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EPA Seeks Public Comment on First-Ever Hemp Pesticide Applications

On August 21, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its receipt of ten applications seeking to add new hemp uses to pesticide products registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). These submissions represent the first...

Maryland Establishes Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting
EPA Proposed Regulations Aim to Further Clarify CWA Section 401 Certification Reviews
EPA Issues Updated Guidance on “Common Elements” of Superfund Innocent Landowner Defenses
TSCA CBI to be Posted on EPA Website Unless Substantiated by August 15
CalOSHA Wildfire Smoke Emergency Regulation Now in Effect
EPA Proposes to Amend Key NSR Permitting Criteria
Major Automakers Negotiate Emissions Agreement-in-Principle with California
Federal Packaging Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation Under Development
NC to Regulate the Decommissioning of Renewable Projects and Managing End-of-Life Equipment
Ninth Circuit Strikes a Blow for PURPA: Winding Creek Solar LLC. v. Peterman
New Oregon Legislation Revs the Engine for Electric Vehicle Adoption
World Trade Organization Panel Ruling Casts a Shadow on State Preferences in Renewable Energy Laws
World’s First Death by THC Overdose?
Maryland High Court Finds State Authority to Approve Renewable Energy Projects Preempts Local Zoning Authority
Washington Agencies Initiate Rulemaking Processes for Implementing Washington's New Clean Energy Legislation
EPA Issues Policy to Enhance Partnerships with States
DC Circuit Denies Petition Challenging Transfer-Based Exclusion under RCRA
Virginia Regulators Considering Amendments to Rules for 150 Megawatt Solar Projects
New Washington Legislation Drives Energy Conservation in Commercial Buildings
Who Gets to Decide What an Agency Meant? U.S. Supreme Court Places Limits on Agency Deference
Mississippi Joins States Enacting Stricter Labeling Requirements for Food Products Developed from Animal Cell Cultures
New Washington Legislation Steps on the Electric Vehicle Accelerator
U.S. Supreme Court Increases Protection for Confidential Business Information Shared With The Federal Government
California Proposes Amendments to Air Cleaner Regulation
Washington Clean Energy Transformation Act Establishes Aggressive Mandates for Grid Decarbonization and Renewable Energy Production
Following Hearing, FDA Will Accept Comments on Cannabis Until July 2
U.S. Forest Service Proposes to Revise NEPA Regulations
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Finds that CERCLA § 104(e) Request and National Priority Listing Do Not Constitute “Claims” Under New York Law