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 October issue of ELR features articles on Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency and the unraveling of federal environmental law; the business of sustainability; the environmental harm of deep seabed mining; and NEPA litigation over large energy and transport infrastructure projects. The issue also includes a transcript from a recent webinar that explored the environmental justice implications of continued production and disposal of plastics and addressed key domestic and international policy efforts.
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.