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Pacific Marine Reserve Expanded (November 07, 2014) by Luis Acosta

President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation creating the largest marine reserve in the world, expanding ...

Topic: Boundaries; Environmental protection; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: United States

Notable Environmental Public Interest Lawsuit (October 17, 2014) by Laney Zhang

The intermediate court of Taizhou, a city in China's Jiangsu Province, recently ordered six local polluting ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: China

Regional Haze Agreement Ratified (September 22, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On September 16, 2014, Indonesia ratified the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Agreement on Transboundary ...

Topic: Air quality; Forests; International affairs; Treaties and International Agreements/Environment
Jurisdiction: ASEAN; Indonesia

Protection for Manta Rays and Sharks in Effect (September 16, 2014) by Constance Johnson

United Nations-sponsored restrictions on trade in sharks and manta rays became effective on September 14, 2014. ...

Topic: Biodiversity; Endangered species; Environmental protection; Marine resources and fisheries
Jurisdiction: United Nations

Environmental Protection Law Revised (June 06, 2014) by Laney Zhang

On April 24, 2014, China revised its Environmental Protection Law. The new Law will enter ...

Topic: Civil actions; Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: China

National Council of Justice Launches Campaign for the Rational Use of Resources (May 23, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiça, CNJ) launched a ...

Topic: Energy; Environmental protection; Judiciary; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Government Releases Climate Change Policy Details (April 29, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 24, 2014, the Australian federal government released the Emissions Reduction Fund White Paper, which ...

Topic: Climate change; Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: Australia

New Environmental Policy (April 16, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On April 14, 2014, the Government of Portugal published Law No. 19, which defines the basis ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: Portugal

Interim Carbon Emission Measures Enacted in Guangdong and Shanghai (March 27, 2014) by Laney Zhang

On January 15, 2014, the provincial government of China's Guangdong Province promulgated the Guangdong Province Interim ...

Topic:  Air quality; Climate change; Environmental protection; State and local government
Jurisdiction: China

New Measures to Respond to Environmental Emergencies (February 14, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

Italy's Senate adopted a decree on "Urgent Measures Designed to Tackle Environmental and Industrial Emergencies and ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Emergency management; Environmental mitigation; Organized crime
Jurisdiction: Italy

New Measures Adopted on Shale Gas Initiative (January 29, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon ...

Topic: Energy; Environmental protection; Oil and gas
Jurisdiction: European Union

New Mining Code Under Consideration (December 23, 2013) by Nicolas Boring

On September 5, 2012, the French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, created a working group to elaborate ...

Topic: Environmental Protection; Mining
Jurisdiction: France

VAT on Electric Car Leasing to Be Eliminated (November 29, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on November 18, 2013, that members of the collaborating majority of parties in ...

Topic: Energy efficiency and conservation; Environmental technology; Value-added tax
Jurisdiction: Norway

National Contingency Plan for Oil Pollution Incidents (October 30, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On October 22, 2013, Brazil enacted Decree No. 8,127 (Decreto No. 8.127, de 22 de ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Temporary Ban on Pesticides Harmful to Bees Challenged (September 09, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

In August 2013, Syngenta, a Swiss agrochemical company, and Bayer, a German agrochemical company, initiated legal ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

New Regulation on Biocides (September 04, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On September 1, 2013, a new European Union Regulation on Biocides entered into force. Biocides are ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: European Union

Plan to Increase Recycling (August 30, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Denmark's Environment Minister, Ida Auken, has announced a new approach to handling rubbish in the country. ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Indonesia Urged to Ratify Smog Treaty (July 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On June 30, 2013, the other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) urged ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Workers safety and health; International affairs
Jurisdiction: ASEAN; Indonesia

Heavy Penalty for Violation of Smoking Ban in Public Places (June 17, 2013) by Ruth Levush

On May 20, 2013, the Supreme Court of Israel approved a plea bargain that included an ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Workers safety and health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Israel

Cooperation on Sustainable Development Planned (June 07, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On May 28, 2013, during a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of