On Aug. 17, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final, revised National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives (NECIs) for fiscal years 2024-2027, seven months after soliciting public commentContinue Reading EPA Announces Its Final National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives
Mary Katherine Andrews is a member of the Environmental Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Denver Office. Her practice focuses on Environmental Litigation and Energy Law, drafting, issuing, and enforcing regulations related to environmental protection.
Mary Katherine advises clients on litigation and enforcement matters, as well as related auditing and compliance matters, under the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). Mary Katherine is also a member of GT’s Water Law practice, assisting with matters regarding water rights.
The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) is seeking public comments on new strategies to replace the 2007 Colorado River Interim Guidelines for Lower Basin Shortages and the Coordinated Operations for…Continue Reading Federal Government Continues Efforts to Reform Colorado River Operations
On May 22, 2023, the Lower Colorado Basin States comprised of California, Arizona, and Nevada agreed to voluntarily conserve three million acre-feet of water over the next three years. This…Continue Reading Lower Colorado Basin States’ Compromise on Water Conservation
The federal government recently has acted to address the effects of the “megadrought” in the western half of the United States. These steps include (1) allocation of historic funding amounts…Continue Reading The Federal Government’s Colorado River Rescue Efforts