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New developments in the United States

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2009

On March 31, 2009, U.S. House Representatives Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released their discussion draft, “American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009” (ACES

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

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

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

Californian low carbon fuel standard challenged

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2010

On February 2, 2010, the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) and three other parties filed suit against the California Air Resources Board for the state’s implementation of a low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) that requires a 10 reduction in the carbon intensity of the state’s transportation fuels by 2020

GHG emissions to be considered in New York environmental assessments

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2009

According to a recent announcement by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a new policy that becomes effective on August 15, 2009 will require GHG emissions to be included in New York’s environmental review of large-scale projects

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

Senate releases climate change bill

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 5 2009

On October 1, 2009, the U.S. Senate released a draft energy and climate change bill known as the Kerry-Boxer bill after its sponsors Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer

Climate change shareholder resolutions increasing

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2009

The non-profit groups Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility recently issued a report concluding that shareholder resolutions on the issue of climate change are increasing in frequency and success

North American leaders agree to cooperate on climate change

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • -
  • September 11 2009

On August 10, 2009, at a North American summit in Guadalajara, Mexico, the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada issued a joint declaration that committed their three countries to work together on climate change and clean energy issues