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HTMLEPA Announces Approval of New Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standard
Nancy W. McBrady, Sharon Gwatkin Newman; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 6, 2014
On December 30, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that, effective immediately, it was amending the rule impacting the type of due diligence necessary to avoid Superfund liability as a prospective purchaser of contaminated property.

 

HTMLRetroactive Stormwater Permitting—An Update on the July 10, 2013 Residual Designation Petition
Preti Flaherty Beliveau Pachios LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 18, 2013, previously published on October 17, 2013
As reported in our July 22 web posting, a consortium of environmental organizations has filed petitions in three U.S. EPA regions, asking EPA to use its "residual designation authority" (RDA) under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to require industrial, commercial and institutional sites in...

 

HTMLHazard Communication Standard - Changes Start on December 1, 2013
Nancy W. McBrady, David B. Van Slyke; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 18, 2013, previously published on October 16, 2013
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is changing its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) by aligning it with the United Nation's Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Since 1983, the HCS has required employers to disclose...

 

HTMLEndangered Species Act Proposed Rulemaking
Sharon Gwatkin Newman; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2013, previously published on September 23, 2013
On September 4, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) (collectively, the "Resource Agencies") jointly proposed new regulations governing the issuance of "incidental take statements" (ITSs) under Section 7 of the Endangered...

 

HTMLThe 2013 Maine Omnibus Energy Bill - What You Need to Know
Anthony W. Buxton, Todd J. Griset; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2013, previously published on July 31, 2013
The 2013 Maine Omnibus Energy Bill was one of the highlights of the recent legislative session. It had its beginnings in Representative Ken Fredette's desire to do something about energy costs for Maine consumers. Governor LePage highlighted reducing the cost of energy as one of his priorities in...

 

HTMLEPA Reduces Regulatory Burden for Industrial Facilities Using Solvent Wipes
Sharon Gwatkin Newman, David B. Van Slyke; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2013, previously published on July 25, 2013
On July 23, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it was modifying the hazardous waste management regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to conditionally exclude solvent-contaminated wipes, provided that businesses clean or dispose of them...

 

HTMLCourt Remands EPA Secondary Ozone Standard
Jeffrey D. Talbert; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2013, previously published on July 23, 2013
Today, July 23, 2013, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rendered a decision in Mississippi v. EPA, No. 08-1200, an appeal brought by several states, the District of Columbia, New York City, and several industry, and environmental groups against EPA regarding the National Ambient Air Quality...

 

HTMLRetroactive Stormwater Permitting of Existing Development - Coming to a Parking Lot Near You?
Sharon Gwatkin Newman; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2013, previously published on July 22, 2013
On July 10, 2013, a consortium of environmental organizations filed a petition with the U.S. EPA, asking the Agency to make a determination under the Clean Water Act (CWA) that stormwater discharges from impervious surfaces (e.g., building rooftops, parking lots and roadways) at commercial,...

 

HTMLClimate Change Poses Risks to U.S. Energy Sector
Todd J. Griset; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2013, previously published on July 11, 2013
Climate change poses significant risks to U.S. energy infrastructure, and the reliability and cost of the services it enables, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Energy.

 

HTMLObama's Climate Change Action Plan
Todd J. Griset; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2013, previously published on June 26, 2013
On June 25, President Obama unveiled his climate change action plan. The outline of his plan was set forth in a 21-page written document, coupled with a speech delivered at Georgetown University and broadcast online at whitehouse.gov/live, and presents his vision for a unilateral approach to...

 


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