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DLA Piper Climate Change Alert: EPA Announces Carbon Regulations For Existing Power Plants
Posted on 12 Jun 2014 by DLA Piper

By Deborah E. Jennings , Andrew B. Schatz and Catherine B. Campbell The Environmental Protection Agency has announced long-awaited regulations to reduce carbon-dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions from existing power plants pursuant to the Clean Air Act. EPA's... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Renewable Energy Offsets Collapse Of Coal
Posted on 25 Jun 2015 by State Net

The U.S. coal industry has endured a precipitous decline in recent years. A Duke University study indicated that the industry shed 49,530 jobs between 2008 and 2012. U.S. renewable energy, meanwhile, has surged. The Duke study found that wind and solar... Read More

Williams Mullen: Federal Government Continues to Target Big Coal
Posted on 14 Aug 2015 by Williams Mullen

By: Jessica J.O. King The United States Department of Interior’s (DOI) Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has proposed new regulations requiring coal mining companies to protect and restore streams impacted by nearby mining... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Renewable Energy Becoming Battleground Issue
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by State Net

Last month's "fiscal cliff" deal temporarily extended several federal renewable energy incentives, such as the tax credit for producers of wind energy. But with investor confidence in renewable energy still somewhat shaky in comparison to... Read More

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Department Issues Timely Guidance on Oil and Natural Gas Interests
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Randy L. Varner On October 10, 2012, the Department of Revenue issued Informational Notice 2012-04, dealing with the Realty Transfer and Personal Income Tax treatment associated with the division and transfer of interests in oil and natural gas... Read More