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The Financial Sector and Government Contractors in the Environmental Bull's-Eye

USA - May 28 2021 The Biden Administration on May 20, 2021, issued its latest and long-awaited Executive Order (EO) on climate-related financial risk. The EO…

Beth A. Viola, Dianne R. Phillips, Kara M. Ward.

The U.S. Financial System and Climate Risk

USA - January 21 2021 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a report in September 2020 highlighting the risk that climate change poses to the…

Dianne R. Phillips, Kara M. Ward.

ASTM's Proposed Definition of CREC May Jeopardize Landowner Liability Protections Under CERCLA

USA - October 26 2020 As currently drafted by ASTM International (ASTM), the Controlled Recognized Environmental Condition (CREC) definition confuses risk-based…

EPA Clarifies Superfund Liability Protections for State and Local Governments

USA - July 30 2020 State and local governments often deliberately acquire contaminated properties to assist with redevelopment efforts that can financially…

Meaghan A Colligan.

EPA Announces Termination of COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion Policy

USA - July 8 2020 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Termination Addendum to its temporary enforcement discretion policy for…

Alexandra E. Dobles, Bonni F. Kaufman, Meaghan A Colligan.