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Advanced Approaches to Stormwater Runoff Management Through Green Infrastructure
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

Green infrastructure refers to, among other things, the utilization of sustainable forestry and agriculture as elements of a cost-effective compliance


Considerations for Participants in the Expanding Market for Compensatory Mitigation Credits
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

In a recent blog post, we described the basic statutory and regulatory framework supporting the increasing popularity of mitigation banking. In this


Water Infrastructure: The Current State of Funding and Considerations for Private Investors
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2017

Almost a decade ago, EPA estimated the needed investment in our domestic water and wastewater infrastructure at approximately $105 billion; today it


Biofuel Mandates Escape Current EPA Scrutiny
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a regulatory program administered by EPA that requires petroleum-based transportation fuel sold in the U.S. to


Monetizing Vacant Land Through Mitigation Banking
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

A mitigation bank is a wetland, stream, or other habitat area that has been restored, established, enhanced, or (in certain circumstances) preserved


Converting Environmental Liabilities to Assets: Repurposing Inactive and Abandoned Mine and Mineral Processing Sites
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

Under the Brownfields Law of 2002, EPA and other federal agencies have established a variety of programs focused on promoting and funding the


Dialogue on Carbon Pricing and the World Bank Spring Meetings with Citizens Climate Lobby at S&W
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • April 27 2016

Placing a price on carbon emissions is viewed by many policy-makers as the most efficient method of addressing climate change; however, this strategy


Hydropower technologies evolve in the face of increasing water scarcity
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2015

Particularly in the West, hydropower long has provided a significant portion of the energy required to meet the needs of a growing population


Senate Energy Bill includes funding for smart energy and water efficiency pilot projects
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

In an era conscious of water scarcity, the water-energy nexus made the agenda of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which is


Water energynexus series: energy project due diligence in an era of water scarcity
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

As part of our series on the waterenergy nexus, this post discusses the need to include a water supply availability assessment as part of energy