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2021 Virtual Waste Conference

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Clean Air Act Legal Updates

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Coal and the Energy Transition

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Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) and Environmental Justice: Why Is It Important?

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ESG Spotlight: Focus on the “E”

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The Future of Natural Gas

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Schiff Hardin Plays Crucial Role in Passage of Ill. Senate Bill 543

Three Environmental attorneys helped drive the bill through unanimous passage of both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly.

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25 Schiff Hardin Attorneys, 7 Practice Areas Ranked by Chambers USA 2016

Twenty-five Schiff Hardin attorneys and seven practice areas received leading rankings in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

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Eight Schiff Hardin practice areas earned a National Tier 1 ranking on the 2017 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list

The firm also earned 30 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across its Ann Arbor, Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. offices.

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Schiff Hardin Practice Groups Earn Several U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Tier 1 Rankings (2016)

Eight Schiff Hardin practice areas earned a National Tier 1 ranking on the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list.

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Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes 20 Schiff Hardin Attorneys and 4 Practice Areas

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys and four practice areas were recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, a leading legal industry ranking.

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Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Four Practice Areas and 22 Attorneys

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that four practice areas and 22 attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, a leading legal industry ranking.

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Schiff Hardin Earns 38 Top-Tier Rankings by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Schiff Hardin announced today that the firm earned top recognition for its marquee practices nationally and in key markets in the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

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Schiff Hardin Named “Innovation Builder” by BTI

Schiff Hardin LLP has been singled out by corporate counsel as one of only 28 percent of law firms clients view as a BTI “Innovation Builder,” which recognizes firms that bring change to the legal market through new technology, services, strategies, or structures.

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Schiff Hardin Recognized with 40 Top-Tier Rankings in U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Report

Schiff Hardin announced today that the firm has received 40 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks 23 Attorneys, Four Practice Areas

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that four practice areas and 23 attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA, a leading legal industry ranking.

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Fitts Appointed a Senior Vice Chair of the International Bar Association Power Law Committee

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that Partner Sarah Fitts has been appointed as a senior vice chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Power Law Committee, a division of the Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law Section (SEERIL).

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Schiff Hardin Recognized as “Go-To Thought Leader” in Environmental Law

Schiff Hardin LLP has been recognized with a 2018 National Law Review Go-To Thought Leadership Award for the firm’s timely analysis, strategic insight, overall industry knowledge, and thorough coverage of complex developments in environmental law and regulation.

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Schiff Ranked as “Law Firm of the Year” in Construction-Litigation and Earns 45 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Schiff Hardin LLP announced today that the firm has received 45 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

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Wiltshire Appointed as First Chair to New ISBA Food Law Section Council

Partner Molly Wiltshire has been appointed to serve as chair to the newly launched Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Food Law Section Council, which will cover legal issues affecting agriculture and farmers, health and the environment, sustainability, intellectual property and licensing, the regulation of food trends and innovation, and laws and regulations protecting consumers.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 59 Schiff Attorneys, Six “Lawyers of the Year,” and 21 Ones to Watch

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.

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Five Practice Areas and 19 Attorneys Ranked by Chambers USA 2020 Guide

Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that five practice areas have been ranked in Chambers USA 2020 guide, up one from 2019 with a first-time ranking for Energy & Natural Resources.

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Schiff Earns 46 “Best Law Firms” Rankings in 2021

Schiff Hardin LLP has received 46 top-tier rankings in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.

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Schiff Hardin Attorneys Co-Author First Definitive Guide on Distributed Energy Generation

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have contributed to a new, first of its kind, definitive guide about developing distributed energy generation projects.

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Schiff Partner Quoted in U.S Department of Justice Memorandum on SEPs Policy Change

Partner Francis Lyons, a former Department of Justice (DOJ) environmental enforcement attorney and former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator, was quoted in the U.S. Department of Justice’s memorandum changing a nearly 30-year policy on the use of supplemental environmental projects (SEPs) as an option in enforcement settlements for environmental violations involving state and local governments.

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Chambers USA 2021 Ranks Five Practice Areas and 16 Attorneys

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that five practice areas have been ranked in Chambers USA 2021 guide, including a new nationwide ranking for Energy: Electricity (Transactional).

