July 11, 2017

JD Supra, July 7, 2017- On June 28, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected challenges to Connecticut’s renewable energy procurement process and renewable energy credit program (Allco Fin. Ltd. v. Robert J. Klee (Docket Nos. 16-2946, 16-2949)). In doing so, the Second Circuit preserved the …

June 14, 2016

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (HR 2576) reforms the current Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). After some back and forth on preemption and other issues in HR 2576, the House of Representatives passed it on May 24, 2016. After being temporarily stalled in the Senate …

May 26, 2016

ECY May 19, 2016 by Department of Ecology OLYMPIA – Washington Department of Ecology Director Maia Bellon joined state environmental officials from Connecticut, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont in calling on Congress to reconsider the language in a proposed bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of …

November 9, 2015

The CT Mirror November 9, 2015 by JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL More than two years after passing the nation’s first law requiring labels on most foods containing genetically engineered components, there are still no labels for Genetically Modified Organisms – GMOs – in Connecticut or anywhere else in the United States. The …