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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Executive Order Set to Expedite Permitting and Authorization of Infrastructure Projects


During the campaign and thus far in the current administration, the President has prioritized the modernization of the Nation’s infrastructure and promised a $1 trillion investment plan to help fund that vision.
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Federal Appeals Court Limits U.S. EPA’s General Waiver Authority under the Renewable Fuel Standards Program


In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit determined that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) wrongly invoked its general waiver authority and set the volumes for renewable fuel that must be blended into transportation fuel below the targets called for by Congress.
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EPA Given Additional Time to Ponder Next Steps on Clean Power Plan as Court Grants Another Stay


Over the last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit stayed two high-profile litigations concerning the regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from new and existing coal-fired power plants.
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EPA’s Task Force Recommendations to Revamp and Expedite Superfund Cleanups and Process – A Welcome Change


While the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Superfund program under the Comprehensive Environmental Response and Liability Act or “CERCLA” has often been dubbed the “Comprehensive Employment and Retirement Lawyers Act,”...
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