Continuing the trend toward protecting environmental justice communities, New York Gov.
Last week, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, an intermediate appellate court, weighed in on whether the City of Philadelphia could remove a statue of Christopher Columbus from public display.
In this episode of Greenberg Traurig’s E2 Podcast, Steven Russo, co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Practice and Chair of its New York Environmental Practice, is joined by Todd Kaminsky, Shareholder, and Jane McLaughlin, Of Counsel, in Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice.
Earlier today, the New York State Climate Action Council adopted the final scoping plan (“Plan”), which will serve as a roadmap to achieve the climate change mandates set forth in New York’s landmark climate law – the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (“CLCPA”).
Consumers are increasingly seeking more sustainable products, making a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices part of their purchasing decisions.
On Nov. 16, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released its updated 2022 Scoping Plan to outline policies and actions California proposes to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 or earlier.
Building on the Department of the Interior’s August 2022 announcement addressing the ongoing “megadrought” crisis in the Western United States, and October 2022 announcement that provided new “drought resilience” and mitigation funding opportunities, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau) on Oct. 28, 2022, published a notice of intent (Notice) to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) under NEPA regarding management of the Colorado River system.
In a speech on Sept. 15, 2022, Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa O. Monaco announced several significant updates to U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) policies on investigating and prosecuting corporate crime. With her speech, DOJ simultaneously published a 15-page memo (the “2022 Monaco Memo”), further detailing these policy changes.
On the coast of southern California, and along the border with Mexico, residents and tourists enjoy spending time at public parks and beaches—when water conditions aren’t hazardous to their health.
I recently wrote a column for The Legal Intelligencer’s Pennsylvania Law Weekly, reposted on this blog here, raising questions about whether the Pennsylvania courts have correctly identified the public natural resources that ought to be valued and conserved as the corpus of the public trust established by the Environmental Rights Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution
On December 16, 2022, a federal district judge in California denied artist Ryder Ripps’s and his partner’s anti-SLAPP motion and motion to dismiss in a closely monitored action filed against them by Yuga Labs, Inc. (“Yuga”), the creator behind the monumentally successful Bored Ape Yacht Club (“BAYC”) NFTs.
If your New Year’s resolution is fitness-related, we’re on the same page … or hamster wheel.
Even with the strictest compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and best workplace safety practices, on-the-job injuries from time to time are inevitable in the construction industry.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) promised in a March 2022 hearing to address what it considered to be “severe and pervasive” discrimination in the construction sector.
On December 2, 2022, President Joseph Biden signed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (Cannabis Research Act), which provides a mechanism for industry and academia to access and research cannabis, including marijuana and other cannabis-derived products without violating the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Section 204 of Title II of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 amended the Internal Revenue Code, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to add rules governing prescription drug data collection (RxDC).
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