We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 33

EPA begins regulating stationary-source GHG emissions

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2011

On January 2, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new permitting requirements under the Clean Air Act for major new and modified GHG emitters took effect

California and the Western Climate Initiative takes the spotlight

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

Regional cap-and-trade initiatives have returned to the spotlight after U.S. Senate leaders indefinitely postponed efforts to pass a comprehensive federal climate change bill

Solicitor General files brief in climate change nuisance suit

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

On August 24, the Solicitor General of the United States filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court asserting that a decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize a claim of public nuisance caused by the GHG emissions of six electrical utilities should be vacated and remanded for further consideration

Environmental Protection Agency proposes GHG permitting requirements

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

On August 12, 2010, the U.S. EPA published two proposals to implement its final GHG Tailoring Rule

Western Climate Initiative releases Program Design document

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

The Western Climate Initiative recently released its program design document (the Program Design), setting out how the WCI will implement its plans to establish aregional cap-and-trade system by January 1, 2012

Senate introduces energy bill without cap-and-trade provisions; rejects proposal to restrict EPA regulations

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2010

U.S. Senate Republicans have introduced a bill, the Practical Energy and Climate Plan, that would reduce U.S. GHG emissions through a variety of energy-efficiency initiatives, renewable fuel standards and loan guarantees for nuclear power plants, among other things

Proposal to reduce use of HFCs

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

In April 2010, representatives of Canada, Mexico and the United States retabled their proposal under the Montreal Protocol for a gradual reduction of global production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), chemicals commonly used in refrigeration equipment

EPA revises greenhouse gas reporting rule

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed amendments to its Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule

New limits on vehicle GHG emissions

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2010

On April 1, 2010, the U.S. federal government issued final rules for regulating the fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of passenger cars, medium-duty passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks

EPA indicates no regulation of stationary source GHG emissions until 2011

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2010

The U.S. EPA has decided that it will not be regulating GHG emissions from stationary sources, such as industrial facilities, until at least January 1, 2011