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New Climate Change Guidance for NEPA Reviews
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

In the United States, federal agencies that license, permit or finance energy and infrastructure projects must, with some limited exceptions, analyze


An update on EPA’s approach to methane emissions from the oil & gas sector including a summary of the agency’s proposed new reporting rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce between now and December 31, 2014 its plan for pursuing methane reductions


United Kingdom Government confirms change to sustainability criteria for biomass
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2013

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in the United Kingdom published its response to its "Consultation on proposals to enhance the


US EPA proposes first Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 19 2012

On 13 April 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule, Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants (the rule), in the Federal Register, which would set the first nationwide limits on carbon emissions from certain new power plants.


Supreme Court to hear appeal of Connecticut v. American Electric Power
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 9 2010

The Supreme Court of the United States has granted certiorari in the Second Circuit's Connecticut v. American Electric Power decision, which allowed federal common law nuisance claims to proceed against several utilities because of their greenhouse gas emissions.


EPA proposes new trading programs for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions allowances; new programs would replace CAIR
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 27 2010

EPA is set to issue proposed regulations in the Federal Register that would require Electrical Generating Units (EGUs) above 25 MW in 27 eastern states and Washington, D.C., to reduce emissions of NOx and SO2 and EGUs in an additional four states to limit emissions of only NOx.


The UK Emergency Budget 2010
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2010

The Emergency Budget has confirmed the UK Coalition Government's intention to tackle the fiscal deficit through significant cuts in public spending and increases in tax rates.


Using cap-and-trade bonuses to promote early adoption: carbon capture and sequestration in the draft American Power Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 24 2010

The Kerry-Lieberman climate bill promotes accelerated carbon capture and sequestration through cap-and-trade bonuses for electric utilities and industrial facilities that are early adopters of carbon storage technology and practices.


Energy Act 2010
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2010

As the UK Energy Bill receives Royal Assent, the Government prioritises the issues of tackling market power exploitation, ensuring security of supply, increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions.


The Clean Development Mechanism
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • November 30 2009

The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) sets binding targets for industrialised countries to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.