Publications

COVID-19 Impacts in Massachusetts: Entering Phase 3 and Restarting the Clock on State Permitting
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
Opportunities for Industry Action in Response to President Trump’s Executive Order Limiting EPA and Other Federal Agency Use of Guidance
How Green is the “Green Rush”? Recognizing the Environmental Concerns Facing the Cannabis Industry
China Promulgates Amendment to Its Solid Waste Law
Making Sense of Environmental Agency Enforcement Policies in the Wake of a Pandemic
Top Ten Tips for Seeking Enforcement Discretion and Preserving a COVID-19 Force Majeure Affirmative Defense before the TCEQ
EPA Policy Provides Enforcement Relief Where Needed Due to Pandemic
Oregon DEQ Issues Guidance on Enforcement Discretion Requests During COVID-19 Pandemic
TCEQ Issues Guidance for Submitting Enforcement Discretion Requests During COVID-19 Pandemic
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2020 Circular Economy and Plastics Symposium
Complying with the CCR Rule: A Moving Target
EPA Finalizes Universal Waste Rule for Hazardous Aerosol Can Wastes, Streamlining Requirements for Their Management
Proposed Changes to Effluent Limit Guidelines for Steam Electric Power Generating Facilities
EPA Proposes Big Changes to the EAB Permit Appeals Process
MassDEP Issues Draft 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan for Public Comment
California’s Ambitious Plastics Bill Stalls; Minimum Recyclable Content Requirements for Plastic Bottles Passes State Legislature
Basel Ban Amendment to Restrict International Trade in Hazardous Recyclables
Federal Packaging Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation Under Development
NC to Regulate the Decommissioning of Renewable Projects and Managing End-of-Life Equipment
EPA Issues Policy to Enhance Partnerships with States
DC Circuit Denies Petition Challenging Transfer-Based Exclusion under RCRA
Who Gets to Decide What an Agency Meant? U.S. Supreme Court Places Limits on Agency Deference
EPA Finalizes National Compliance Initiatives for FY2020-FY2023
California Department of Toxic Substances Control Proposes Regulation Classifying Discarded Solar Panels as Universal Waste
EPA Proposal to Modernize the RCRA Ignitability Characteristic May Cause More Wastes to be Classified as Hazardous
States Draft Legislation Following EPA's PFAS Action Plan
EPA Releases PFAS Action Plan