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Perhaps the next coastal project won't take 10 years: the First Circuit preempts some state authority

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

Public and private developers spend a lot of time talking about NIMBY, or Not In My Backyard

Bad day at Black (Coal) Rock

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

Last week, I noted that Gina McCarthy, EPA's Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, suggested that, in the short run, the most significant pressure on inefficient energy sources would come, not from climate change legislation or from EPA GHG regulations, but instead from all of the conventional pollutant regulations that EPA expects to promulgate that will make use of coal much more expensive

Massachusetts makes energy efficiency “first fuel”; 3-year utility plans approved by DPU

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2010

On January 28, 2010, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) approved three-year energy efficiency plans submitted by the state's investor-owned electric, natural gas utilities, and the Cape Light Compact, which serves portions of Cape Cod

A new set of principles for the nuclear power industry

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2011

Corporate social responsibility and nuclear power?

The actual to projected future actual test: when does EPA get to review generators’ projections?

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2013

On Thursday, in United States v. DTE Energy Company, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals revived EPA's enforcement action against DTE energy for alleged

Forthcoming changes to RGGI? Let's start with the Big Cap.

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2010

The cap in the nation's first mandatory cap-and-trade system is probably set too high

Lisa Jackson says public pressure will clean up fracking. Really.

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

According to E&E News, Lisa Jackson said Friday that public pressure, not EPA regulation, will clean up fracking

An example of true judicial restraint: Judge Robert Chambers affirms the Highland Mining 404 permit

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

After my post on judicial restraint and the lack thereof in Texas v. EPA, the opinion issued last week by Judge Robert Chambers, in Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, affirming the Corps’ 404 permit for Highland Mining’s Reylas Surface Mine, seemed particularly notable

The economics of RGGI: a net positive, particularly for New England

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2011

With the first compliance period in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative coming to a close in December, it seems an appropriate time to look back at what we can learn from the country’s first market-based program aimed at reducing emissions of carbon dioxide from power plants

House passes combined renewable electricityenergy efficiency standard

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2009

On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 219-212 to pass the American Clean Energy Security Act (the “House Bill”), which included a national combined renewable electricityenergy efficiency standard (“RES”