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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


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


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


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


Treasury clarifies 5 percent safe harbor ownership guidelines for Section 1603 grants for renewable energy projects
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 13 2011

The Treasury Department has issued guidance in the form of two new “Frequently Asked Questions” addressing when transferees or purchasers of renewable energy property will qualify for the 5 percent safe harbor for beginning construction under the grant in lieu of investment credit program


Deadline extended to submit comments on EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas emission limits for new power plants
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is extending until May 9, 2014, the deadline for submitting comments on its


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


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


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


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