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Treatment of PFAS Under New Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standards Highlights Transactional Risk

A revised standard highlights the need for parties to consider non-scope considerations when conducting environmental assessments for transactions. By Kegan A. Brown, David S. Langer, Thomas C. Pearce, and G. Jack Mathews The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Committee on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action recently released an updated standard for … Continue Reading

EPA Will Not Require Financial Assurances From Electric Power Sector

EPA’s decision to forego financial requirements will likely face opposition by eNGOs. By Claudia M. O’Brien and Stacey L. VanBelleghem On July 2, 2019, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its proposed decision not to impose new financial responsibility requirements on the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution industry under Section 108(b) of the … Continue Reading
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