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Senators Kerry and Boxer unveil climate bill
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2009

The bill would create limits on the emission of greenhouse gases, implemented by a national cap-and-trade program


EPA’s new moves: GHG reporting rulemaking and possible regulation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 12 2009

GHG emissions controls, monitoring and reporting will affect vast economic sectors


Stimulating energy efficiency and incentivising renewables
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 9 2009

On 17 February 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


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


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


The green energy tide hits the Continental Shelf
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

Green energy is red hot in the United States


A cooler climate for federal cap-and-trade legislation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 4 2010

Although the future of new emissions and renewable energy legislation is increasingly uncertain, business still needs to prepare for climate change regulation


SEC issues interpretive guidance on climate change disclosure
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 28 2010

The SEC's guidance is intended to ensure that existing disclosure rules are consistently applied by public companies in a manner that provides enhanced clarity to investors


EPA issues proposed endangerment finding regarding greenhouse gases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 21 2009

The EPA will accept public comments and hold public hearings prior to finalizing its proposed greenhouse gas endangerment finding


New Jersey adopts new solar renewable energy portfolio standards
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 2 2010

The new law requires New Jersey to obtain a significant portion of its electricity from solar generating facilities