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Waiting for Godot . . . Oops! The Decision’s Finally Out

Posted on August 29, 2012 by Andrea Field The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (Transport Rule) adopted by EPA in.... Read More

Interstate Air Transport Rule Vacated by the D.C. Circuit

Posted on August 28, 2012 by David Flannery EPA was handed a setback in its efforts to establish aggressive controls on.... Read More

5th Circuit Upholds EPA Approval of Affirmative Defense for Unplanned Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction Events

Posted on August 7, 2012 by Karen Crawford On July 30, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.... Read More

The Perils of Budget Balancing – or When to Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Posted on August 2, 2012 by Susan Cooke On June 14, the Washington Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the constitutionality of utilizing.... Read More

Do states have an independent, fiduciary obligation under the “Public Trust Doctrine” to protect air quality and to do so by regulating greenhouse gases (GHGs)?

Posted on July 30, 2012 by Jeff Civins Based on a doctrine going back to Roman times – the “Public Trust.... Read More

National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius: What’s In It for Environmental Law?

Posted on July 23, 2012 by Jonathan Z. Cannon The Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care.... Read More

OREGON’S AMBITIOUS 10-YEAR ENERGY ACTION PLAN

Posted on June 8, 2012 by Rick Glick On June 6, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber released his draft 10-Year Energy Action Plan..... Read More

ALABAMA JOINS OTHER STATES IN ENACTING UNIFORM ENVIRONMENTAL COVENANTS ACT

Posted on July 18, 2008 by Jarred O. Taylor, II Alabama joined a number of other states dealing with environmental covenants.... Read More

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Submits RGGI Regulations for Legislative Approval

Posted on June 9, 2008 by Gregory Sharp The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) has submitted for legislative approval regulations.... Read More