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Energy & environment update February 24, 2014 - Energy and climate debate

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • February 24 2014

Energy issues will take center stage this week as the Supreme Court addresses the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas regulations and

Man bites dog: Congress lobbies CFIUS on steel development joint venture

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • August 4 2010

As widely reported, 50 members of the U.S. Congressional Steel Caucus sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Geithner on July 2 asking the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to “thoroughly investigate” a Chinese investment in a Mississippi steel project on grounds that it would permit the Chinese government to exploit the American market through a U.S.-based business and possibly threaten national security

Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down Act 13

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 26 2013

Last week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down a state law that required municipalities to permit oil and gas drilling in all zoning districts

Additional Keystone XL review requested

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 5 2011

Thirty-four House Democrats sent a letter May 31 to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson requesting a meeting with State Department officials to make the case for at least 120 days of additional review of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and for field hearings in several states regarding the agency’s supplemental draft environmental impact statement

Wisconsin court rides herd on town's attempt to regulate livestock operation

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2012

In a victory for agricultural interests, the Wisconsin Supreme Court prevented local governments from imposing conditions on new or expanding livestock operations except as authorized by the state’s livestock facilities siting law

Supreme Court of Canada considers collective and individual aspects of Aboriginal and treaty rights

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 30 2013

On May 9, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its judgement in Behn v. Moulton Contracting Limited, dismissing the appeal. The Government of

Simplicity and incentive? What the direct action plan means for business

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 26 2013

The "Coalition's Direct Action Plan is based on two clear principles: simplicity and incentive" (Greg Hunt MP, the new Minister for Environment in

Mexican Senate passes electoral reform billclears the way for debate on energy reform

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • December 6 2013

The Mexican Senate overwhelmingly approved a historic electoral reform bill on December 3, 2013. The bill is expected to be approved by the lower

Africa business in brief

  • ENSafrica
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  • Africa
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  • March 3 2013

Tullow eyes first commercial oil in Kenya. United Kingdom-based oil company Tullow Oil Plc released a set of Kenyan well test results on 13 February

Africa business in brief - issue 35

  • ENSafrica
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  • Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda
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  • October 15 2013

In the wake of the 21 September terrorist attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, the authorities in Kenya on 8 October questioned the CEOs