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Eleventh Circuit Defers to Sixth Circuit in WOTUS Challenge
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

This entry provides an update to our blog post on February 23, 2016 regarding the Sixth Circuit’s decision that it has jurisdiction to adjudicate


A Better Approach To Environmental Prosecution?
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

As the U.S. economy continues to rebound from the economic crisis of 2008, one of the issues that has come to the forefront is the lack of individual


USEPA Can Seek Restitution for CERCLA Clean-Up Based on EPA Accounting Table and EPA Employee Testimony Without Further Evidence
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed the guilty plea of Mark Sawyer for conspiring to violate the Clean Air Act


States and Industry Groups Challenge U.S. EPA’s Oil & Gas Methane Regulations
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

In July, the State of North Dakota filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging U.S. EPA’s final rule amending the


Good News for Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

In its 2015 Oil and Gas Annual Report, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Production reported a record 4.6 trillion cubic feet of natural


Climate Change and Pennsylvania’s Environmental Rights Amendment
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

In 2015, several minors living in Pennsylvania filed a climate change lawsuit in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania against the Governor and


Second Try for Post-Production Costs Prohibition
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

On June 27, 2016, the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee revived previously introduced legislation designed to clarify


TSCA Reform: Major Chemical Management Changes on the Horizon
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2016

The Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) became law in 1976 with the objective of regulating chemicals in commerce that posed an “unreasonable risk


Supreme Court Holds CWA Jurisdictional Determinations are Final Agency Actions
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

On May 31, 2016, The U.S. Supreme Court held that Clean Water Act jurisdictional determinations by the Army Corps of Engineers are final agency


New U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Agenda Announced
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2016

On Monday, May 23, U.S. EPA released a draft of its final Environmental Justice Strategic Plan for the Years 2016-2020, which is open for comment