Last week, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that chemical contamination discovered at the former Triple Cities Metal Finishing plant in Elmira, New York “presents a significant threat to public health and/or the environment”.
Long-Awaited California Residential Rate Design Reform Proposed at California Public Utilities Commission
On April 21, two Administrative Law Judges at the California Public Utilities Commission issued a long-anticipated proposed decision on residential rate design reform for the 3 large investor-owned utilities (IOUs) in California.
Regulators and researchers alike have long been trying to accurately estimate leakage rates from natural gas infrastructure, in order to understand the potential effects of such emissions on climate and human health.
Do Livestock Need to Know Constitutional Law? Discussng the Effect of Court Rulings On PA Farm Projects
Another title for this post could have been “Are my cows violating your constitutional rights?”
Sometimes new regulations come out of nowhere. And sometimes it is just a matter of time. Last week’s unveiling of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s (“BSEE”) offshore blowout preventer and well control regulations falls into the latter camp.
As you know, Davis & Gilbert produced our 2014/2015 Lessons Learned Practical Advice document, where our lawyers highlight major developments in the marketing communications industry, and offer tips and best practices for marketers and their agencies in 2015
Bringing some level of sanity to the current state of wetland and stream permitting, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an approved jurisdictional determination (JD) is a final agency action that can be challenged.
EPA Establishes New Refinery AP-42 Emission Factors: No Revision to Flare Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Factor
Last year, the EPA announced its intention to add or modify a number of AP-42 emission factors, primarily for petroleum refineries, pursuant to a consent decree entered into with Air Alliance Houston, Community In-Power and Development Association, Inc., Louisiana Bucket Brigade and Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (“Plaintiffs”).
“All good things come to those who wait,” certainly is not an expression that applies to property owners who receive wetlands jurisdictional determinations (JD) from the Army Corps of Engineers with which they disagree.