Mondaq USA: Environment > Climate Change
Jones Day
Building on a rise in climate change litigation in Europe, applicants representing 10 families from EU and non-EU States, as well as an association of young Sami people, have brought an action against ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Climate Leadership Council released an analysis demonstrating that the "Baker Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan" would result in greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than the US committed to attaining under the 2015 Paris agreement.
Mayer Brown
Recently, in Alta Wind I Owner Lessor C et al. v. United States, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded the decision of the US Federal Court of Claims, which had awarded the owners...
Dentons
Welcome to the Dentons' Climate Change Newsletter.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On July 10, 2018, in Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected an environmental group's claim that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's funding mechanism results in unconstitutional bias in favor of the pipeline industry.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As we highlighted in our March 2, 2018, post, the US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana ordered the $750 million Bayou Bridge pipeline to halt construction within the Atchafalaya Basin when it concluded that the US Army Corps of Engineers' environmental analysis likely violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA) due to the following deficiencies:
Dentons
Mexico's oil and gas HSE regulator, the Agency for Safety, Energy and Environment (Agencia de Seguridad, Energía y Ambiente) ("ASEA"), has proposed a new set of rules establishing the HSE guidelines for the simultaneous retail sales of refined products and natural gas (the "Proposed Guidelines").
Day Pitney LLP
On August 21, in a memorandum to the Regional Administrators (the Memorandum), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance communicated the agency's plan to transition its enforcement framework ...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Amid all of this controversy, Colorado has largely been on the sidelines, that is, until recently.
Mayer Brown
On August 2, 2018, ClientEarth, a nonprofit environmental law organization based in London, Brussels, Warsaw and Beijing, filed three separate complaints with the UK FCA against three different UK insurance companies:
Troutman Sanders LLP
This morning, the EPA released its proposed replacement for the CPP titled the "Affordable Clean Energy Rule," which would regulate greenhouse gas emissions at existing coal-fired power plants.
Dentons
On August 21, the Trump administration unveiled the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, a draft proposal that would establish guidelines for states to use in addressing greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, a proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan issued in 2015.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Congress Passes Legislation Allowing For The Expansion Of Two Hydroelectric Projects In Alaska
Foley Hoag LLP
EPA has finally released its proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan, dubbed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
Jones Day
On July 9, 2018, the UK Government published "The Road to Zero," a strategy to implement measures to transition the United Kingdom toward zero-emission road transport.
Foley Hoag LLP
According to Greenwire (subscription required), EPA has acknowledged that it possesses no records providing a factual basis for claims made by Scott Pruitt
Jones Day
Most global companies currently engage in sustainability reporting, an exercise that is most often mandatory and is becoming increasingly quantitative.
Jones Day
The district court rejected EPA's arguments that the requests were vague and unclear, overly broad and unduly burdensome, and improper for FOIA requests.
Jones Day
Two federal courts, one in California (involving two suits) and the other in New York, recently sided with energy industry defendants by agreeing with them that the climate change suits filed against them ...
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Foley Hoag LLP
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, Judge William Alsup dismissed the public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California against five major oil companies.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the Climate Leadership Council released an analysis demonstrating that the "Baker Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan" would result in greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than the US committed to attaining under the 2015 Paris agreement.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Amid all of this controversy, Colorado has largely been on the sidelines, that is, until recently.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On July 10, 2018, in Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected an environmental group's claim that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's funding mechanism results in unconstitutional bias in favor of the pipeline industry.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This morning, the EPA released its proposed replacement for the CPP titled the "Affordable Clean Energy Rule," which would regulate greenhouse gas emissions at existing coal-fired power plants.
Dentons
On August 21, the Trump administration unveiled the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, a draft proposal that would establish guidelines for states to use in addressing greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.
Mayer Brown
On August 2, 2018, ClientEarth, a nonprofit environmental law organization based in London, Brussels, Warsaw and Beijing, filed three separate complaints with the UK FCA against three different UK insurance companies:
Day Pitney LLP
On August 21, in a memorandum to the Regional Administrators (the Memorandum), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance communicated the agency's plan to transition its enforcement framework ...
Foley Hoag LLP
EPA has finally released its proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan, dubbed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
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