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What comes next for mercury emissions from power plants?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court held this morning that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted unreasonably when it determined in 2000, and again


EPA unveils final cooling water intake structures rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 21 2014

On May 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its long-awaited rule under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) imposing


EPA’s Next Generation Compliance initiative the agency’s latest proposed rule for refineries shows the initiative in action and provides a glimpse of the future for other industries
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a proposed rule that illustrates several of the agency's Next Generation Compliance


The President’s methane reduction strategy here’s what energy companies need to know
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

President Obama recently released a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions (Strategy) that sets forth a multi-pronged plan for reducing methane


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


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


Massachusetts permit for new natural gas plant incorporates global climate conditions including sunset date
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (Siting Board) approved a certificate for a 630-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Salem last


Federal authorities obtain first-ever criminal conviction regarding fraudulent generation of renewable fuel credits
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 5 2012

On June 25, 2012, a federal jury in Maryland found the owner of a fraudulent clean energy production company guilty of wire fraud, money laundering and violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA


New legislation would vacate proposed carbon pollution standard for new power plants
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY.), the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Energy and Power Subcommittee, introduced a bill on


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