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Wyoming v. Dept. of Interior Rejects Hydraulic Fracturing Rule on Federal and Tribal Lands as "End Run" around Congress

USA - June 27 2016 In Wyoming v. Department of Interior, the Obama Administration faced a setback to its environmental agenda, as a federal district court judge struck...

Bryan M. Stockton, Norman F. Carlin.

Supreme Court Blocks Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan

USA - February 11 2016 On February 9, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an unprecedented grant of applications to stay the Clean Power Plan, President...

Bryan M. Stockton, Brendan J. Hennessey, Matthew W. Morrison.

The U.S. Supreme Court upholds EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., paving the way to further use of cap-and-trade programs to control emissions of SO2 and NOX from electric power plants

USA - May 9 2014 On April 24, the Supreme Court issued a 6-2 decision in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., No. 12-1182, 572 U. S. ____, 2014 WL 1672044 (2014)...

Peter H. Wyckoff, Anthony B. Cavender, Michael R. Barr, Matthew W. Morrison, Corrie L. Plant.

Be careful what you look for: EPA updates “all appropriate inquiries” environmental diligence standard

USA - January 8 2014 On December 30, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") amended its "All Appropriate Inquiries" rule, which sets out the standard for...

Alina J. Fortson, Norman F. Carlin, Joseph Ferranti.

Did EPA overstep in applying soil vapor intrusion guidance to commercial buildings?

USA - August 19 2013 In April 2013, U.S. EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response issued two guidance documents on soil vapor intrusion. One addresses general...

Peter H. Wyckoff, Sheila McCafferty Harvey, Reza Zarghamee.