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Failure to Consider Downstream GHG Emissions Results in Remand of FERC Pipeline Approval
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

On August 22, 2017, a divided D.C. Circuit panel sided with the Sierra Club and other environmental groups by concluding that the Federal Energy


D.C. Circuit Upholds FERC’s Limited Impacts Analysis in NEPA Documents Addressing Greenhouse Gases
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

On June 28, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a pair of decisions upholding the Federal Energy Regulatory


LNG Global Impacts Not FERC’s Problem in Freeport and Sabine Pass Cases
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In companion cases, on June 28 the DC Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in its environmental impacts


EPA Environmental Appeals Board rejects challenge to GHG permit limits
  • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2014

Sierra Club challenged as insufficient the permit limits for greenhouse gases (GHGs) imposed by EPA in a permit for a new natural gas-fired power


First Texas GHG permit upheld by EPA's Environmental Appeals Board
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

On March 14, 2014, the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) within EPA issued an order denying review of the first petition for review of a Texas


EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board upholds greenhouse gas BACT determination with important implications for power plant developers
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

On March 14, 2014, the U.S. EPA Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) denied Sierra Club's petition to review the greenhouse gas (GHG) prevention of


Energy & environment update February 10, 2014 - Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

The Sierra Club announced February 3 its intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency over 57 areas that allegedly do not meet the ozone air


Environmental group sues San Diego County over GHG standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

The Sierra Club has sued San Diego County to challenge its approval of greenhouse gas (GHG) review standards and a climate action plan


Sierra Club sues San Diego over climate measures
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • July 29 2012

The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit in the California Superior Court for the County of San Diego July 20 challenging San Diego County’s approval of greenhouse gas review standards and a climate action plan


Legal challenge to Avenal Energy project's PSD permit filed with the Ninth Circuit
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2011

On November 3, 2011, the proposed Avenal Energy Project, a 600-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant proposed in the city of Avenal near Kettleman City in Kings County, California, encountered another legal challenge to providing electricity to the southern San Joaquin Valley