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Ballard Spahr LLP: President Obama, EPA Announce Final Clean Power Plan to Regulate Power Plant Emissions Connected to Climate Change
Posted on 5 Aug 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

President Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the issuance of the long-anticipated Federal Clean Power Plan, which regulates emission to the atmosphere of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) from existing fossil fuel-fired electric... Read More

Babst Calland: EPA Proposes Amendments to Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems
Posted on 28 Mar 2014 by Babst Calland

By Meredith Odato Graham This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposal to amend Subpart W of the greenhouse gas reporting program rules, which affects the Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems source category. According... Read More

American Electric Power Puts Full-Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Project on Hold
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by Patrick Greissing

By Patrick Greissing, Alston & Bird LLP Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been deemed a technology that can help fight climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions; however, it has had trouble getting off the ground. The cost of CCS, legal... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Proposes New Colorado Drilling Regulations
Posted on 23 Nov 2013 by State Net

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) last week proposed new rules to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas drilling operations in the Centennial State. His proposals include a first-in-the-nation call to force drillers to reduce the emission... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: Lawsuit Filed Against New York's Participation In RGGI
Posted on 21 Jul 2011 by Troutman Sanders

On June 28, 2011, two business women with the assistance of the Competitive Enterprise Institute ("CEI") and Americans for Prosperity filed a lawsuit against the state of New York for participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ... Read More