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Marten Law Group: By Taking Action on Fuel Economy Standards, President Orders Automakers to Produce More Fuel Efficient Cars
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by amoir

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Alyssa Moir of Marten Law Group reports on two Executive Orders issued in January 2009 by President Obama: (1) a request to EPA to revisit the denial of California's CAA waiver request to lower auto emission standards... Read More

Marten Law Group: Renewable Portfolio Standards Drive Market for Alternative Energy
Posted on 5 Jan 2009 by amoir

In this Expert Commentary, Alyssa Moir of the Marten Law Group discusses Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPSs), which mandate that utilities replace some portion of their hydrocarbon-based electricity with clean power sources. Along with explaining how... Read More

Marten Law Group: To Get Stimulus Money, Know Who Decides and How the Money Will Be Awarded
Posted on 9 Mar 2009 by Svend Brandt-Erichsen

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Svend Brandt-Erichsen of Marten Law Group explains the process that will be used to award funds appropriated in the federal stimulus bill for various projects relating to renewable energy and energy efficiency, electricity... Read More

Marten Law Group: Are NEPA Waivers Needed to Reach Energy Independence?
Posted on 18 Feb 2009 by Brad Marten, Steven Jones and Dustin Till

President Obama has been pressing Congress to enact an economic stimulus package that would “double our capacity to generate alternative sources of energy like wind, solar, and biofuels … and build a new electricity grid that lay down more... Read More

Marten Law Group: Federal Renewable Electricity Standard Takes Shape
Posted on 26 Jun 2009 by amoir

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Alyssa Moir of Marten Law Group reports on the Renewable Electricity Standard that may be enacted by Congress this year. The House's Renewable Electricity Standard is contained in the Waxman-Markey climate change... Read More