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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…

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…

Supreme Court Procedural Clarity Provides Win for Industry in Climate Case

USA - May 19 2021 On May 17, 2021, the United States Supreme Court ruled 7-1 that the Fourth Circuit should have considered all of the fossil fuel companies’ grounds…

EPA Announces Plans to Require Additional Chemical Reporting under its Toxic Release Inventory

USA - May 7 2021 On Friday, April 30, 2021, the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced significant steps the agency intends to take…

Earth Day 2021: CERCLA and RCRA in The Biden Administration: Elevating Climate Change and Environmental Justice in Addressing Hazardous Wastes

USA - April 23 2021 We close out the Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog's weeklong celebration of Earth Day with the two federal programs aimed at cleaning up existing…