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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently initiated its Water Testing Modification Effort to assess and ensure the quality of drinking water in properties currently under lease with GSA. GSA began issuing unilateral lease amendments (ULAs) to landlords in February 2024, requiring the landlord to conduct one-time drinking water testing within the leased space and

Last month at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Environmental Law Forum, over 100 environmental lawyers discussed the implications of the duty of competence imposed by Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 on their practices in light of climate change. John Dernbach first posed the issue to the forum in a keynote address a year earlier. Dernbach later

On April 24, 2024, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit report on the Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES), which was established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) to accelerate the siting of large-scale renewable energy projects. The key finding of the report, that the siting process from

After nearly two decades of litigation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized a suite of four regulations targeting the power sector. The rules aim to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, mercury pollution, wastewater management, and coal ash disposal.

Predecessors to the current GHG and mercury rules faced particularly close judicial scrutiny, with the

Pennsylvania has an aggressive brownfields remediation program under the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (Act 2), 35 Pa. Stat. Ann. Sections 6026.101 to .908. Section 308 of Act 2 makes all “decisions by the Department of Environmental Protection involving the reports and evaluations required under Act 2 to be considered appealable actions under”

Last month in New York, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department delivered a victory to landfill operator Waste Management, dismissing a laundry list of tort claims arising out of a real estate developer’s odor complaints. In William Metrose Ltd. Builder/Developer v. Waste Management of New York, LLC, the Fourth Department reinforced an important precedent for

On April 9, Kerri L. Barsh, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice, hosted and presented to visitors from Washington, D.C.’s Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security & Resource Strategy – National Defense University at the firm’s Miami office. Kerri’s presentation focused on key issues and challenges with respect to the environment and climate change

On March 11, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations (Final Regulations) under Section 6417 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), providing rules for the elective payment of applicable credits under Code Section 6417. Section 6417 of the Code allows certain applicable entities, including tax-exempt and government entities (Applicable Entities), to

Greenberg Traurig is proud to be a sponsor and a member of the planning team for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Annual Environmental Law Forum, taking place April 10-11, 2024. As a gathering ground for attorneys in private practice and public service, engineers, consultants, professors, and scientists, this event facilitates learning, networking, exchanging, and debating current