The Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants – the “mercury rule.” In Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency, the Court held that EPA acted unreasonably by making its initial decision to regulate plant emissions without considering the cost of regulation.

OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping regulations, 29 C.F.R. 1904, require that on February 1, 2013 certain employers post a summary of all injuries and illnesses that occurred in 2012.  Employers are required to use OSHA’s 300A summary form or an equivalent form.  The summary must remain posted until April 30, 2013.  Even if there were

Cole Schotz is pleased to welcome Susan C. Karp as a partner in the Environmental Department.

Ms. Karp regularly counsels clients on transactional and regulatory environmental issues relating to the sale and purchase of commercial and industrial properties, the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties and the financial incentive programs available to reduce cleanup

On June 25, 2009, President Obama signed into law the “Cash for Clunkers” program, now dubbed “CARS” (for Cars Allowance Rebate System). As has been advertised in the media, you will be able to turn in your older car or truck and receive a government rebate when you buy or lease