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Does the Supreme Court’s opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al. (June 23, 2014) foretell the future of greenhouse gas regulation under the Clean Air Act?

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

On May 13, 2010, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") issued a final rule requiring new or modified stationary sources of

Is RGGI in Pennsylvania’s future?

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2014

Cap and trade may play a major role in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing

California proposes new regulations on hydraulic fracturing operations

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2013

California has recently issued proposed regulations that will significantly impact oil and gas extraction in the State. Oil and gas producers that

The battle over EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standards for coal fired EGUs: adequately demonstrated or impermissible technology forcing?

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

On September 20, 2013, EPA, under the authority of section 111(b) of the Clean Air Act (CAA), re-proposed its New Source Performance Standards (NSPS

The President’s Climate Action Plan and California’s carbon market

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2013

In June, President Obama unveiled his Climate Action Plan (the Plan). As we reported in a previous Client Alert, President Obama emphasized three

I’ll go first. The Obama Administration issues executive order on chemical safety in the aftermath of the tragedy in West, Texas

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2013

In the aftermath of the April fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, that killed 14 people, the Obama Administration has taken the first steps

Take notice President Obama can take meaningful steps to address climate change without the explicit approval of Congress

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

Whether President Obama's Climate Action Plan is a repackaging of existing efforts, entirely new programs, or something in between, the president has

Continued congressional pressure on USEPA related to regulation of chemical plants

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

This post was written by Christopher L. Rissetto, Robert Helland, Lawrence A. Demase, Peter Cassidy, David W. Wagner Last week, a Reed Smith client

Chemical plant safety: will there be renewed demand for federal regulation?

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2013

The global demand for natural resources continues unabated. As revenues increase and profits soar in the face of this demand, there has

In rejecting petition, U.S. Supreme Court leaves standing decision that CERCLA's contribution section is exclusive remedy for parties that have entered into administrative agreements

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2011

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a ruling that CERCLA’s contribution section (Section 113(f)) provides the exclusive remedy for a liable party compelled to incur response costs under an administrative settlement