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What is the social cost of carbon? OMB is now taking comments on that issue.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

The federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is now seeking public comment on how the United States government should calculate the "social cost


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


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


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


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


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


New Jersey Board of Public Utilities receives comments regarding plans to develop OREC program
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 22 2010

Following the signing of the Offshore Wind and Economic Development Act by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (the BPU) has received numerous comments regarding the development of an offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) program


Opening stimulus salvo is GREEN: American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 20 2009

U.S. House of Representatives initial stimulus proposal describes the U.S. energy shortcomings as opportunities to put people to work in ways that will transform the U.S. economy


EPA proposes to require carbon capture and sequestration; creates uncertainty for the future of coal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first ever CO2 emissions limits for newly constructed power plants last month


Drilling down on hydraulic fracturing; EPA dismisses "emergency powers" claim in latest regulatory twist
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

The practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracing) for natural gas is arguably the most visible and controversial energyenvironmental issue of the day