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EHS Strategies

Bloomberg BNA's EHS Strategies series is a periodic compilation of analyses to highlight a variety of environment, health, and safety issues that are important in today's global marketplace.  The reports are designed to provide readers with background material, practical analysis, and case studies on critical EHS topics.

 

The following reports currently are available in print for $50 each.


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Amy L. Edwards, a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, examines the new requirements and discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by ASTM's E1527-13 standard for conducting Phase I environmental site assessments. In addition are a series of reports discussing the events leading up to the promulgation of the Environmental Protection Agency's All Appropriate Inquiries rule. Lastly in a Bloomberg BNA webinar Edwards was joined by Christoper Roe of Fox Rothschild LLP and Edward Strohbehn of Bingham McCutchen LLP in discussing the significance of the new ASTM standard and the AAI rulemaking.
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David J. Freeman and Harry H. Clayton IV, of Gibbons P.C., and Earl L. Hagstrom, of Sedgwick LLP, discuss whether and how the scope of "arranger" liability and apportionment have been altered, four years after the Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. United States decision. In addition, two Bloomberg BNA reporters provide additional perspective on decisions interpreting Burlington Northern and its impact on liability and apportionment under CERCLA.
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Edward E. Shea, counsel to the law firm Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf LLP, discusses major amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s hazard communication standard that are intended to conform the standard to the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. In addition, two Bloomberg BNA reporters highlight recent developments regarding implementation of GHS in the United States and Europe.
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Mary Ann Mullin and Daniel J. Deeb, of Schiff Hardin LLP, analyze how the examination and demonstration of life-cycle impacts of a product or service has evolved since the Federal Trade Commission's "Green Guides" last were revised in 1998. In addition, two Bloomberg BNA reporters highlight recent developments in corporate sustainability efforts, including the recognition that reporting on sustainability now is becoming part of standard operations at many companies.
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R. Morgan Gilhuly and Christopher D. Jensen of Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp LLP contend that a June 2012 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upholding the Environmental Protection Agency's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions all but ensures GHG rules are here to stay. In addition, a BNA reporter provides perspective on the court decision and information on other developments related to EPA's GHG program.
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(July 2012; 22 pages) Cindy Wallis-Lage, Dean Oskvig, and Martin Travers of Black & Veatch Holding Co., examine the need for the United States to develop more energy-efficient, sustainable,...
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Joyce S. Tsuji, Angelina Duggan, and Fionna S. Mowat, with Exponent Inc., an engineering and scientific consulting firm, counsel manufacturers seeking to use nanomaterials on how to navigate the evolving regulatory climate by focusing on product safety early in the process. Tsuji is joined by William S. Rogers Jr., Joseph A. Clark, with the Nanotechnology Practice Group at Day Pitney LLP, and David L. Dahlstrom, and Steven R. Arndt, also with Exponent Inc., in discussing the appropriate process for creating proper labels and warnings for nanomaterials along with what risk employers need to know in considering proactive measures to protect workers in a nanomaterials workplace.
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Benjamin H. Grumbles, president of Clean Water America Alliance and former Environmental Protection Agency assistant administrator for water, examines the facts and potential environmental impacts of fracking associated with shale gas production and concludes with some policy recommendations to protect what he calls the country’s most precious liquid asset—water. In addition, Bloomberg BNA correspondent Tripp Baltz sets out specific actions states have taken in the last several years to control fracking by oil and gas companies, particularly in relation to disclosure of the chemicals being used.
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Stephen P. Solow, a former chief of theEnvironmental Crimes Section at the Department of Justice, and hisassociate Anne M. Carpenter at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP present their latest annual reviewof environmental crime enforcement in 2010 with a particular focus on possible impacts from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. They also provide summaries of the criminalcases brought around the country last year. In addition, Bloomberg BNAreporter Andrew Childers outlines enforcement issues that are expected to dominate EPA's attention in 2011.
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Michael J. Zimmer and Jennifer Rohlederof Thompson Hine LLP outline risks and benefits to be consideredwhen undertaking green building development and redevelopment.Additionally, Bill Browning, founder of the environmentalconsulting firm Terrapin Bright Green, discusses his work inbiophilics--the intersection of facility design and workerproductivity. Finally, Bloomberg BNA editorial staff highlight recentdevelopments related to green building.

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Dian Grueneich, Theresa Cho, and Paul Esformes of Morrison & Foerster LLP discuss implications for developers of renewable energy and the challenges of a program that attempts to balance cost containment and aggressive renewable targets. Stephen A. Kisker and Daniel T. McKillop of Wolff & Samson PC examine New Jersey’s solar electricity generating program, which has evolved into one of the most successful market-based incentive programs in the country. David Huard and Jack Stoddard of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP evaluate impediments faced by California as the state seeks to fulfill its goal of being a leader in clean energy development.

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Mark Bennett of Miller Canfield, David Freeman of Paul Hastings LLP, and Anthony J. Buonicore of Buonicore Partners LLC review the increasing role energy efficiency will play in the renewable energy area in light of emerging energy disclosure and labeling laws, the impact of a new ASTM standard that addresses how building energy-use information is gathered and used, and legal implications for buyers and sellers. Thomas Coyne and Michael Zimmer, both with Thompson Hine LLP, examine the trend of green building construction and the emerging trend of green leasing for commercial properties.

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EHSS01 no 92 50.00 Print Description (August 2004; 112 pages) An analysis of current legislative and administrative methods used by states and federal EPA to provide immunity from prosecution or penalty mitigation for voluntary disclosure of environmental violations.

