Environmental protection: Net zero efforts add up

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story in Chemical Processing. The experiences of Solvay, BASF and Chemours illustrate how chemical companies are refining their strategies to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and, ultimately, become carbon neutral, i.e., have net zero emissions. All aspects of production, from energy generation to global supply chains, are under the spotlight. Chemical manufacturing Corporate sustainability

Tension between public health and environmental protection

Environment, Law, and History

Hughes makes the important point that environmental regulation has borrowed from public health regulation above all in the form of the use of criminal law as a tool of prevention of harm, rather than sanctioning of individual wrongdoing.

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Guest Commentary: New Italian Constitutional Reform: What it Means for Environmental Protection, Future Generations & Climate Litigation

Law Columbia

On February 8, 2022, the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Republic gave its final approval to the proposed constitutional law A.C.3156-B providing environmental protection amendments to Articles 9 and 41 of the Italian Constitution.

Pritzker signs bill amending Environmental Protection Act to prohibit disposal by incineration of PFAS

Environmental News Bits

Governor JB Pritzker signed HB 4818 Wednesday, an amendment to the Environmental Protection Act prohibiting the disposal by incineration of any perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including aqueous film forming foam (AFFF). Read the full story at WAND.

Environmental Health Project: Public Health Impacts Of Blue Hydrogen Production, Health, Environmental Protections Needed

PA Environment Daily

For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events and how you can get involved, visit the Environmental Health Project website or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. Related Articles - Health: -- Environmental Health Project: PA’s Natural Gas Boom - What Went Wrong?

Senate passes first major update to Canadian Environmental Protection Act in two decades

Enviromental Defense

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, ECOJUSTICE. Bill S-5 modernizes Canada’s cornerstone environmental law on pollution and toxic substances.

Greenberg Traurig Establishes Environmental Protection Practice Led by Counsel Barbara Pancer

E2 Law Blog

The Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office has established an Environmental Protection Practice to provide clients with high-quality legal advice related to all aspects of environmental law.

Parliament Must Prioritize Passage of Strong Environmental Protection Bill

Enviromental Defense

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, ECOJUSTICE, ÉQUITERRE. CEPA is supposed to protect Canadians from harmful pollution and toxic chemicals, but it has not been updated in over 20 years.

Guest Essay: Commonwealth Budget Should Fully Fund Environmental Protection

PA Environment Daily

Greg Vitali, Minority Chair House Environmental Committee Gov. Regrettably, this annual budget has shortchanged the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for many years. He is the Democratic chairman of the House Environmental Resource and Energy Committee.

Long-awaited environmental protection bill one step closer to becoming law

Enviromental Defense

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, ECOJUSTICE. Groups welcome Senate committee amendments to protect the right to a healthy environment and close loopholes.

House Republicans Now Want To Take Away All DEP’s Application Fee Revenue To Further De-Fund Environmental Protection Programs

PA Environment Daily

In reality, this is just another attempt by House Republicans to cut funding to DEP for environmental protection programs. House Bill 1755 was referred to the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. On August 5, Rep.

The Supreme Court’s Latest Decision Is a Blow to Stopping Climate Change

Union of Concerned Scientists

Environmental Protection Agency et al. Once Congress passes protective laws like the Clean Air Act, agencies have generally had deference to implement those laws based on the latest scientific evidence of harms caused by pollutants and options to limit those harms.

Warrantless Powers of Inspection under the Environmental Protection Act

Law of the Lands

AS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE RURAL VOICE : Section 156(1) of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act (“EPA”) authorizes a provincial officer, without a warrant or court order, to inspect any location in which or from which a contaminant “is being, has been or may be discharged in to the natural environment.”

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Strengthen and pass long-awaited bill to modernize Canada’s environmental protection act, groups urge Senate committee

Enviromental Defense

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, ECOJUSTICE, ÉQUITERRE. Action on CEPA now is action for the future of public health and environmental justice.”.

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 6, 2022

National Law Center

REGULATORY: EPA, FWS, FAS, USDA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Final rule announcing that EPA is taking direct final action on the authorization.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 7, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Aquaculture Environmental Protection Agency PesticidesA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 13, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 9, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Agencies Agricultural Marketing Service Environmental Protection Agency United States Department of AgricultureA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 21, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Bankruptcy Daily Update Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife Service Food Labeling National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 16, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency United States Department of AgricultureA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Fuel-supply company fined $200,000 for offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Manning Law

This action is contrary to subparagraph 29(b)(i) of the Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations , made pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. Manning Environmental Law is a Canadian law firm based in Toronto, Ontario. Our practice is focussed on environmental law, energy law and aboriginal law. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 14, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 20, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 31, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Commodity Credit Corporation Endangered Species Act Environmental Protection Agency Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Fish and Wildlife Service Foreign Agricultural Service

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 1, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Welfare Environmental Protection Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 30, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 23, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Daily Update Environmental Protection Agency Farm Service AgencyA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 9, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Agricultural Marketing Service Animal Welfare Environmental Protection Agency Food and Drug AdministrationA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 18, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 22, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 5, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Endangered Species Act Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 12, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Endangered Species Act Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife Service Food and Drug Administration PesticidesA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 2, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: July 25, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency Food Labeling National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Clean Water Act Citizen Suits Before Fourth Circuit

National Law Center

An important component of many environmental statutes is the ability for private citizens to initiate lawsuits to enforce the statute. Brigit Rollins Clean Water Act Environmental Law Environmental Protection Agency

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 29, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 24, 2022

National Law Center

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EPA Adopts New Policy For ESA Consultations & New Pesticide Active Ingredients

National Law Center

On January 11, 2022, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that effective immediately it had changed its policy regarding Endangered Species.

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 17, 2022

National Law Center

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: July 21, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Endangered Species Act Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife Service Forest Service National Environmental Policy ActA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: June 9, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency Forest Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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WOTUS Update: EPA Makes Announcement, Status Update for On-Going Lawsuits

National Law Center

On June 9, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the U.S. Brigit Rollins Clean Water Act Environmental Law Environmental Protection Agency WOTUS UpdateArmy Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) released a joint statement announcing.

DOJ Announces Three Environmental Justice Initiatives

National Law Center

The post DOJ Announces Three Environmental Justice Initiatives appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center. Brigit Rollins Environmental Law Environmental Protection Agency Underserved Communities, BIPOC