EPA Deletes Several Superfund Sites from the NPL and Targets More in 2018 and Beyond


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt says that expediting cleanups at Superfund sites is one of his top priorities.
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EPA Takes Initial Step to Replace Clean Power Plan


Uncertainty and speculation have swirled over the last few months regarding whether U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt would replace the Clean Power Plan (CPP) after proposing to repeal the plan in October.
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Blessed (Financial) Assurance: EPA Changes Superfund Direction


On Friday, December 1, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided NOT to finalize rules to require hard rock mines and mineral processing operations to provide financial assurance to fund future cleanups of their properties under the federal Superfund law (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)).
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Steps to Consider to Achieve Compliance by May 2018


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a uniform regulation aimed at protecting customer and employee personal information, becomes enforceable on May 25, 2018.
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New Wave of Climate Change Related Litigation Focuses on Industry


Climate change related cases are on the rise nationwide, just like sea water levels. In fact, according to a United Nations study released in May 2017, the U.S. has three times more climate change litigation cases than the rest of the world combined, and the number of countries with climate change cases has tripled since 2014.
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