New Search

If you are not happy with the results below please do another search

59 search results for: environmental justice

U.S. EPA Updates Environmental Justice Mapping Tool for a Third Time: EJSCREEN 2.2

On June 26, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) announced via e-mail to its EJ ListServ the third update to its environmental justice (EJ) mapping and screening […]

White House Announces New ‘Ocean Justice Strategy’

On June 7, 2023, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) published a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register seeking input on its planned Ocean Justice Strategy […]

The Enforcement Angle: Driving California Toward Carbon-Neutrality with Dr. Steven Cliff

Join Sidley for the Environmental Law Institute’s People Places Planet Podcast series, “The Enforcement Angle.” Through this series, Sidley partners discuss state and federal enforcement of environmental laws and regulations with senior enforcement […]

Biden Administration Reaffirms and Reflects on Commitment to Environmental Justice

The Biden administration has recently reinforced the President’s environmental justice (EJ) agenda through two actions. Stakeholders who engage with the federal government should be aware of how the administration is […]

EPA Proposes Granting Louisiana Primacy Over Carbon Sequestration Well Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to approve Louisiana’s request for control over the permitting of carbon sequestration wells in the state. EPA’s approval would provide Louisiana authority under […]

U.S. EPA Releases Draft National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution

On April 21, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the draft “National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution” that could have serious implications for the regulated community, including the […]

Southern District of Texas Enjoins New Waters of the United States Rule

On March 19, 2023, in Texas et al. v. EPA, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued an order enjoining the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

The Enforcement Angle: DOJ’s Environment & Natural Resources Division

The United States has an intricate system of laws, regulations, policies, and programs to respond to environmental and public health concerns. Enforcement is vital to that system’s effectiveness. The U.S. […]

Companies With Environmental-Related Concerns Should Pay Attention to DOJ’s Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy

On February 22, 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the formalization of its voluntary self-disclosure policy for corporate criminal enforcement (VSD Policy) for all U.S. Attorney’s Offices (USAO). […]

DOE Announces Over $4B in Energy Transition Project Tax Credit and Grant Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), alongside the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of the Treasury, has announced plans to implement programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act and […]