The Environmental Protection Agency ordered 24 oil companies that unknowingly used fake credits to satisfy their 2010 renewable fuel obligations to submit corrected compliance reports by November 21 or face penalties as high as $37,500 a day.
On November 4, the South Carolina revenue agency announced that a biomass energy equipment tax credit can now be applied to an individual’s income taxes.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a lawsuit October 26 in the Superior Court of Orange Country charging three companies with falsely claiming their bottles were biodegradable and recyclable.
On August 26, The Department of Energy announced it has finalized a partial loan guarantee of $852 million for NextEra Energy Resources LLC’s 250-megawatt Genesis Solar Project in Riverside County, California.
Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL) passed legislation August 2 allowing for the construction of a $2.3 billion coal to synthetic natural Gas facility in Jefferson County Illinois.
On July 14, Mesa Power Group, LLC, a renewable energy developer, announced that it has filed a notice of intent to submit a North American Free Trade Agreement Chapter 11 arbitration claim against Canada for alleged breaches of NAFTA obligations.