On Jan. 26, 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) solicited public input to inform two new Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) programs creating standards and labeling for construction materials that have

Continue Reading Inflation Reduction Act: EPA Invites Stakeholder Input on Grant/Technical Assistance Programs for Lower-Embodied Carbon Construction Materials, Standards

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a “supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking,” calling for comments on air pollution standards for control of methane emissions from new and

Continue Reading EPA’s Methane ‘Super-Emitter’ Proposal: Getting Outside Help

On June 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in West Virginia, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency.
Continue Reading West Virginia, et al. v EPA – What It Is and What It Means for Continued Coal-Based Electrical Generation in the U.S.

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?

Greenberg Traurig Tampa office Shareholders David Weinstein and Christopher Torres and Associate Kayli Smendec co-authored the chapter titled “Environmental Enforcement and Crimes” in Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year
Continue Reading Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2021

This article is an effort to hit the “reset” button on the frequently breathless commentary on the recently argued Supreme Court case (West Virginia et al v. EPA) addressing
Continue Reading Journey to the U.S. Supreme Court – Regulating Power Plant Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In yet another “sue and settle” case, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed entering into a consent decree agreeing to rule on the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) petition
Continue Reading EPA Considers Classifying Discarded PVC Plastic as Hazardous Waste

On his first day in office, President Biden issued Executive Order 14008, calling on federal agencies to prioritize environmental justice and find ways to address disproportionate pollution impacts on
Continue Reading Cumulative risk by any other name: Seeking environmental justice in an era of statutory, regulatory, and scientific uncertainty

In Part 2B of Greenberg Traurig Environmental Shareholder David Mandelbaum’s conversation with William Hengemihle of FTI Consulting on Superfund allocation disputes under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
Continue Reading E2 Law Podcast: Episode 18 | ‘Fairness’ in Superfund Allocation Matters, Part 2B