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  • May 26, 2020

    Auto Group Defends New GHG Standards At DC Circ.

    An auto industry group is throwing its support behind the federal government's new greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards, telling the D.C. Circuit it should be a party in a challenge to the rule brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, which has said it wants the standards frozen.

  • May 26, 2020

    A Guide To Evaluating And Advertising COVID-19 Products

    As businesses evaluate products claiming to make workplaces safer during the pandemic, or look at marketing such products themselves, they should be aware of the highly regulated world of disease prevention claims if they wish to avoid enforcement and private litigation, say attorneys at Crowell & Moring.

  • May 26, 2020

    State's Negligence Caused Mich. Dam Collapse, Class Says

    Michigan state regulators and the owner of the Edenville Dam failed to make necessary repairs to the structure for years, which led to its collapse and massive flooding that put lives at risk, according to a class action lawsuit filed Friday in Michigan federal court.

  • May 26, 2020

    Justices Pass On Fight Over Timeliness Of Superfund Claims

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a Seventh Circuit decision that forced a steel company to pay for the bulk of cleanup efforts at an Indiana steel mill site in a case the company said could help uniformly establish the timeliness of cleanup suits.

  • May 26, 2020

    EU Tax Chief Wants Accelerated Talks On Carbon Border Tax

    The European Union's top tax official said Tuesday that the bloc needs to accelerate discussions of its plan to make it more expensive for companies to move production to jurisdictions with looser environmental laws. 

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