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Volume XIII, Number 29

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Date Title Organization
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Jan
A Handful Of Hot Button ESG Issues To Watch In 2023 Barnes & Thornburg LLP
18
Jan
California Air Resources Board Adopts 2022 Scoping Plan Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
18
Jan
Massachusetts Court Clarifies Recently Enacted Bond Provision in Zoning and Comprehensive Permit Appeals Beveridge & Diamond PC
18
Jan
New York Adopts New Environmental Justice Law That Requires Consideration of ‘Disproportionate Impacts’ on Disadvantaged Communities for Permit Issuance and Renewal Greenberg Traurig, LLP
18
Jan
This Federal Court reminds us that most of the Executive Branch's environmental protection authority comes from Congress Mintz
18
Jan
Massachusetts Land Court Indicates That Consistency is Key in Applying Zoning Requirements to Solar Projects Beveridge & Diamond PC
18
Jan
Recent Federal Developments in Chemical Law January 2023 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Jan
Pennsylvania PFAS Regulations Become Law CMBG3 Law
18
Jan
BOEM Proposes to Modify its Offshore Renewable Energy Regulations Bracewell LLP
17
Jan
EPA’s Proposal to Tighten the Fine Particulate NAAQS: What’s Proposed, Who’s Potentially Impacted Robinson & Cole LLP
17
Jan
DOE Publishes Notice of Intent to Fund Clean Hydrogen Projects Hunton Andrews Kurth
17
Jan
Environmental Justice Update: EPA Announces $100 Million in EJ Grants to Local Groups and Issues Guidance Outlining Potential Federal "Cumulative Impact" Claims ArentFox Schiff LLP
17
Jan
Prop 65 Roundup - January 2023 ArentFox Schiff LLP
17
Jan
EPA’s Fall 2022 Unified Agenda Includes Proposed and Final TSCA and TRI Rules Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
17
Jan
AUSTRALIA: ASIC Starts 2023 With Focus On Greenwashing K&L Gates
16
Jan
EPA Announces Appointments to Local Government Advisory Committee U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
15
Jan
EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Sulphur Bank Mercury Mine Superfund Site in Lake County, Calif. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
13
Jan
Congress Passes and Funds Support for Nature-Based Greenhouse Gas Reductions Beveridge & Diamond PC
13
Jan
EPA and Army Corps Stand Up to the Supreme Court and Revise “Waters” Definition (Again) in the Face of Court’s Looming Decision in Sackett Robinson & Cole LLP
13
Jan
Energy & Sustainability Litigation Updates — January 2023 Mintz

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