Lindsay Brewer is an associate in the firm’s Washington office. She advises clients on environmental, product safety, occupational safety, and public policy issues. She has experience with a wide range of environmental and safety programs, with a focus on the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund), the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
This blog is the sixteenth in a series, “The ABCs of the AJP.” The American Jobs Plan (AJP) envisions moving to 100 percent carbon pollution-free power by 2035. To do this, the Plan contemplates sweeping updates to the power sector to increase use of zero-emissions electricity and modernize the physical infrastructure to make it cleaner, … Continue Reading
In October 2020, Covington public policy experts Sebastian Vos and Gary Guzy were invited to the 2020 CleanEquity Monaco sustainable technology conference to discuss the policy outlook in the EU and US, and likely impacts on efforts to decarbonize carbon-intensive sectors of the economy. The event was presented globally on EarthX TV. Covington’s London-based emerging … Continue Reading
As more companies recognize the value of enhanced sustainability reporting and publicize the positive environmental features of their products and services, they should also be attentive to greater public scrutiny of “green” claims. Companies that engage in greenwashing – asserting exaggerated, misstated, or immaterial environmental claims – are increasingly exposed to reputational damage and legal … Continue Reading