Although environmental justice (EJ) is not a new concept in the context of air permitting, the Biden administration’s increased focus on identifying...
EPA and OMB issue directives and propose an initial budget for the Biden Administration’s EJ initiatives.
We close out the Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog's weeklong celebration of Earth Day with the two federal programs aimed at cleaning up existing toxic waste sites and preventing the creation of new ones...
The Biden Administration in its first 90 days has unambiguously articulated a commitment to the issue of environmental justice.
Lately, there have been numerous major developments related to increased regulation of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a new policy that it intends to use in considering costs imposed by No Discharge Zones (NDZs) under § 312(f)(3) of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is a report that identifies recognized environmental conditions (RECs) on real property to evaluate environmental risks and liabilities associated with the property.
While it is unclear what precise definition of environmental justice Virginia will ultimately adopt, the concept of environmental justice generally involves concentrating intensive...
New Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan pledged Wednesday to address the disparate impacts of pollution on underserved communities.
On 1 September 2020, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the addition of six sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL)
Former oil and gas executive Ken McQueen was named by EPA on Aug. 5 to head its giant south-central region.