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Reliability concerns? NERC says yes; EPA blasts flawed assumptions
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2011

Yesterday, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, or NERC, released its 2011 Long-Term Reliability Assessment


Lisa Jackson says public pressure will clean up fracking. Really.
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

According to E&E News, Lisa Jackson said Friday that public pressure, not EPA regulation, will clean up fracking


Unstated rule on superfund liability for sale of a usable product one year later
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

Exactly a year ago, I posted a blog that argued that the decisions on Superfund liability for the sale of usable product could be distilled down to


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


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


EPA releases rules for carbon capture and storage
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2010

One thing supporters of coal will be thankful for tomorrow is this week's announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it has finalized two rules governing the underground sequestration of carbon dioxide


Forthcoming changes to RGGI? Let's start with the Big Cap.
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2010

The cap in the nation's first mandatory cap-and-trade system is probably set too high


In RGGI news: compliance is up, emissions are down, sales are flat, and New Jersey and New Hampshire are either in or out
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2012

There have been a number of news stories about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in the last few weeks


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


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