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Municipal taxation as a means of stimulating the green economy
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • June 20 2011

Following is a discussion of the ways in which rules and regulations relating to municipal taxation might be modified in order to allow for the large scale financing of energy efficiency measures andor renewable energy among smaller energy consumers.


US legislation on clean energy passes a first hurdle and continues to move forward
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • June 17 2009

On May 15th, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (the "Bill") was introduced in the House and, following its first reading, it was referred to the Energy and Commerce Committee (the "ECC") of the US House of Representatives (the "House") for markup.


US Congressional House Energy and Commerce Committee releases discussion draft of new clean energy legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA
  • April 17 2009

The Energy and Commerce Committee of the US House of Representatives has been working, under the chairmanship of Henry Waxman (Dem., California) in order to draft legislation that will, among other things, initiate a cap and trade system for the exchange of emission allowances or permits in the United States.



Douglas Clarke
  • Gowling WLG