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Insights and Commentary on Global Environmental and Energy Issues

Many Superfund practitioners have spent years litigating cases in which a private plaintiff seeks to establish that defendants are liable for costs of responding to a Superfund problem and that they ought to bear some specific equitable share of the total responsibility. Often, the plaintiff has brought the case even though the plaintiff has not

Governor Kathy Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal (the Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Conservation budget bill (A.8808/S.8308)) includes two pivotal energy proposals: the Renewable Action Through Project Interconnection and Deployment Act and the Affordable Gas Transition Act. The Governor is seeking to advance the achievement of the ambitious emissions reduction and renewable energy procurement mandates set

  • Uptick in Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites – This trend is evident both for impacted sites in general and for those formally in the state of Florida’s (EPA) Brownfields Program, which provides economic and regulatory incentives to encourage voluntary cleanup and redevelopment of commercial and industrial sites that are abandoned and underused due to contamination, according to the 
  • Please join Greenberg Traurig, IDE Technologies, and several distinguished panelists for insightful presentations, interactive discussions, and enriching experiences as we examine the path to a more sustainable and efficient water future. The event “Solving Today’s Water Infrastructure Challenges – Forever Chemicals, Water Plant Innovation, and More” will be held at GT’s Miami office

    Kerri L. Barsh and Christopher J. Neumann, co-chairs of GT’s Environmental Practice, were interviewed for a Law360 Real Estate Authority article titled “Regulatory Whiplash In Real Estate Here To Stay, Attys Say.”

    Click here to read the full article, “Regulatory Whiplash In Real Estate Here To Stay, Attys Say.” (subscription required)

    You are reading this column in the first days of 2024. This might be an apt opportunity in the “environmental practice” column to consider what we environmental lawyers ought to resolve to do to elevate our practices in the new year. My observations are no more profound than anyone else’s. But as I begin my

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) issued proposed regulations, published in the Federal Register Dec. 26, 2023, applicable to clean hydrogen production facilities.

    Notably, the proposed regulations address:

    • determining lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions rates resulting from hydrogen production processes and how taxpayers may use energy attribute certificates