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New wave of state law air pollution torts?

USA - August 18 2014 A new wave of state common law air pollution tort claims may be upon us, given the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent announcement it would not review an…

Co-authors: Michael G. Romey, Aron Potash.


EPA proposes unprecedented greenhouse gas emission reduction program

USA - June 6 2014 On June 2, 2014, EPA released its long-anticipated proposal to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants under Section 111(d)…

Co-authors: Michael J. Gergen, Christopher H. Norton, Claudia M. O’Brien, Julia A. Hatcher, Jean-Philippe Brisson.


West coast states and Canadian province sign clean energy Action Plan

Canada, USA - October 31 2013 The Action Plan, though surprisingly expansive, is largely a political statement. Given California's strong clean energy record, the key uncertainty…

Co-authors: Robert J. Denicola, Michael H. Dreibelbis, Jean-Philippe Brisson.


EPA proposes new greenhouse gas performance standards for new power plants

USA - September 27 2013 New proposal addresses certain criticisms of initial proposed rule, but retains partial carbon capture and sequestration requirement for coal-fired…

Co-authors: Claudia M. O’Brien, Karl A. Karg, Joshua T. Bledsoe, Andrea M. Hogan, Matthew D. Thurlow.


Fifth Circuit shuts down climate tort plaintiffs again

USA - May 20 2013 Climate tort plaintiffs cannot catch a break in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In a May 14, 2013, decision, the Fifth Circuit found—once…

Co-authors: Michael G. Romey, Aron Potash.

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