Wiley Rein's Environment & Safety Practice represents businesses and trade associations in traditional pollution-control compliance and litigation, including historic contamination issues, such as those arising under the federal Superfund law and state analogues. The Team possesses unique skill sets in helping these clients handle pesticide and chemical competition and regulatory matters, battery and electronics industry issues, the regulation of the transportation of hazardous products, the economic and regulatory implications of climate change, and the laws applicable to environmental advertising and "green" marketing. We also assist clients on a variety of occupational health and product stewardship matters.
Our internationally recognized attorneys, consultants, and regulatory analysts leverage the firm's exceptional policy, regulatory, and litigation depth to advance their clients' needs before Congress, all applicable federal government agencies, at the state and municipal level, and before the European Union (EU), the United Nations (UN), and other international authorities.
ISSUE: DECEMBER 2013
IN THIS ISSUE
- Blazing a Path Out of the Morass: Opportunities to Shape Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Rule
- Chimpanzee Retirement Law Passes Senate with Bipartisan Support
- Coastal States Respond to Ocean Acidification
- Does EPA Fail to Communicate?
- Is USDA Organic Not Safe Enough for FDA?
- Yucca Mountain: New NRC Orders Partial Restart of Consideration
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