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Emerging paths for climate change regulation in the United States

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

Although the international framework for regulating climate change continues to be debated following the Copenhagen meeting, the most meaningful U.S. activity is happening simultaneously at the national and state level

The market engines of U.S. renewable energy development

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

The United States has long rejected the international Kyoto Protocol for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction because of the economic stress that capping carbon emissions would cause, given that the U.S. economy depends on burning coal for much of its energy needs

A cooler climate for federal cap-and-trade legislation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2010

Although the future of new emissions and renewable energy legislation is increasingly uncertain, business still needs to prepare for climate change regulation

Federal court issues injunction restricting construction and operation of windmills based on Endangered Species Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2009

Renewable energy project sponsors, builders, operators and investors should take notice of this case and its possible implications for their projects

Backlash: Senate proposals to tighten “buy American” requirements for renewable projects, limit EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory authority

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

Recent Senate legislative proposals may make clean energy grant money contingent on restrictions to purchase domestic goods and labor, and could place a moratorium on the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases through the Clean Air Act

SEC issues interpretive guidance on climate change disclosure

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2010

The SEC's guidance is intended to ensure that existing disclosure rules are consistently applied by public companies in a manner that provides enhanced clarity to investors

“Clean” versus “renewable” power: competing proposals in the Senate

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

Stand-alone measures in the U.S. Senate seek to revise U.S. energy policy

New Jersey adopts new solar renewable energy portfolio standards

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2010

The new law requires New Jersey to obtain a significant portion of its electricity from solar generating facilities

Stimulating energy efficiency and incentivising renewables

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2009

On 17 February 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Senators Kerry and Boxer unveil climate bill

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2009

The bill would create limits on the emission of greenhouse gases, implemented by a national cap-and-trade program