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The Federal Government Takes a Stand on Carbon Emissions in Coal- and Natural-Gas Fired Generation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 4 2017

On December 17, 2016, the federal Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced its intention to address carbon dioxide (CO2)

Democrats reach compromise on hydraulic fracturing as EPA continues its working on regulating methane
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

In the US, there is growing divide on how to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector. This debate is impacting Democratic presidential

Fallout Continues over Termination of Alberta Power Purchase Arrangements with Coal-Fired Generators
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2016

Earlier this spring, TransCanada Corp. announced that it would cancel its power purchase arrangements ("PPAs") with certain coal-fired plants in

Environmental update: October
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2013

September was a tough month for developers of new coal-fired power plants. China announced that it was banning new coal-fired power plants in three

EPA’s CO2 NSPS for new power plants
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2013

On Sept. 20, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the first major action implementing the President's Climate Action Plan

The battle over EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standards for coal fired EGUs: adequately demonstrated or impermissible technology forcing?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

On September 20, 2013, EPA, under the authority of section 111(b) of the Clean Air Act (CAA), re-proposed its New Source Performance Standards (NSPS)

EPA proposes rule to cap carbon emissions from new power plants
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

On Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed rules to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new fossil

EPA releases proposed carbon performance standards for new power plants
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

On September 23, 2013, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long anticipated New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for

U.S. EPA proposes separate CO2 emissions standards for new natural gas-fired and new coal-fired power plants
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2013

On September 20, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for regulating the emissions

Proposed greenhouse gas standards for electricity generating units raise legal and practical questions
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2012

EPA took another step last month toward encouraging less reliance on the use of coal as a domestic energy source by proposing the first ever Clean Air Act (“CAA”) new source performance standards for emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas, from fossil fired electricity generating units.