On November 22, industry groups filed in the D.C. Circuit five petitions for review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final amendments to new source performance standards (NSPS) governing the oil and natural gas production sector.
Thousands of underutilized properties in the City of Philadelphia could be made available for redevelopment in the future thanks to an eleventh-hour compromise on the pending Philadelphia Land Bank bill.
It appears that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“DEC”) will very likely face multiple legal challenges to its long-delayed issuance of a final Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (“SGEIS”) for the High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing (“HVHF”) regulatory program. Lawyers representing the Bankruptcy Trustee of Norse Energy Corp.
The City of Chicago’s approval of expanded tax-increment-financing industrial districts in the Englewood neighborhood last month probably appeared to be just another routine piece of local business. But behind that vote lay plans to expand a rail yard and the surrounding community’s fight to protect itself from increased air pollution and sickness.
On July 13, 2012, the United States Environmental Protection Agency promulgated a rule requiring new and revised data elements for Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Tier I and Tier II inventory reports. The changes required by this rule become effective on Jan. 1, 2014, and apply to Tier I and Tier II inventory reports submitted after that date.