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U.S. EPA and the Army Corps finalize much-anticipated “waters of the United States” definition
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

On May 27, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) issued a highly


FedEx asks federal appeals court to block California enforcement case alleging mismanagement of damaged products
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

On February 23, 2015, FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. ("FedEx") filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("9th Circuit"


EPA announces it will release new guidelines on vehicle MPG ratings
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

The EPA announced, on February 23, 2015, that it will release new guidelines for vehicle fuel economy testing. The new guidelines will apply next


Regulators respond to recent crude by rail incidents: ten considerations before shipping crude by rail to mitigate exposure
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 27 2015

Last week's derailments in West Virginia and Canada bring more scrutiny to the already heavily scrutinized shipment of crude by rail given the


California development: proposed amendments to CEQA Guidelines significantly change transportation analyses
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

On August 6, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) released a preliminary discussion draft of proposed amendments to the California


Perspectives on the risk and reward of regulatory compliance
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 25 2014

Regulation is having an increasingly transformative impact on modern shipping. The North American and European 0.1 sulphur Emission Control Areas


Sink or swim? The imminent ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

Ballast water is an essential component of vessel safety and efficiency throughout the global fleet. Each year, vessels transfer around 12 billion


Crude-by-rail update: what to expect from recent crude oil derailments
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

These are uncertain and stressful times for all involved in the transportation of crude oil by rail. Since February 14, two fiery derailments in West


Coast Guard looks to expand Safety and Environmental Management Systems to vessels on the OCS
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

On September 10, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (APNRM) in the Federal Register stating its intent


CAFE standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2012

The White House announced last week that it is reviewing an Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration final rule that would increase the fuel economy requirement for cars and light-duty trucks to a combined 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 and establish more stringent greenhouse gas emissions standards