The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced on January 28, 2015 that it has finalized a new regulatory regime to allow the construction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling stations in all parts of the State except for New York City.
Thanks to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, there is one less obstacle in the way of Commonwealth businesses and residents faced with a massive snow removal and cleanup effort in the wake of the January 2015 Blizzard.
I’m addicted to weather reporting. Give me 30 minutes of Jim Cantore standing in the middle of a hurricane over even the best cable or Netflix drama any day. The recent build up and TV coverage of “BLIZZARD ’15!!!!” had me mesmerized.
Palm Beach County will soon commence operations of the nation’s first commercial waste-to-energy trash incinerator in 20 years.
United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas (“UKOOG”), the representative body for the UK onshore oil and gas industry, have published guidelines for establishing environmental baselines that aim to identify variations in environmental conditions which may be attributable to onshore hydrocarbon activities.
Who should decide when, where, how, and even if, hydraulic fracturing should occur?
Washington’s New Mercury Light Recycling Program May Be Consumer Funded, but Producers and Retailers Face Compliance Obligations
The New Year brought with it new obligations for any company that produces or sells mercury-containing lights in (or into) Washington State.
Bernkopf Goodman environmental partner Betsy Mason recently contributed an article – “Supreme Court Sets New Rules For Cell Tower Denials” – to the January 2015 CRE Insider, a special supplement of Banker & Tradesman.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Florescent Lights & Analytical Balance; NESHAP & Affirmative Defenses; And WOTUS Supporting Documents & Public Comments
Focus recently on the courts does not mean that the agencies have been silent, and while they have been relatively quiet, they continue to raise some interesting issues.