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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


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 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


The third piece of EPA’s clean power plan: GHG emission limits for modified and reconstructed power plants
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations for "new" and "existing" power plants have received substantial


D.C. Circuit rules that FERC may not segment its evaluation of the environmental impact of related natural gas pipeline construction projects, regardless of whether they are separately proposed
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion holding that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) violated the National


Divided appeals court vacates air transport rule targeted at coal-fired power plants
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

In EME Homer City Generation, L.P. v. EPA, two judges of a divided three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2011 Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (Transport Rule), which implemented the so-called "good-neighbor" provision of 110 of the four-decade-old Clean Air Act (CAA


The President’s new climate change executive order what does it mean for the energy sector?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 6 2013

President Obama issued a new climate change-related Executive Order on November 1, creating a new interagency Council on Climate Preparedness and


House Bill would circumvent federal regulation of coal ash
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would significantly alter the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA


Greenhouse gas limits for new power plants comments due to EPA by March 10, 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 9 2014

Yesterday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for new coal-fired and natural


Environmental challenges to exporting coal from the United States
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. Export-Import Bank of the United States highlights how failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act