Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2023 “Best Law Firms” report for the 12th consecutive year andContinue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice Recognized in 2023 ‘Best Law Firms’ Report
Building on the Department of the Interior’s August 2022 announcement addressing the ongoing “megadrought” crisis in the Western United States, and October 2022 announcement that provided new “drought resilience” and …Continue Reading U.S. Interior Department Initiates Actions to Protect Colorado River System, Reduce Deliveries
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2023 “Best Law Firms” report for the 12th consecutive year and…Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice Receives 39 Rankings Nationally and in 15 U.S. Markets
Pennsylvania’s Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act of 1995, or Act 2, established Pennsylvania’s program for the voluntary cleanup of contaminated sites. Act 2 requires the Environmental Quality Board…Continue Reading Navigating Voluntary Cleanups in a World of Evolving Science
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to list two “forever chemicals”—perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS)—as “hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or…Continue Reading What Difference Will Listing ‘Forever Chemicals’ as Hazardous Substances Make?
The 2022 Monaco Memo highlights two “core principles” regarding voluntary self-disclosure. First, absent aggravating factors, DOJ will not “seek a guilty plea when a company has voluntarily self-disclosed, cooperated, and…Continue Reading DOJ’s Updated Corporate Crime Policies: Practical Considerations in the Environmental Context
EU law requires certain large companies to disclose non-financial information on the way they operate and manage social and environmental challenges. The current disclosure regime was introduced in 2014 by…Continue Reading EU to Make Changes to Its Sustainability Reporting Rules and Impose New Obligations on Non-European Companies
I recently wrote a column for The Legal Intelligencer’s Pennsylvania Law Weekly, reposted on this blog here, raising questions about whether the Pennsylvania courts have correctly identified the…Continue Reading Oil and Gas and Another Questionable Pennsylvania Environmental Rights Amendment Decision