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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

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

Obama's climate plan provides timeline to reduce carbon emissions at new and existing power plants

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

Following up on his Inaugural Address promise to prioritize climate change, President Obama unveiled yesterday a Climate Action Plan (Plan), which

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

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

Hydraulic fracturing: air joins water as point of contention

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2012

The public and regulators alike continue to scrutinize the impact of hydraulic fracturing on water resources e.g., possible contamination of drinking water; volume of water used; and disposal of used fracing wastewater

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

EPA proposes CO2 emission limits for new power plants and on track to regulate CO2 emissions from existing plants by 2015

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed rule concerning carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new coal-fired and natural

Key energy-related tax provisions in the 2013 budget proposal

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2012

President Obama’s recently released budget proposal for the 2013 fiscal year contains energy-related tax provisions, including an extension of the Section 1603 grant in lieu of investment credits through 2012