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
Greenberg Traurig will host the first of a two-part Environmental, Health and Safety webinar series May 9, 2023. The COVID-19 pandemic, economic and logistical challenges, and a new administration…Continue Reading May 9 | Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental, Health and Safety Webinar – Part One
On March 14, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) which, if finalized, would set enforceable limits, known as Maximum Contaminant…Continue Reading PFAS in Drinking Water: EPA Proposes Historic New Regulation
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?
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
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 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