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An overview of the issues related to vapor intrusion and the likely impact such issues will have on brownfields redevelopment.

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A discussion of the environmental implications of nanotechnology, the suitability of regulatory controls, the outlook for the development of public policy, and responses to adapt nanotechnology to new and existing products.

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A report on the voluntary environmental management standards issued by the International Organization for Standardization.

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An analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's Dec. 13, 2004, landmark decision on cost recovery under superfund for the cleanup of contaminated sites and the likely affect the decision will have on such cleanups.

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A case study of how two corporations (FedEx Corp. and Unilever) worked cooperatively with two environmental groups (Environmental Defense and Greenpeace International, respectively) to ensure certain operations had a

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A discussion of the importance of an effective corporate compliance program to fend off criminal prosecution stemming from environmental violations.

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EHSS01 no 85 50.00 Print Description (June 2005; 28 pages) An examination of the property contamination issues confronting school districts when they must decide where to locate new school buildings.

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EHSS01 no 84 50.00 Print Description (September 2005; 64 pages) An in-depth look at the U.S. Supreme Court's June 23, 2005, landmark decision in Kelo v. City of New London on the use of eminent domain to encourage land revitalization and the resulting fallout.

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An analysis of OSHA rulemaking activity over the past 20 years, the use of negotiated rulemaking by OSHA and EPA, and future OSHA rulemaking expectations.

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A critique of an important EPA rule that sets standards and practices for conducting "all appropriate inquiries" into property contamination under the superfund law.

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A report on the history and future of the superfund law, and the challenges and opportunities facing it.

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A discussion of lawsuits filed by "citizens"--including public-interest organizations--to enforce environmental laws, particularly with regard to contaminated property.

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A look at the potential of illness and disease--in particular avian flu--to cause serious problems for employers, and what they can do to manage the problem.

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An in-depth examination of the U.S. Supreme Courts June 19, 2006, decision in Rapanos v. United States affecting the development and use of wetlands.

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An examination of EPA's new source review policy, its history, compliance requirements, proposed changes, and expectations.

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A discussion of the problems associated with the cleanup of complex superfund sites and innovative solutions that are being developed to encourage property cleanup and restoration.

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An analysis of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission's April 2007 decision that called into question the validity of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's multiemployer citation policy and an overview of the issues that must be addressed in the wake of the decision.

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An overview of court cases since the landmark December 2004 Supreme Court decision in Cooper v. Aviall and an analysis of options available to parties seeking to maximize their cost recovery opportunities or defend against such claims.

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A discussion of state and regional initiatives to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, congressional debate on developing federal climate change policies, and the Supreme Court's decision in Massachusetts v. EPA.

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Charles M. Auer, former director of the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, along with Blake A. Biles and Lawrence E. Culleen, who also served in leadership roles at EPA in implementing the Toxic Substances Control Act, suggest how to strengthen the law. Auer also is joined by Lynn L. Bergeson and Lisa R. Burchi of Bergeson & Campbell PC in evaluating EPA's efforts to create a "chemicals of concern" list.

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A discussion of the legal uncertainties surrounding Clean Water Act requirements and an analysis of legislation before Congress to protect all U.S. waters, not just those used for navigation.

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An examination of current trends in the finance and real estate industries related to due diligence and sustainability as well as the impact of climate change and sustainability developments on environmental due diligence.

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An examination of the requirements of the European Union's landmark legislation to create a single integrated system for the registration, evaluation, and authorization of chemicals; its legal implications; and related developments leading up to its implementation June 1, 2007.

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An exploration of EPA's historical approach to nutrient regulation in streams, a critique of the agency's latest proposal to regulate nutrients, a discussion of EPA's determination that numeric criteria for nutrient pollution in Florida must be developed to meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act, and an overview of recent nutrient management developments.

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G. Tracy Mehan, III, former assistant Environmental Protection Agency administrator for water, maintains water data and monitoring, both as to quantity and quality, are key to the successful restoration of watersheds around the country. Additionally, BNA editorial staff highlight programs and efforts underway to better quantify water quality.

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Robert B. McKinstry Jr., Brendan K. Collins, and Jennifer E. Drust, attorneys with Ballard Spahr LLP, maintain comprehensive regulation of greenhouse gas emissions will occur regardless of whether Congress acts. They say regulatory actions by the Environmental Protection Agency, guidance from the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Securities and Exchange Commission, efforts by many states, and potential legal liabilities all will put a price on carbon dioxide emissions, creating business risks and opportunities that should play a part in corporate and governmental planning. In addition, six BNA reporters provide updates on the development of GHG regulations.

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Stephen P. Solow, a former chief of the Environmental Crimes Section at the Department of Justice, and his associate Anne M. Carpenter at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP review what happened in 2009 from an enforcement perspective and Environmental Protection Agency national enforcement initiatives for 2010 and beyond. They also provide summaries of the criminal cases brought around the country last year. In addition, two BNA reporters provide their perspective on enforcement developments in 2010.

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An overview of environmental enforcement activities in 2007 and expectations for 2008, including policy and legislative matters; summaries of almost 60 criminal cases brought around the country; and an interview with Stacey Mitchell, chief of the Department of Justice's Environmental Crimes Section.

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An analysis of the appropriate federal authority that should address and regulate workplace exposures to vapor intrusion and an examination of two recent New York state guidance documents on how to respond to sites where vapor intrusion might be an issue.