Tag:Environmental Protection Agency

Former EPA Acting Deputy Administrator Joins Faegre Drinker

Faegre Drinker announced Tuesday that former EPA acting deputy administrator Doug Benevento joined the firm as counsel in Denver.

Supreme Court Closes Term with Environmental Law Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court closed its 2020-2021 oral argument calendar by hearing three environmental disputes

10th Circuit Clears Path for Major Water Rule Rollback

Colorado is no longer protected from the Trump administration’s effort to constrict the reach of the nation’s principal water pollution law after the 10th...

Biden Administration Expected to Bring Change to Environmental Policy

Joe Biden's EPA will face a daunting task in restoring the nation’s system of environmental regulation and confronting a climate crisis.

Rocky Flats Becomes National Environmental Crisis

Following WWII, the U.S. selected Dow Chemical to break ground on a centrally located site in Arvada for parts production to support an increase...

Colorado Sues Federal Government over Clean Water Act Rule

Colorado on May 22 sued the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a new federal government rule the state...

EPA’s COVID-19 Enforcement Policy ‘Not a License to Pollute’

The Environmental Protection Agency on March 26 announced a temporary policy of relaxed enforcement of some environmental legal obligations due to COVID-19.  The policy, which...

Lawsuit Challenges Colorado’s New Vehicle Standards 

A lawsuit filed Oct. 29 in Denver District Court could lead to Colorado’s Zero Emission Vehicle standards being revoked.  The Colorado ZEV standard requires a...

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