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Recent statements highlight difficulty in achieving a global compromise on aviation emissions regulation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • March 26 2012

Since taking effect on January 1, 2012, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (“EU-ETS”) has continued to be a hot button issue among the international aviation community.


European Commission confirms that aviation sector will become second largest industry in carbon trading system
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union
  • June 17 2011

As a follow-up to our October 20, 2010 post entitled “Climate Change: International Regulation of GHG Emissions From Aircraft,” on June 6, 2011 the European Commission (“EC”) confirmed its earlier March 2011 announcement that the aviation sector will become the second-largest industry in Europe’s carbon Emissions Trading System (“ETS”), behind only power generation.


Aviation industry considers the use of more biofuels to cut emissions and reduce costs
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • November 8 2011

As reported in earlier posts, non-European Union airlines may soon be subject to the EU Emissions Trading System (“ETS”).


EPA brings NOx emissions regulations for commercial and non-commercial civilian aircraft engines in line with ICAO standards
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

Late last month, EPA adopted new nitrogen oxide (“NOx”) emissions standards for aircraft engines that align with international requirements previously promulgated by the International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”).


Recent developments in Chinese government protocols and initiatives seek to encourage foreign direct investment in energy, environmental, and water-related industries
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • China
  • June 11 2012

China is the second largest global recipient of foreign direct investment, behind only the United States.


Is the tide turning for offshore wind in the United States?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

Offshore wind has long been touted as the next big addition to the U.S. energy mix. With the start of construction of the Block Island Wind Farm off


Federal court rules that dairy farm’s mismanagement of cow manure violates Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

A Federal District Court recently ruled on summary judgment motions that the manure management practices of a large dairy operation violated the


Managing the rise of distributed energy emerging utility trends
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

Much has been written and discussed over the last few years regarding the conventional utility’s “death spiral.” America’s power generation utilities


Chinese acquisition of United States aircraft manufacturer facing possible Department of State scrutiny
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, China
  • August 10 2011

On June 28, 2011, the Minnesota based small aircraft manufacturer, Cirrus, was acquired for a reported $210 million by China’s state-run Chinese Aviation Industry General Aircraft.


Recent developments create mounting uncertainty concerning EPA’s regulation of stormwater under the Clean Water Act
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

Within the last few weeks, three separate legal developments have demonstrated the difficulty faced by the United States Environmental Protection