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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


EPA proposes transport rule to address interstate air pollution
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2010

On July 6, 2010, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") released a proposed rule designed to address the transport of certain air pollutants across state boundaries


Wondering about the status of EPA's CCR rule? So are 11 environmental groups
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

EPA published two separate proposals for regulating coal ash one under Subtitle C and one under Subtitle D on June 21, 2010


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


No news is good news: Massachusetts updates its MEPA Greenhouse Gas Policy
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2010

Yesterday, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs released its Revised MEPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Policy and Protocol


Is EPA treading on thin ice with its climate change regulations?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2010

On a day when ClimateWire reported that thousands of walruses are stuck on land because their usual summer home - sea ice - has disappeared, I'm beginning to wonder whether EPA's stationary source GHG rules are similarly at risk


Not so fast with renewed NSR enforcement: power plants win a routine maintenance case
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

Last week, Judge Thomas Varlan handed the power plant sector a major win in the NSR enforcement arena, ruling that economizer and superheater replacement projects in 1988 at the TVA Bull Run plant were routine maintenance not subject to NSRPSD regulations


Can we balance the environmental costs and benefits of potentially hazardous chemicals?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2011

Only this week did I catch up to a letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius by more than 60 members of Congress asking that HHS perform further review of the National Toxicology Program’s 12th Report on Carcinogens before it is formally released


Kerry and Lieberman unveil energyclimate legislation
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2010

On May 12, Senators Kerry and Lieberman introduced their long-awaited energyclimate bill, the "American Power Act."


Cutting through the Gordian knot of allocation: if you were bad, you lose
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2011

In late 2009, Judge Griesbach ruled, in Appleton Papers v. George A. Whiting Paper, that parties who were significantly more “blameworthy” than others were not entitled to contribution from the less blameworthy parties