Environmental and Land Use Law

Updates on Environmental and Land Use Law in New England and the US from Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Archive for 2017

Posted In: Uncategorized

EPA Sued for Failing to Evaluate Renewable Fuel Standard Program

On October 19, the Sierra Club filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging that the agency is years overdue in complying with statutory deadlines for evaluating the environmental impacts…

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Posted In: Climate Change

MassDEP Finally Tackles Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under the Global Warming Solutions Act

In January 2016, the Supreme Judicial Court issued a strong climate change decision under Massachusetts’ 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act.  The GWSA required the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to…

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Posted In: Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

Lexington Goes Green

Inspiration for acting on climate change starts with our local communities.  We are proud to represent the Town Lexington, which over the past decade has taken significant steps to become…

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Posted In: Stormwater

Towns Must Act Now to Meet Deadlines Set by EPA’s New Stormwater Permit

UPDATE: EPA has delayed the implementation of this permit for one year, until July 1, 2018. Big changes are ahead for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) operators in…

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