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Robert A. Wyman, Jr. Latham & Watkins LLP

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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.

EPA proposes greenhouse gas performance standards for new fossil fuel-fired power plants *

USA - April 5 2012
On March 27, 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a prepublication version of a proposed rule to establish, for the first time, a new source performance standard (NSPS) for greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs).

Co-authors: Daniel C. Scripps, Joshua T. Bledsoe.

California's planned greenhouse gas market on hold for now, but other measures to proceed *

USA - May 24 2011
California’s proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) cap and trade program suffered an expected setback on May 20 when a San Francisco Superior Court issued a writ of mandate enjoining the California Air Resources Board (CARB) from any further cap and trade rulemaking until CARB complies with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) by analyzing cap and trade alternatives such as a carbon fee.

Co-authors: Daniel V. Van Fleet, Aron Potash.

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