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Advanced Approaches to Stormwater Runoff Management Through Green Infrastructure
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

Green infrastructure refers to, among other things, the utilization of sustainable forestry and agriculture as elements of a cost-effective compliance


Considerations for Participants in the Expanding Market for Compensatory Mitigation Credits
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

In a recent blog post, we described the basic statutory and regulatory framework supporting the increasing popularity of mitigation banking. In this


Biofuel Mandates Escape Current EPA Scrutiny
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a regulatory program administered by EPA that requires petroleum-based transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to


Monetizing Vacant Land Through Mitigation Banking
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

A mitigation bank is a wetland, stream, or other habitat area that has been restored, established, enhanced, or (in certain circumstances) preserved


Dialogue on Carbon Pricing and the World Bank Spring Meetings with Citizens Climate Lobby at S&W
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • April 27 2016

Placing a price on carbon emissions is viewed by many policy-makers as the most efficient method of addressing climate change; however, this strategy


Water energynexus series: energy project due diligence in an era of water scarcity
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

As part of our series on the waterenergy nexus, this post discusses the need to include a water supply availability assessment as part of energy


Water security considerations in transactional due diligence and facility siting reviews
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

Until recent years, the availability of adequate water supplies with which to operate a business was a straightforward inquiry. Although the volume


Federal court rules that dairy farm’s mismanagement of cow manure violates Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

A Federal District Court recently ruled on summary judgment motions that the manure management practices of a large dairy operation violated the


From brown to green: transforming contaminated properties into renewable energy projects
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2015

A growing number of developers and local government leaders are taking advantage of state and federal incentives to transform former landfills and


USEPA addresses several stormwater-related issues
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2014

Over the past few decades, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has often exercised its authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA)