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Sustainability Outlook European Union – June 2022

Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly horizon scan of key developments in EU sustainability law and policy. This month’s newsletter is a packed edition including the following: European Parliament demands the right to legislative initiative.  European Commission updates legislative and policy timeline until the end of 2022.  European … Continue Reading

Sustainability Outlook European Union – February 2022

Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy. This month’s edition includes the following: European Commission presents controversial rules on the sustainability of nuclear and gas. NGOs challenge Taxonomy criteria for biomass, bio-based plastics and … Continue Reading

Sustainability Outlook European Union – January 2022

Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy. This month’s edition includes the following: France takes over the Council Presidency, vowing to implement European Green Deal. Draft rules on the sustainability of nuclear and … Continue Reading

Update on EU Sustainability Policies – Select Developments From First Half of (H1) 2020

This overview provides select EU policy developments in the broad area of sustainability – and how we can support businesses in managing and shaping these policy discussions to their advantage. Our Observations Despite the COVID-19 crisis, sustainability policy remains a top priority for EU policymakers. Now is the best time for businesses to engage in … Continue Reading

EPA Will Propose To Prohibit Certain Chemicals Contributing To Emissions of HFCs

Regulatory Activity Greenhouse Gas Pursuant to President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon propose to prohibit certain chemicals contributing to emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a class of greenhouse gases. According to EPA, the “proposed action would change the status of certain high-global warming potential (GWP) HFCs that were previously listed … Continue Reading

Nominations for Exxon Valdez Public Advisory Committee & Gulf of Mexico Oil, Gas and Mineral Operations

Regulatory Activity Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the public comment period on its proposed Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources for Electric Utility Generating Units until May 9. Lead and Copper EPA has announced public meetings of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council Lead and … Continue Reading
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