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Lyons Named Fellow of American College of Environmental Lawyers

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Francis Lyons has been invited to become a Fellow with the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), a professional association of peer-recognized, distinguished lawyers in the field of environmental law.

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Schiff Announces New Litigation and Environmental Practice Group Leadership

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce new leadership teams for two of the firm’s prominent practice groups, Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Environmental.

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Schiff Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2022

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 51 attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022.

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Schiff Awarded 39 Top “Best Law Firms” Rankings for 2022

Schiff Hardin LLP has received 39 top-tier rankings in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.

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Schiff Hardin Advises Tuthill Corporation in Sale of Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems for $184 Million

Schiff Hardin represented its long-standing client Tuthill Corporation, in the sale of its Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems division to Ingersoll Rand Inc. for $184 million dollars, completed January 31, 2021.

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Climate Action Plan Takes Shape

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EPA Releases Additional Elements of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan Published in the Federal Register

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EPA Tightens Pollution Controls for Steam Electric Power Plants

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Aircraft Emissions Rules Take Flight

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Another Unexpected Fork in the Road to the Clean Power Plan

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Asbestos Among First Ten Chemicals to be Reviewed Under the Amended TSCA

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As Gas Leaks, Pressure for Regulation Builds

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BLM Targets “Waste” in the Oil and Gas Industry

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CFTC and EPA to Share Renewable Fuel Standard Data

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Civil Rights Panel to Review EPA’s Coal Ash Disposal Policies on Jan. 22

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Clean Power Plan has its Day in Court

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Clean Power Plan Will Stay in Effect Pending the Outcome of Litigation

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Climate Change Regulation – Locally Grown

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Coming Down the Pipeline: New Methane Emissions Limits

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Congress Amends RCRA and Establishes a New Coal Ash Permit Program

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Environmental Groups Challenge EPA Refinery Rule

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EPA Must Examine Effects of Clean Air Act Regulations on Jobs

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EPA Must Regulate Airplane Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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EPA’s Final Regulation on Oil & Gas Industry Nears Publication

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EPA Updates Cross-State Air Pollution Rule for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS

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Fracking Debate Moves into Insurance Realm

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“Injury In Fact” Must Be Concrete and Particularized

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Is Agency Deference Waning?

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Methane Rule Update

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Oregon Federal Court Allows Children’s Climate Change Suit to Proceed

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Recap: Climate Action Plan Nears Completion

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Recent Developments in Toxic Tort & Environmental Law

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Supreme Court Stays Clean Power Plan

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Toxic Substances Control Act Reform

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Turning the Lights Off on Environmental Justice?—Not this Administration

The future commitment to environmental justice is made uncertain by challenges in implementation, the upcoming presidential election, and the uncertain future direction of EPA.

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Ags Big Win: A Follow Up

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Charting the Federal-State Policy Blueprints of the Future

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Energy Independence is Theme of Trump Environmental Plan

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EPA Jobs Review Mandate Win May Have Sweeping Industry Impact

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EPA Litigation Snapshot: Pivotal Cases See Continued Delays

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Four Issues Impacting Public Companies’ Climate Change Disclosures

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Four Milestones Since the Birth of a Significantly Revised TSCA

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Methane Rule Litigation Creates Uncertainty for Oil and Gas Companies

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Monsanto Uses the Constitution to Challenge Warning Labels for Herbicide

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No Delay for Proposition 65 Listing of Glyphosate

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Pruitt Declares “The War Against Coal is Over”

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Recent Developments in Toxic Tort & Environmental Law

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Regulatory Reform: Where Are We Now?

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Run-Away Liability and the BNSF Ruling

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Shareholders Demand More Disclosure of Climate-Change Risks

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Supreme Court to Decide Proper Forum to Review WOTUS Rule Challenges

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The EPA and Army Propose to Delay WOTUS Rule until 2020

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Trump EPA Delays Ongoing Obama-Era Litigation

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TSCA Framework Rules Offer Manufacturers Regulatory Clarity

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Utilities Empowered to Help Shape How Coal Ash is Regulated

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Virginia Ash Pond Seeps Violate CWA, But Do Not Warrant Civil Penalty

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2018 Rising Trends in Corporate Climate Disclosures

The arrival of a new year marks the beginning of the annual proxy season. And this year, shareholders can expect to see a lot more climate change disclosure in 2017 corporate financials.

