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Solar Power: Law and Economics

By Linda M. Bullen, Shareholder, Lionel Sawyer & Collins; General Editor Bradley M. Marten Solar energy is one of the cleanest and most abundant renewable energy sources in the world. Although current technology exists which allows the effective use of this power, substantial challenges still...

The California Environmental Quality Act's Other 'E': The Often Important Role of Economic Data in the Environmental Review Process

By Arthur Pugsley, Attorney, Chatten-Brown & Carstens This article highlights the potentially critical role that economic data can play in the environmental review process under the California Environmental Quality Act. It discusses regulations on economic data that may conflict with the statutory...

Jenner & Block: EPA Issues New NEPA Mapping Tool

By E. Lynn Grayson, Partner, Jenner & Block EPA has issued a new online mapping tool, NEPAssist, to assist federal agencies in evaluating possible NEPA environmental review obligations. NEPAssist is one of five pilot projects selected by the White House Council on Environmental Quality to advance...

D.C. Circuit Ruling Has Potential Implications for Natural Gas Pipeline and LNG Projects Under FERC Environmental Review

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], rejected certain portions of an environmental analysis conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission"). This turn of events...