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Environment & Climate Change

July 09 2018
Samuel B Boxerman States sue to vacate mid-term evaluation

USA - Sidley Austin LLP

California is leading a challenge by 17 states and the District of Columbia claiming that the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) revised position on tailpipe exhaust standards for light-duty vehicles for model years 2022 to 2025 was arbitrary and capricious. In its revised mid-term evaluation, the EPA found that new information on fuel prices and technology meant that assumptions underlying its January 2017 evaluation had been unrealistically optimistic.

Authors: Samuel B Boxerman, Jim Wedeking
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Samuel B Boxerman EPA issues six-month extension to respond to Clean Air Act petition

USA - Sidley Austin LLP

The state of New York recently filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Section 126 of the Clean Air Act, asserting that nine upwind states were interfering with New York's compliance with national ambient air quality standards for ground-level ozone. Although the Clean Air Act directs the EPA to respond to Section 126 petitions within 60 days, it allows the agency to extend its time to respond for six months.

Authors: Samuel B Boxerman, Jim Wedeking
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Samuel B Boxerman Supreme Court rejects pipeline and other environmental petitions

USA - Sidley Austin LLP

Authors: Samuel B Boxerman, Jim Wedeking
Trinidad Prieto Pampa Camarones mining project penalised for damage to archaeological site

Chile - Montt y Cia SA

Author: Trinidad Prieto

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