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Earlier this week, on July 18, 2022, U.S. EPA issued a final rule that subjects five new per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) to the Toxics Release Inventory (“TRI”) reporting requirements under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (“EPCRA”). The listings are automatic and not subject to notice-and-comment rulemaking under the authority

Original Kelley Drye Client Advisory posted on June 30, 2022.

In a decision issued the final day of the Supreme Court’s 2022 term, the Court sided with West Virginia and other States that had challenged the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA’s” or “the Agency’s”) ability to regulate greenhouse gases. The Court’s decision limits EPA’s authority pursuant

Original Kelley Drye Client Advisory posted on June 17, 2022.

In the last two weeks, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has taken two major steps forward on its regulation of the “forever chemicals,” per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”), to advance implementation of its PFAS Roadmap, released in October 2021.  Specifically, EPA (1) established drinking water

Original Kelley Drye Client Advisory posted by Courtney Kleshinski on March 22, 2022.

On March 21, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unveiled its long-anticipated draft proposed rules for mandatory climate disclosures that would align the United States with other developed economies, particularly the EU and the UK, which have focused on financial disclosures

Earlier this week, U.S. EPA released the agency’s 2020 TRI National Assessment Report, which includes data from first-time reports filed for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  In releasing the report, EPA indicated that it was concerned by “the seemingly limited scope of PFAS reporting” and that it plans to “enhance PFAS reporting under the TRI by