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New Challenges to Permitting Under the Clean Air Act

USA - December 4 2023 Under the federal Clean Air Act, new major sources of air pollutants and major modifications to existing sources are required to obtain…

COP28: What to Expect in Dubai

Global, United Arab Emirates, USA - November 30 2023 The 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiating process will take place in…

California Attorney General issues stark warning to businesses regarding enforcement of pfas in food packaging and cookware laws

USA - November 27 2023 On October 17, 2023, the California Attorney General (AG) Rob Bonta released an Enforcement Advisory letter to manufacturers, distributors, and…

New Report Suggests DOJ to Continue Actively Pursuing Environmental Justice-Focused Enforcement Actions

USA - November 6 2023 On October 13, 2023, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) published its first annual report detailing the implementation of its Comprehensive…

European Union Advances Mandatory ESG Reporting Standards

European Union, USA - October 24 2023 A set of mandatory environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting standards, the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), are set…

EPA’s Latest Proposed Coal Ash Rule May Impact Beneficial Use

USA - October 19 2023 On May 18, 2023, EPA proposed a rule that would expand the federal regulations governing the management of coal combustion residuals (“CCR”) to cover…

First-in-the-Nation Climate Disclosure Bills Become Law In California

USA - October 16 2023 On October 7, 2023 California Governor Gavin Newsom signed two landmark two climate disclosure laws aimed at making major companies publicly disclose…

Frequently Asked Questions About EPA’s Expansive PFAS Reporting Rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act

USA - October 11 2023 On October 11, 2023, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited final rule imposing detailed reporting requirements on…

Fixing the Class VI Permit Application Backlog

USA - September 25 2023 Many involved in carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) policy foresaw several years ago the situation we are in now: lots of Class VI…

Agencies Issue Final Rule to Amend the 2023 “Waters of the United States” Definition

USA - September 13 2023 On September 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) (together, the Agencies) published a…