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Interior Secretary renews pause of deepwater drilling
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2010

On Monday, July 12, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar again ordered a pause in deepwater drilling, a moratorium that applies to all drilling from floating rigs


Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals curtails Clean Air Act citizen suits in Sierra Club v. Otter Tail Power Co
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On August 12th, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision (Sierra Club v Otter Tail Power Company, et al., 09-2842) that curtails citizen suit enforcement actions brought under the Clean Air Act


FERC assesses penalties for late qualifying facility self-certifications
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

A recent order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “the Commission”) demonstrates the importance of timely compliance with the qualifying facilities (“QF”) regulations


Senators introduce flaring reduction bill
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

Sens. Mike Enzi (R-WY), John Barrasso (R-WY) and John Howevn (R-ND) introduced the Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act. The bill would expedite


Murkowski releases energy blueprint
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

Earlier this week, Sen. Murkowski (R-AK) released an energy blueprint, entitled "Energy 2020." The blueprint was developed with seven principles in


Kansas Governor denies ultimatum
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2008

This morning Kansas Governor Sebelius (D) denied an ultimatum from the state legislature that would have allowed for two smaller coal-fired power plants to be built rather than the two 700 MW plants that have been vetoed


Congress passes new legislation tightening sanctions on Iran
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2012

On December 19, 2012, House and Senate conferees reached agreement on the final language of the Menendez Amendment (SA 3232) (the "Amendment") to the


Accelerating appliance efficiency standards in California
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

The California Energy Commission has been quite active in recent years tightening the energy efficiency standards of a whole host of appliances. See


GPSC approves Georgia Power Company’s 2013 GPASI utility-scale RFP documents
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2013

During the May 7 Administrative Session, the Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously approved Georgia Power Company's 2013 Request for


House Energy and Commerce to hold hearings on blocking EPA rule
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2012

The House Energy and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on September 20, 2012 to discuss H.R. 6172