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Sierra Club asks its 17,000 Ohio members to boycott FirstEnergy Solutions
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

The Sierra Club, a national environmental organization, is joining the ranks of three other groups that are encouraging Ohio consumers to boycott


Ohio EPA's 10 ton per year de minimis emission BAT exemption upheld by Sixth Circuit
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently dismissed the challenges brought by the Sierra Club to Ohio EPA's 10 ton per year de minimis exemption for Best Available Technology (BAT) analysis.


New Clean Air Act citizen suit ruling
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

On May 25, 2012, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Sierra Club, et al. v. Korleski in which the court determined that the Clean Air Act does not authorize citizen suits against the Ohio EPA for alleged violations of emission standards or limitations.


Sierra Club v. Korleski and the Ohio Best Available Technology rule: wine turned into vinegar for the Sierra Club
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2012

In dramatic fashion, on May 25, 2012 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reinstated the ten-ton Best Available Technology (“BAT”) rule which permits the Director of Ohio EPA to issue permits to smaller emission sources that produce less than ten tons of emissions per year without first determining whether those sources will employ BAT.


Environmental group sues Ohio state agency to obtain drilling plans on public lands
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

An environmental group has sued the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR), under the Ohio Public Records Act, seeking to force the agency to turn over records relating to plans to allow oil and gas drilling in state parks and other public lands.


Clean energy ballot proposal faces sharp criticism from environmental groups, renewable energy supporters
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

A proposed state constitutional amendment that would pump $13 billion a year into green energy projects over 10 years has come under fire from environmental groups and renewable energy supporters that are critical of the plan’s lack of transparency.


AEP-Ohio files settlement with the PUCO for electric security plan
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2011

On September 7, 2011, Ohio Power Company and Columbus Southern Power Company as well as numerous intervening parties, filed a settlement before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio seeking approval of a 53-month electric security plan designed to transition AEP-Ohio to a fully competitive market for electric generation services.


Environmental groups say utilities' energy efficiency programs have saved Ohio's consumers millions
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

A joint report released by five environmental groups concludes that Ohio utilities saved consumers $56 million between 2009 and 2010 through energy efficiency programs for residential, commercial and industrial properties.


Ohio Clean Air Act update affects exemption
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • October 6 2010

The Southern District Court of Ohio has issued an opinion in Sierra Club, et al., v. Korleski that affects an exemption available under the Clean Air Act.


Green strategies Ohio legislative roundup
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2010

The Ohio Legislature was out the month of June and all indications point to their absence through the November 2010 election.