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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


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


Conventional pollution is still where it's at: EPA releases the power plant MACT rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2011

If anyone had any doubts about the significance of the conventional pollutant regulations that EPA would be rolling out, even in the absence of a full cap-and-trade program for GHG, Wednesday's release of EPA's revised power plant MACT proposal should go a long way towards eliminating those doubts


Almost-final: Massachusetts' biomass regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Late last week, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) filed with the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy of the state legislature proposed final amendments to the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) regulations governing the eligibility of woody biomass facilities and fuels to qualify to earn renewable energy credits (RECs


Can coal's friends in Congress save it? Goldman Sachs isn't so sure
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2011

Market-watchers thinking that having friends in Congress means that coal can flourish despite EPA regulation on many fronts may have a different view to ponder


Renewable energy developers stand to benefit from MassDEP’s efforts to streamline regulatory requirements
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2011

On October 24, 2011 MassDEP released the framework for a regulatory reform proposal that would streamline environmental permitting and approval processes in Massachusetts


Clean power plants make good neighbors: EPA grants first sole source petition under Section 126 of the Clean Air Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2011

Yesterday, EPA announced that it was granting the petition submitted by New Jersey under 126 of the Clean Air Act, requiring the Portland Generating Station in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Pennsylvania, to reduce emissions of SO2, in order to avoid causing exceedances of the NAAQS for SO2 downwind in New Jersey


Yes, Virginia, the burden of proof does matter
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2011

The decision yesterday in United States v. Minnkota Power Cooperative serves as a useful reminder regarding how important the burden of proof is in review of agency decisions


RGGI's 7th auction brings total proceeds to over a half billion dollars for RGGI states' projects
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

Despite the relatively low clearing prices in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's (RGGI) seventh auction of CO2 credits on March 10th - $2.07 for 2009-2011 allowances, and the auction floor price of $1.86 for 2012-2014 allowances - cumulative RGGI proceeds to be used by the 10 participating states for renewable energy, energy efficiency and low-income energy assistance programs now total $582.3 million


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