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The President issues his climate action plan: not much mention of Congress
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

President Obama yesterday released his Climate Action Plan, together with a Memorandum concerning EPA's issuance of rules governing carbon emissions


Copyright law reform engages both courts and Congress
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2013

Big changes may be afoot in copyright law these days, via both litigation and legislation. Courts are considering sweeping infringement claims with


When is the meaning of a statute sufficiently plain? The D.C. Circuit restores EPA authority to withdraw approval of section 404 permits
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2013

In a decision on Tuesday that must have sent shivers down the spine of every coal company executive, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals restored EPA's


Summary of Supreme Court Affordable Care Act opinion
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

In a 5-4 decision issued today and authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s individual mandate the requirement that most individuals obtain health insurance that meets the statutory definition of minimum essential coverage.


Investors urge Congress to prioritize proposed transparency in supply chains legislation
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2012

A coalition of 80 institutional investors sent a letter to Congress last week in support of the Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act (HR 2759).


Cybersecurity legislation to come to Senate floor in January 2012
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

According to a November 16, 2011 letter from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to his Republican counterpart, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, it is his "intent to bring comprehensive cyber security legislation to the Senate floor for consideration during the first Senate work period next year.".


U.S. Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of Affordable Care Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari (meaning it has agreed to hear an appeal) on three petitions concerning the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).


"Foreign spies stealing US economic secrets in cyberspace"
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2011

With an inflammatory title like "Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace," the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive's "Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage, 2009-2011" is tough to ignore.


Clean power plants make good neighbors: EPA grants first sole source petition under Section 126 of the Clean Air Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2011

Yesterday, EPA announced that it was granting the petition submitted by New Jersey under 126 of the Clean Air Act, requiring the Portland Generating Station in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Pennsylvania, to reduce emissions of SO2, in order to avoid causing exceedances of the NAAQS for SO2 downwind in New Jersey.


Who's afraid of cost-benefit analysis?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2011

E&E Daily reported this week that Congressional Democrats are opposing the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011.