Sackett v. EPA, the Supreme Court’s communicates more than a little exasperation with its co-equal branches of government

Not a good week for private climate change litigation: the Supreme Court denies review in Kivalina

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2013

It has not been a good run for plaintiffs in private climate change litigation. As we noted last week, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed

Hurray! A district court actually follows Burlington Northern

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

Recently, I expressed concern that District Courts, which traditionally have never seen a CERCLA plaintiff they didn't like, would ignore the Supreme Court's Burlington Northern decision - at least until there is another Supreme Court decision affirming that Supremes really meant the two-part holding in Burlington Northern: (1) divisibility isn't that hard and (2) parties aren't liable as arrangers unless they actually intended to dispose of hazardous material

Forthcoming changes to RGGI? Let's start with the Big Cap.

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2010

The cap in the nation's first mandatory cap-and-trade system is probably set too high

Among cap and trade, RES, and CES, which would work best? The one that's not currently under consideration

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

After the death of Waxman-Markey, and given the current political climate, cap and trade is the Legislation Which Shall Not Be Named

Superfund consent decrees are forever

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

As one Potentially Responsible Party in Wisconsin recently discovered, Superfund consent decrees are the gift that requires you to keep giving

Lisa Jackson says public pressure will clean up fracking. Really.

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

According to E&E News, Lisa Jackson said Friday that public pressure, not EPA regulation, will clean up fracking

More tea leaves to read: EPA announces an eleven-month delay in its cooling water intake structure rule

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

Earlier this week, I noted that EPA had announced that it was reconsidering parts of the Utility MACT rule and staying its effectiveness for three months