Topic: Environmental Protection Agency

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Cyber Attacks, China Regulations, Virtual Currencies, Religious Accommodation

We know how this turned out… On this day in 1876, both Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray applies for a patent on the telephone. Worried you might be targeted for a cyber attack? Read this. Today… (Roberta Anderson and Katherine Blair at K&L Gates) China’s current regulatory environment continues to present new challenges for the pharmaceutical… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: China Antitrust, EPA Updates, Ethics Lessons, Japanese Mushrooms

Sign up for email delivery of the JD Supra Corporate Brief. It’s as easy as click, type, send… Here’s an excellent overview of antitrust and competition law enforcement in China last year… (Simon Baxter, Frederic Depoortere, David Foster, and Sharis Pozen at Skadden Arps) Three ways the EPA is celebrating the New Year… (Corporate Law… Read more »

3 Ways the EPA Is Celebrating the New Year

Some celebrate the New Year with lavish parties, others with introspective resolutions… The Environmental Protection Agency appears to be taking a different approach. For your reference, here’s a look at three new EPA regulations that will affect a broad range of businesses and industries in the new year – and beyond: 1. Updated greenhouse gas limits… Read more »

EPA News: Latest Need-to-Know from JD Supra

What’s new at the Environmental Protection Agency? A temporary suspension of contracts with BP Exploration and Production, Superfund guidance, an NSR settlement, and more. For your reference, a roundup of EPA-related law news and updates: EPA’s Temporary Suspension of BP Contracts with the U.S. Government–The Other Shoe to Drop (Warner Norcross & Judd): “On Wednesday,… Read more »

Sunny With a Chance of Rain: Latest Updates on the Environmental Protection Agency

“You win some, you lose some,” might be the motto these days at the Environmental Protection Agency, which has recently seen a legal win in Texas, a loss in the DC District Court, and an unfortunate data breach exposing the personal financial information of nearly 8,000 employees: “The Washington Business Journal published a report of… Read more »

The Fracking Debate: Legal Perspectives on Hydraulic Fracturing

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency released a draft study linking fracking, a controversial process of drilling for natural gas, to contaminated well water in Wyoming. It’s the first time the EPA has found any connection between the practice of hydraulic fracturing (aka ‘fracking’) and groundwater contamination, and the preliminary results of the study… Read more »

EPA Regulations: Change Is In the Air…

Is the Environmental Protection Agency stepping up enforcement? Or merely implementing long overdue updates to its regulations? Either way, it’s clear that the agency is changing the rules for protecting the environment. And that means increased oversight, reporting, and potential violations for businesses of all types.  For your reference, a roundup of recent updates regarding new… Read more »