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10.19.2012

Final FTC Green Guides Published

The final Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Green Guides were officially published in the October 11, 2012 Federal Register. View the newly revised Green Guides here:…

10.12.2012

FTC Issues Revised “Green Guides”

On October 1, 2012, after many years of study and evaluations of several iterations, the Federal Trade Commission issued revised “Green Guides” targeting environmental marketing…

09.28.2012

EPA Issues Final Step 3 Tailoring Rule

On July 12, EPA issued its Final Step 3 Tailoring Rule, announcing that EPA has decided not to lower the greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting levels…

09.21.2012

D. C. Circuit Upholds EPA GHG Emissions Rules

On June 26, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected industry petitions challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions, finding that…

09.14.2012

Supreme Court Reverses Criminal Fine

On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Southern Union Co. v. United States, 132 S. Ct. 2344 (2012). The 6-3 decision…

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