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Federal government stepping up criminal enforcement actions against oil and gas drilling companies
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

In the last few months, the federal government has ramped up criminal enforcement actions against oil and gas drilling companies for violations of


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


Sequestration testing put off until September
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2008

The state of Washington planned to test the ability to sequester carbon dioxide emissions soon, but the project has been pushed back until September, at the earliest, to allow for additional seismic testing


Enhanced oil recovery initiative released
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

Last week, the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative, in conjunction with the Great Plains Institute and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, released a set of recommendations for enhanced oil recovery on Capitol Hill


"conflict minerals" guidance still in flux
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

While the more traditional “financial reform” portions of last year’s Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act received a great deal of attention, the Act also contains a key provision that will affect product manufacturers: Section 13(p), regarding disclosure of a company’s use of certain “conflict minerals” in its products


BLM and DOE release final PEIS for solar energy zones and environmental guidance designed to encourage development of solar energy facilities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2012

On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of Energy (DOE) jointly released a Final Solar Energy Development Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Solar PEIS) for a new program to facilitate development of utility-scale solar energy production on lands owned by the Federal government


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009: House and Senate bills propose enhanced tax incentives for renewable energy infrastructure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2009

Last Friday, the Senate Finance Committee Chairman released his version (the Chairman’s Mark) of Title I of H.R. 598 (the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009”), part of an $825 billion economic stimulus package


Court of Appeal's decision in Capistrano Taxpayers Association signals changes in conservation-based tiered water rates
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On April 20, 2015, the California 4th District Court of Appeal ruled that the City of San Juan Capistrano's conservation-based tiered water rates


Save Cuyama Valley v. County of Santa Barbara (February 8, 2013)
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

The Court of Appeal upheld an EIR prepared for a new mining operation. The primary challenge to the EIR focused on the lead agency's adoption of


EPADOI urged to curb methane emissions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

Over 90 groupsincluding the Clean Air Task Force, EarthJustice, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Clean Water Action and Center for