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The Need to Be Green: Focus on Environmental Sustainability Can Inure to Bottom Line for Cannabis Industry

USA - August 13 2021 A recent article published in Politico highlights some of the potential impacts of cannabis production on the environment. As the production of…

Great Lakes Cleanup Part of Infrastructure Package?

USA - August 12 2021 As part of the infrastructure package that was just approved on a bi-partisan basis by the Senate and is now moving on to the House, the Great Lakes…

EPA Issues Stop Sale Order for COVID-19 Disinfectant

USA - July 9 2021 On July 8, 2021, U.S. EPA issued a Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order (SSURO) for SurfaceWise2, one of only two “durable” disinfectants that had been…

Industry Organization Challenges EPA Cross State Air Pollution Rule

USA - July 1 2021 As the saying goes, “no good neighbor rule goes unpunished.” Thus, the latest attempt by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to…

EPA to revise or replace Trump-era Clean Water Act rules, but will leave existing rules in place for now

USA - June 24 2021 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), under Administrator Michael Regan, has begun the process of reviewing and revising two key Clean…

OSHA’s Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard Is Promulgated: The Countdown to a Legal Challenge Begins

USA - June 21 2021 By Gabrielle Sigel, Co-Chair, Environmental and Workplace Health and Safety Law Practice On June 21, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health…

OSHA’s Updated COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance: Now Employers Have the Hard Part

USA - June 15 2021 On June 10, 2021, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its long-awaited response to President’s Biden’s January 21…

Analysis of Recent and Forthcoming State Legislation on Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Preemptive Effects of Existing Federal Legislation

USA - June 3 2021 According to a report released in February 2021 by the organization Safer States, at least 27 US states will consider proposed legislation to…

California’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety Standard May Be Revised on Short Notice

USA - May 26 2021 On May 20, 2021, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“Board”) held a public meeting to consider revisions to the State’s…

Supreme Court Narrows Triggers for CERCLA Contribution Actions

USA - May 25 2021 In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Thomas, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case of Guam v. United States, No. 20-382, 593…