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Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Report Finds that Climate Change Could Affect Indoor Air Quality
Posted on 9 Jun 2011 by J. Cullen Howe

By J. Cullen Howe, Environmental Law Specialist, Arnold & Porter LLP On June 7, 2011, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies issued a report, Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health , finding that climate change could affect... Read More

Climate Change at the US EPA Region 2 Conference
Posted on 11 Jun 2014 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

On Thursday May 29th, the eleventh biennial conference on key and emerging environmental issues in the EPA Region 2 area was held at Columbia Law School. This teeming conference consisted of four panels, each on separate yet correlated environmental topics... Read More

Environmental Protection Agency Releases New Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation
Posted on 13 Aug 2014 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

The Environmental Protection Agency has released a new Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation , building on the last policy statement released by the EPA in June 2011. In the statement, the EPA has developed a more direct, urgent tone in describing... Read More

EPA Focuses on Methane Leaks as Climate Change Takes Center Stage
Posted on 17 Nov 2015 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

In the September 2015 edition of the US EPA’s Compliance Alert, EPA reported that it and state investigations had identified Clean Air Act compliance concerns regarding significant emissions from storage vessels, such as tanks or containers, at... Read More

Methane Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Production and Use – How Accurate are the Estimates?
Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

During a recent Environmental Law Institute teleconference, the climate change director of the US EPA’s air office cautioned that a better understanding is needed before drawing any conclusions from the top down or atmospheric sampling that was... Read More

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: The Climate Battle Continues - Two Senate Bills Seek to Block EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Julia Ciardullo, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School With the 112th Congress now in session, Senators from both parties have already introduced legislation that would block EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases (GHGs... Read More

Marten Law: Proposed Legislation Seeking to Block EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation Picks Up Speed
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by Russell Prugh

By Russell Prugh , Associate, Marten Law PLLC “Congressional legislators in both houses have recently proposed bills to delay or block EPA from regulating greenhouse gases (GHGs) under the Clean Air Act (CAA) and other environmental laws. A... Read More

Marten Law: Washington State Decision Excludes Bioenergy-Based GHG Emissions From Clean Air Act Permit Requirements
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by Svend Brandt-Erichsen

By Svend Brandt-Erichsen, Partner, Marten Law PLLC "An administrative hearings board in Washington State has rejected calls for further assessment of climate impacts from a cogeneration project that will burn woody biomass to generate electricity... Read More