Environmental Regulation To Watch In 2012

Law360, New York (January 1, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- Environmental attorneys will be following the development and implementation of a host of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules that the agency will use to flex more muscle over air quality, emissions and water issues in the coming year.

Attorneys will also be keeping an eye on state and federal agencies’ efforts to regulate different aspects of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, as well as the rollout of California’s ambitious new cap-and-trade program.

With the presidential election less than a year away and the U.S. Congress gridlocked on a wide...
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