The recent election may well clear the way for new greenhouse gas emissions legislation. It is becoming increasingly likely that some type of “cap and trade” policy will be enacted. These regulations may also embolden efforts already underway to convince both biofuel producers and traditional “smokestack” industries to sign complex long-term contracts to [...]
Dennis D. Hirsch, Associate Dean and Professor at Capital University Law School has, with the assistance of the Air Quality Committee of the Environmental Section of the American Bar Association, compiled a list of â€œkey air law cases.â€
Hereâ€™s the list:
Adamo Wrecking Co. v. U.S., 434 U.S. 275 (1978).
Alabama v Costle, 636 F.2d 323 [...]
The administration approved (on a Friday, of course) a new CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) rule that exempts most CAFO operations from having to obtain NPDES permits. [...]