- A significant expansion of EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act through rulemakings for aircraft, heavy-duty vehicles and the power sector;
- Ongoing litigation over Clean Air Act preemption of tort litigation and the availability of the divisibility defense under CERCLA;
- A stay of EPA’s final rule defining “waters of the United States” pending litigation over the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act;
- New DOJ guidelines regarding the investigation and prosecution of corporate wrongdoing, emphasizing individual accountability; and
- The European Commission launch of a framework strategy to overhaul the EU energy market and establish an EU Energy Union.
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