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Last week, the EPA announced two significant settlements for violations of the Clean Air Act relating to emissions of volatile organic compounds (“VOCs”) from upstream oil and gas production facilities…

Environmental

January 28, 2020
Environmental
Environmental

On December 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened a limited-time opportunity for existing owners of upstream oil and gas facilities to discover, correct, and self-disclose…

Environmental

December 23, 2019
Environmental
Environmental

In September 2019, a federal district court in Massachusetts ordered the owner of a fuel storage terminal to pay $1.2 million in civil penalties for violations of the Clean Air Act and the Clean…

Environmental

November 7, 2019
Environmental
Environmental

Making good on President Trump’s promise to corn-growing farmers, on October 28, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking…

Environmental

November 4, 2019
Environmental
Environmental

On October 4, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signaled an abrupt change to the status quo, by announcing plans to issue a final rulemaking that will increase total renewable fuel…

Environmental

October 9, 2019
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Environmental

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) will no longer use Supplemental Environmental Projects (“SEPs”) in settlements with states and municipalities as a result of a policy change announced August 21…

Environmental

September 3, 2019
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Environmental

On May 29, 2018, nongovernmental organizations (“NGOs”), including the Sierra Club, petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Environmental Appeals Board, challenging the federal…

Environmental

June 21, 2018
Energy Evolution
Energy Evolution

On May 29, 2018, the Sierra Club and other environmental groups filed a petition for review with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) to challenge the…

Energy Evolution

June 21, 2018
Environmental
Environmental

Controversy surrounding a Clean Air Act consent decree has served to highlight changes in environmental enforcement brought about by a June 5, 2017 memorandum from the United States Attorney General…

Environmental

March 13, 2018