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2018 Rising Trends in Corporate Climate Disclosures

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Administrative Agency Deference Theme Reemerges with SCOTUS Considering Overturning Auer

The U.S. Supreme Court signaled that it remains concerned with the issue of administrative deference following its grant of certiorari last week to hear Kisor v. O’Rourke specific to the issue of whether the Court should overrule Auer v. Robbins and Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co.

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Affordable Clean Energy Rule Proposed to Replace Clean Power Plan

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Court Upholds CWA Intake Structure Rule

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Environmental Regulatory Rollbacks Are No Time for Utilities to Relax

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EPA Completes Reconsideration of “Project Aggregation” Final Action

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Fourth Circuit Decision Addresses Three Key Clean Water Issues

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Infrastructure Permitting Tug of War Between Trump Administration and Courts

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Kentucky Decision Has Implications for Utilities Fighting Citizen Suits

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Long-Awaited WOTUS Rule Addresses Uncertainty, But May Face Litigation Ahead

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Navigating Recent Court Decisions on Coal By-Products in Groundwater

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Ninth Circuit Issues Decision in Novel Clean Water Act Case

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Ninth Circuit Strikes Down Trump’s Attempt to Dismiss Climate Lawsuit

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Novel Litigation Strategies Also on Trial in Kids' Climate Suit

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Recent Developments in Toxic Tort & Environmental Law

American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal

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Three Administrative Process Pointers from Department of Education Decision

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Three Lessons to Consider in Choosing Your Court for CWA Cases

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Three Strategies for Manufacturers to Address Escalating Citizen Science

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WOTUS Wars: New Lessons from the Seventh Circuit

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District Court Decision on EPA Reporting Could Affect Asbestos Litigation

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EPA Announced Latest Step in PFAS Action Plan

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Going Beyond: When Can Courts Look Past the Record in an APA Review?

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Illinois EPA Proposes PFAS Groundwater Standards

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Latest Kids’ Climate Suit Development Increases Supreme Court Speculation

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Obama Presidential Center Decision Reinforces Bar for Citizen Suit Standing

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Second Circuit Derails Municipal Ordinance Targeted at Railway Operations

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Supreme Court Punts Larger Key Administrative Deference Issues Until Later

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Tips and Tricks to Reduce the Environmental Footprint of Your Cleanup

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Top Issues to Watch After Kids’ Climate Suit Lands in Ninth Circuit

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Trump Administration Deregulatory Agenda Rolls Ahead for Now

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2020 Renewable Energy Outlook: Strategies to Elicit Community Support

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Advocacy Groups Have a New Opening to Enforce the CWA When States Do Not Act

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DOJ’s Big Reveal on How to Avoid Corporate Criminal Prosecutions

Two months ago, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) updated its guidance to aid federal prosecutors in making charging decisions or, later, sentencing decisions.

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EPA Finalizes Revised Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Power Plants

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EPA Takes One Step Closer to Regulating PFAS in Drinking Water

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EPA to Relax Civil Enforcement for Non-Compliance Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Five Key Highlights of EPA’s COVID-19 Guidance for Cleanup Sites

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Lame-Duck Rules Could Loosen Migratory Bird Restrictions

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Nationwide Permit 12: The Uncertainty Continues

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SEC Indicates it Will Not Modify Climate Change Disclosure Criteria

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The Trillion Trees Initiative and Sustainability

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Affordable Clean Energy Rule Vacated

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Biden Infrastructure Proposal Plants Seeds for a Greener Tomorrow

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Biden Infrastructure Proposal Prioritizes Equity and Environmental Justice

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DOL Will Not Enforce ESG-Related Final Rule

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EPA Considering Revised Effluent Limitations Guideline Relating to PFAS

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EPA Places Environmental Justice Front and Center

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EPA Proposes Sweeping Rule to Regulate Methane Emissions

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EPA Releases Late-Term “Secret Science” Rule

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ESG in the First 100 Days?

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Ninth Circuit Decision on Pacific Walrus Illustrates Executive Branch Limits

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