E&W Blog

January 30, 2016

Fewell quoted in Greenwire on Flint Michigan Crisis

Agency has ‘Goldilocks syndrome’ after Flint crisis Kevin Bogardus, E&E reporter Greenwire: Friday, January 29, 2016 U.S. EPA, often under fire from its Capitol Hill and industry critics for overstepping its authority, now finds itself in the cross-hairs for not using its authority soon enough. The drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich., that has poisoned […]
January 23, 2016

Earth & Water Group launch mentioned in Politico

Bush enviro alums launch law group: A pair of former George W. Bush administration environmental officials is launching a new law firm, Earth & Water Group, to focus on a range of water and other environmental issues. Brent Fewell, formerly the No. 2 for water at EPA and a founder of the group, said it […]
January 21, 2016

Earth & Water Group makes big splash with January launch of virtual enviro firm!

Former EPA officials launch ‘virtual’ enviro firm Robin Bravender, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 A group of former government officials — including former high-ranking U.S. EPA staffers — has launched a new environmental law firm. The Washington, D.C.-based Earth & Water Group officially started operating last week, providing legal and strategic counseling to […]
January 20, 2016

Brent Fewell discusses Flint water crisis and U.S. failing water infrastructure with CCTV host Elaine Reyes

November 15, 2015

Fewell's Focus: Markets & Bold Action

Reprinted from Water & Waste Digest Fri, 2015-11-06  EPA workshop explores expansion of water markets to accelerate watershed restoration As Eleanor Roosevelt once quipped, “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” This article by design will cover the spectrum of small- to big-mindedness, with the singular goal of advancing the […]
July 24, 2015

DOJ Issues New Corporate Wrongdoing Policy

Signaling DOJ’s increasing pressure to deter corporate wrongdoing, DOJ issues new guidance this week titled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing.” Important for every CEO, Compliance Officer, and corporate manager to read and take to heart.  Under this new policy, for a company to receive cooperation credit in any civil or criminal prosecution, the company must […]