EPA and Army Corps Release Proposed Rule on Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

On March 25, 2014, U.S. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the pre-publication version of a proposed rule intended to make the process of identifying “waters of the United States” covered under the Clean Water Act less complicated and m(…)

President Obama Directs Agencies to "Lead by Example," Setting New Renewable Energy Goals for Federal Facilities

On December 10, 2013, President Obama issued a memo entitled, “Federal Leadership on Energy Management,” that directs federal facilities to achieve new goals for renewable energy and implement new energy management practices.  The principal goals are(…)