Stibbe | European Union, Netherlands | 21 Sep 2023
Kwaliteit van oppervlaktewaterlichamen en de term ‘achteruitgang’ De KRW is een Europese richtlijn die in 2000 werd aangenomen. Het belangrijkste…
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | 1 May 2023
This article outlines pertinent legal and policy climate change developments in the United States during the past week. The Inflation Reduction Act is fuelling energy-related jobs across the United States, while a new climate rule will stipulate that energy plants must employ carbon capture more quickly. In other news, the Department of the Interior announced the availability of $140 million......
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | USA | 24 Apr 2023
This article outlines pertinent legal and policy climate change developments in the United States during the past week. While Biden is currently working to repair water systems, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a rule enforcing emissions limits on power plants. In other news, scientists have identified an abnormal rise in seas levels over the past decade.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 21 Apr 2023
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange proposes mandatory climate risk disclosures, EU regulators outline proposals to simplify the EU SFDR, and the UK and Australia introduce Nature Market credits – plus other key updates.
International Law Office | Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom | 21 Mar 2023
To mark World Water Day, this article spotlights the water challenges faced by three countries - Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom - as…
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law | Switzerland | 20 Mar 2023
Switzerland enjoys the privilege of having large, excellent quality water reserves. However, in recent decades, intensive land use, intensive agriculture, wastewater from industry and households and global warming have posed substantial threats to water. Switzerland has drawn up a comprehensive plan for the preservation of this invaluable resource.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP | United Kingdom | 20 Mar 2023
It is fair to say that there is currently no higher profile environmental issue than water on the UK political agenda. In that context, at the end of January 2023, the UK government published its Environmental Improvement Plan 2023 for England. With the current data providing cause for concern across a range of water issues, but with an ambitious policy framework of domestic targets in place,......
Advokatfirman Lindahl | Sweden | 20 Mar 2023
Almost the entire Swedish population has access to safe drinking water and good sanitary conditions. Drinking water is usually good quality and, in most places, not in short supply. The Swedish legal drinking water framework is based on the responsibility for municipalities to provide public water services in settled areas and a need from a health and environmental perspective for collective......
Lexology PRO | Global, USA | 20 Jan 2023
As the EPA creates new reporting requirements and states file major class action litigation, businesses should take steps to evaluate PFAS operations risk management and work towards mitigation in 2023.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP | USA | 8 Nov 2022
From water infrastructure failures in Jackson, Mississippi, to a political and financing puzzle in California, water affordability is an emerging…