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EPA publishes its proposed regulations for existing power plants starting the public comment period
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 18 2014

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register its June 2, 2014, proposal to regulate greenhouse gas


What’s in the air this year? Here is what you need to know about the Clean Air Act in 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

This year promises many important developments with respect to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's implementation and enforcement of the


The new balance of power: what the 114th Congress means for business
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

As the now-lame-duck U.S. Congress convenes for its final legislative session of 2014, the 114th U.S. Congress is gearing up for action


International news: focus on mining and metals
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Africa, China, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 16 2014

An investor new to Africa needs to understand not only the relevant local laws but also the applicable regional arrangements. Africa has multiple


EPA proposes CO2 emission limits for new power plants and on track to regulate CO2 emissions from existing plants by 2015
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 23 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed rule concerning carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new coal-fired and natural


Environmental impact analysis required for natural gas facilities clarified in court decision denying residents’ challenge to compressor siting approval
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 20 2014

A New York town's challenge to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) siting authorization for a natural gas pipeline compressor station


An update on EPA’s approach to methane emissions from the oil & gas sector including a summary of the agency’s proposed new reporting rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce between now and December 31, 2014 its plan for pursuing methane reductions


Wind farms and eagle “take” permits litigation is coming over the new “30-year” permit rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently changed its eagle "take" permitting rules to allow wind developers to apply for 30-year take


Power plant cases in the Supreme Court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 7 2013

The Supreme Court's 2013 term just began but it is already shaping up to be an important one for power plant owners and operators. Three points stand


Texas Commission requires public disclosure of fracking chemicals
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

The Railroad Commission of Texas now requires the disclosure of chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of oil and natural gas deposits