A district court granted the state of Louisiana's and oil and gas companies' motions to preliminarily enjoin the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM's) withdrawal of six million acres from, and addition of a term to, an oil and gas lease sale on the outer continental shelf in the Gulf of Mexico.
A district court granted summary judgment for several bus companies in a CAA citizen suit alleging that the companies excessively idled their buses in violation of Massachusetts and Connecticut law.
The September issue of ELR features articles on the inefficacy of statutory protections for the North Atlantic right whale; how to bring more clean energy onto the grid; revising the FTC's Green Guides to address greenwashing in the fashion industry; and an insider's account of enforcement in the formative years of EPA. The issue also includes a transcript from a recent webinar that analyzed the consequences of Sacket v. EPA and discussed actions that can be taken to protect non-WOTUS waters.
The fashion industry continues to grow exponentially, along with marketers’ use of false and misleading claims about “sustainability” and other environmental attributes of fashion garments. This Article proposes specific ways the FTC should improve its guidelines for environmental marketing claims and expand enforcement.