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COVID-19 Impacts in Massachusetts: Entering Phase 3 and Restarting the Clock on State Permitting

Update Highlights: Massachusetts moves into Phase 3 of its reopening plan on July 6, including the opening of fitness centers and health clubs, museums and aquariums, movie theaters and performance halls (at limited capacity), and casinos with limitations. Phase...

EPA Lifting COVID-19-Related Enforcement Discretion Policy on August 31
CORSIA Updates: ICAO Drops 2020 Emissions from CORSIA Baseline and Launches the CORSIA Central Registry
Golden Door Slammed Shut on County’s CEQA Process Again
D.C. Rejects Routine FERC Practice of Tolling Rehearing, Forcing Drastic Changes in FERC Practice
EPA Finalizes Changes to the RCRA Ignitability Characteristic, Backing Away from Proposed Substantive Modifications But Providing Important New Guidance
EPA Weighs Lifting COVID-19-Related Enforcement Discretion Policy
If You Handle PFAS, Your TRI May Be Different Next Year
Massachusetts SMART Program Regulations: More Solar Capacity, Less Land Area
FERC Schedules Technical Conferences on Offshore Wind and Carbon Pricing to Address Issues Critical to Renewable Energy
Federal Court Vacates Nationwide Permit 48 for Local Commercial Shellfish Growers
Supreme Court Rules U.S. Forest Service Can Grant Pipeline Right-of-Way Under Appalachian Trail
States Seek PFAS Requirements in Industrial Stormwater General Permit
California Employers Face Broader Recording and Reporting Obligations for COVID-19 Illnesses
European Commission Forecasts Sweeping Legislative Reforms in Circular Economy Action Plan and Forthcoming Strategy for Textiles
Treasury Department Proposes Regulations to Govern Tax Credits for Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Oregon Appeals Court Confirms Water Rights for Hydroelectric Power
FERC Adopts New Rules for Pipeline Certificate Orders to Address Concerns of D.C. Circuit
Marine Stewardship Council Begins Consultation Period of Fisheries Standard Review Process
CORSIA Updates: Baseline Decision Imminent and New Offset Programs in the Works
FDA Updates Policies to Increase Supply of Ethanol Available for Use in Hand Sanitizers
President Trump Orders Expanded Use of Emergency Powers to Streamline Infrastructure
Growing Climate Solutions Act Introduced with Broad Bipartisan Support
DOJ Guidance for Corporate Compliance Programs Calls for Continuous Tracking of Data and Program Adaptations
EPA Tackles Controversial Clean Water Act Certification Requirements
EPA Warns Against False or Misleading Antiviral Claims, Highlights Enforcement
Opportunities for Industry Action in Response to President Trump’s Executive Order Limiting EPA and Other Federal Agency Use of Guidance
B&D Lawyers Author and Edit Chapter on 2019 Science-Related TSCA Developments in ABA's Annual Summary
OSHA Coronavirus Guidance for Employers Continues to Evolve
B&D Lawyers Author Chapter on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals