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Coming to a steam electric generating plant near you in May 2014 new effluent limitation guidelines
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2013

Last Friday, EPA announced release of its draft proposal to revise the effluent guidelines and standards for the steam electric power generating


The real risk of unregulated air pollution
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • China
  • July 9 2013

Sometimes the most valuable research turns out to be a confirmation of the obvious. Fitting that bill is the study released yesterday in the


The actual to projected future actual test: when does EPA get to review generators’ projections?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

On Thursday, in United States v. DTE Energy Company, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals revived EPA's enforcement action against DTE energy for alleged


Dog bites man: Supreme Court edition
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2013

In a curious, but unsurprising, decision yesterday, in Los Angeles County Flood Control District v. NRDC, the Supreme Court held that the flow of


More on the permit shield defense: a permittee is gasp entitled to rely on regulations and permits issued by delegated state agencies
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2013

Late last month, we noted that a permittee may not rely on the permit shield defense unless it has clearly informed the permitting agency of the


GHG regulation under the existing CAA: coming soon to a large stationary source near you
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2009

On Thursday, EPA issued its long-awaited proposed rule describing how thresholds would be set for regulation of GHG sources under the existing Clean Air Act PSD authority


Massachusetts makes energy efficiency “first fuel”; 3-year utility plans approved by DPU
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2010

On January 28, 2010, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) approved three-year energy efficiency plans submitted by the state's investor-owned electric, natural gas utilities, and the Cape Light Compact, which serves portions of Cape Cod


Senate energy and climate legislation: the nuclear option
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2009

Environment & Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) announced Tuesday that committee hearings on the Boxer-Kerry climate bill, S. 1733, will begin on October 27 and that a mark-up will be planned for early to mid-November


Perhaps the next coastal project won't take 10 years: the First Circuit preempts some state authority
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2009

Public and private developers spend a lot of time talking about NIMBY, or Not In My Backyard


House passes combined renewable electricityenergy efficiency standard
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2009

On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 219-212 to pass the American Clean Energy Security Act (the “House Bill”), which included a national combined renewable electricityenergy efficiency standard (“RES”