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To be hazardous or not to be hazardous: EPA floats two options for regulating coal combustion residuals
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2010

Environmentalists have been pushing for years to overturn the Bevill Amendment and get coal combustion residuals (CCR) regulated as a hazardous waste


EPA continues to target coal-fired power plants: announces settlement with Duke Energy
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2009

EPA announced yesterday that it had reached a settlement with Duke Energy to address allegations of New Source Review violations at Duke’s Gallagher coal-fired generating plant in New Albany, Indiana


Kerry Lieberman is here: now what?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

So, Kerry Lieberman (Graham?), also known as the American Power Act, is here


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


Climate legislation: still breathing?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Since I did a post earlier today indicating the cap-and-trade legislation is unlikely to become law in the near term, it's only fair that I also do a post on efforts by Senators Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman to resuscitate the legislation


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


You can combust biomass without a GHG permit -- just don't expect Massachusetts to call it renewable
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

For those of you who left early for the holiday weekend (You know who you are and more power to you!), I thought I would note that EPA issued a final rule on Friday, deferring application of the Tailoring rule to biomass facilities for three years


Ninth circuit reverses dismissal of Carijano v. Occidental Petroleum
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2010

Early last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals revived a tort case brought by 25 members of the Peruvian Achuar indigenous group and Amazon Watch against Occidental Petroleum ("Occidental"


NSR litigation: Cinergy dodges a bullet
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2010

In a crisply written opinion by Judge Posner, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals just reversed a district court judgment against Cinergy in the NSR case involving Cinergy's power plant in Wabash, Indiana, and directed that judgment enter for Cinergy


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