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DLA Piper: Climate Change Update – Australian Carbon Pricing Mechanism Takes Shape
Posted on 12 Jul 2012 by DLA Piper

By Mark Beaufoy and Laura Schuijers July 1 marked the first day of the first compliance year under Australia's carbon pricing mechanism (CPM). Entities liable under the CPM will need to record and report their covered greenhouse gas emissions... Read More

Hillary Clinton’s Climate Change Plan
Posted on 1 Oct 2015 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Hillary Clinton’s climate change plan , recently released, centers on two goals: installing 500 million solar panels by 2021, and, relatedly, adding enough electric generation capacity from renewable sources to supply all residential electricity... Read More

EPA Endangerment Finding, Tailpipe, Timing and Tailoring Rules for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under Clean Air Act Upheld
Posted on 2 Jul 2012 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A panel of the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 26 found that rules and findings by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars, light trucks and... Read More

EPA Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirements Maintain Focus on Largest Emitters
Posted on 3 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

Steps to streamline process will ease burden on state and local permitting authorities WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will not revise greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds under the Clean Air... Read More

Obama’s Clean Power Plan: “There is such a thing as being too late”
Posted on 14 Sep 2015 by Dianne Saxe

In a passionate announcement last month (it’s worth watching ), President Barak Obama unveiled the United States’ plan for doing its part to combat climate change: the Clean Power Plan (the “Plan”). The Plan sets out to reduce... Read More

EPA Green-House Gas Regulation Argued Before Court
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A hard-hitting brief filed by a western, nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation challenging the attempt by the Environmental Protection Agency ... Read More

Top 6 at 6: Highlights of the Top Climate Change Legal Stories in the First Half of 2014
Posted on 13 Aug 2014 by J. Wylie Donald

Our semi-annual look at the top climate change legal stories is keyed on EPA. You hardly have to have been awake to be aware of the Clean Power Plan and UARG v. EPA , [lexis.com subscribers may access Supreme Court briefs and the opinion for this case... Read More