We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results:1-10 of 11

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)


Federal district court rules in favor of the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind energy project
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

On Friday, March 14, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia released a much anticipated decision in the ongoing


Federal appeals court muddies the waters: finds that EPA has the last word on disposal site selection even after Army Corps’ issuance of a Section 404 permit
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2013

In the contentious context of mountaintop removal mining, a federal appeals court recently held, in Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. EPA, No. 12-5150 (D.C


Recent developments create mounting uncertainty concerning EPA’s regulation of stormwater under the Clean Water Act
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

Within the last few weeks, three separate legal developments have demonstrated the difficulty faced by the United States Environmental Protection


EPA’s release of the first phase of the dioxin reassessment and reference dose may lead to more stringent exposure standards and legal challenges
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2012

After much delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has released its findings regarding the non-cancer risks associated with dioxin.


Construction site operators must consider new EPA revisions to the stormwater general permit
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2012

Last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a new general permit for stormwater discharges from construction sites under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) of the Clean Water Act.


Massachusetts DEP proposes action plan for regulatory reform
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") is seeking public comment through December 5, 2011 on a Draft Action Plan for Regulatory Reform (the "Draft Plan").


Federal Trade Commission and consumers seek to curb potentially misleading green marketing claims
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

While the Federal Trade Commission prepares a final version of its revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, the Commission continues to pursue its enforcement program following the principles enumerated in the existing Guides.


EPA study signals intent to address potential hazards posed by pharmaceuticals and personal care products to domestic water supply
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2011

Through a study co-authored by Sullivan & Worcester Of Counsel Dr George Shrek, and Prof Gabriel Eckstein, Professor of Law at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, and funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (SPA), EPA has bugun the process of identifying enforcement tools for responding to the possible threat posed to human and environmental health by the presence of pharmaceutical and eprsonal care poducts (PPCPs) in the nation's water supplies.


Congressional attempts to curb U.S. EPA’s authority to address climate impacts create regulatory uncertainty
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2011

The House of Representatives, Energy and Power Subcommittee, held a hearing on February 9, 2011, concerning draft environmental legislation known as the Energy Tax Prevention Act 2011.