The Third Circuit affirmed dismissal of a challenge to the Delaware River Basin Commission's ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River Basin.
A district court granted in part and denied in part an oil company's motion to dismiss a CWA and RCRA citizen suit brought by an environmental group.
The September issue of ELR features articles on establishing a federal climate resilience fund to respond to climate impacts; repealing right-to-farm laws to address environmental injustices; state protection of nonfederal waters and its implications for cooperative federalism; and responding to the assertion that phosphogypsum stacks and process wastewater should be regulated under TSCA.
With concerns about climate change, growing economic insecurity and inequality, and the resiliency of critical supply chains has come renewed concern about whether business entities conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with society’s best interests. This concern manifests in a demand that corporations respect the best interests of society and all corporate stakeholders, not solely stockholders. How can we think about ESG in a way that promotes ethical, fair, and sustainable behavior without heaping additional work on already-stretched employees and directors?