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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”) formalized its rescission of a 1995 policy that states that any facility that is considered to be a “major” polluter under the Clean Air Act (“CAA”) could never be categorized as a smaller polluter. The proposed rule was sent to the White House on February 25, 2019 for ...Read More
Throughout last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) repeatedly confirmed that regulated entities could expect the EPA’s focus to be on compliance programs rather than harsher enforcement actions. This reprioritization included renaming the EPA’s previously titled National Enforcement Initiatives to the National Compliance Initiatives, working more cooperatively with businesses before resorting to more punitive ...Read More
Assembly Bill 901, signed by Governor Brown in 2015 and codified as California Public Resources Code section 41821.5, requires that disposal, recycling, and compost facilities submit information directly to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (“CalRecycle”) on the types, quantities, and destinations of materials that are disposed of, sold, or transferred inside or ...Read More
The below is from the ConocoPhillips Press Release HERE.
HOUSTON – ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced that an international arbitration Tribunal ruled Venezuela unlawfully expropriated ConocoPhillips’ significant oil investments in the Petrozuata and Hamaca heavy crude oil projects and the offshore Corocoro development project. According to an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Tribunal, ...Read More