Environmental, Safety and Health Review – United States

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    Welcome to the Spring 2011 issue of Environmental, Safety and Health Review – United States prepared by the members of Squire Sanders’ Environmental, Safety and Health Practice Group. This issue includes the following articles:


    • Wind Energy Projects: US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Draft Eagle Conservation Plan Guidance and Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines
    • Circuit Courts Weigh in on the Timing and Ripeness of Appeals of Determinations Regarding Project Effects on Endangered Species
    • Legal Issues Responding to the Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling Boom
    • FY 2011 Budget Results in Significant Cuts to US EPA’s Funding but Not Its Ability to Regulate GHGs
    • Supreme Court Wary of Federal Common Law Remedy for Global Climate Change
    • President Obama’s Executive Order Regarding Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review
    • REACH Update, a Review of the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation since its adoption in 2007