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EPA proposes to require carbon capture and sequestration; creates uncertainty for the future of coal

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first ever CO2 emissions limits for newly constructed power plants last month

Treasury clarifies 5 percent safe harbor ownership guidelines for Section 1603 grants for renewable energy projects

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2011

The Treasury Department has issued guidance in the form of two new “Frequently Asked Questions” addressing when transferees or purchasers of renewable energy property will qualify for the 5 percent safe harbor for beginning construction under the grant in lieu of investment credit program

New Massachusetts proposals aim to spark a green energy revolution

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2007

The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act and the Green Communities Act of 2007 could become a model of energy regulation for other states

The President’s new climate change executive order what does it mean for the energy sector?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2013

President Obama issued a new climate change-related Executive Order on November 1, creating a new interagency Council on Climate Preparedness and

Federal authorities obtain first-ever criminal conviction regarding fraudulent generation of renewable fuel credits

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2012

On June 25, 2012, a federal jury in Maryland found the owner of a fraudulent clean energy production company guilty of wire fraud, money laundering and violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA

What is the social cost of carbon? OMB is now taking comments on that issue.

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

The federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is now seeking public comment on how the United States government should calculate the "social cost

The convergence of intellectual property and renewable energy

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

A report commissioned by the European Community for the upcoming Copenhagen summit has found that patents do not impede unduly innovation in the renewable energy field

Deadline extended to submit comments on EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas emission limits for new power plants

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is extending until May 9, 2014, the deadline for submitting comments on its

Has the nuclear renaissance finally begun?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission voted 4-1 on February 9 to issue Combined Operating Licenses for two new nuclear units at the Southern Company’s Vogtle site in Georgia

Texas Commission requires public disclosure of fracking chemicals

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

The Railroad Commission of Texas now requires the disclosure of chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of oil and natural gas deposits