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Marten Law: Washington State Releases Draft GHG Reporting Rules That Are More Stringent Than New Federal Rule
Posted on 19 Jan 2010 by Alyssa Moir and Svend Brandt-Erichsen

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Alyssa Moir and Svend Brandt-Erichsen of Marten Law PLLC review the provisions of a draft Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rule released by Washington State just two weeks after EPA released a final Federal GHG Reporting... Read More

Marten Law: First State Air Permit With Enforceable CO2 Limits Issued for Idaho Coal-Fueled Fertilizer Plant
Posted on 18 Jan 2010 by Svend Brandt-Erichsen

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Svend Brandt-Erichsen of Marten Law PLLC discusses a proposed Idaho coal-fueled fertilizer plant, which is the first in the US to have been issued a permit with enforceable limits on carbon dioxide emissions. The plant... Read More

Jenner & Block: Prelude to Regulation--EPA Announces Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Findings
Posted on 11 Jan 2010 by Gabrielle Sigel and Michael R. Strong

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Gabrielle Sigel and Michael R. Strong of Jenner & Block discuss the U.S. EPA’s decision that greenhouse gases emitted from motor vehicles and stationary sources cause an endangerment to public health and welfare... Read More

Marten Law: EPA's Endangerment Finding Could Spur More NEPA, Nuisance Litigation
Posted on 11 Jan 2010 by Steven G Jones

In this Emerging Issues analysis, Steven Jones of the Martin Law Group discusses the EPA's finding that greenhouse gases pose a danger to people and their environment. He states that this finding may lead to new regulations under the Clean Air Act... Read More

Marten Law: EPA Proposes Regulating Stationary Source Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under Federal Clean Air Act
Posted on 14 Jan 2010 by Dustin T Till

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new regulations on September 30, 2009, for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Dustin Till of Marten Law PLLC discusses these new proposed regulations and the new thresholds... Read More

Marten Law: One Way or Another -- Senate Climate Change Bill Introduced; EPA Proposes to Regulate GHGs From Stationary Sources; and Court Allows GHG Nuisance Suit to Proceed
Posted on 11 Jan 2010 by Svend Brandt-Erichsen

In this Emerging Issues analysis, Svend Brandt-Erichsen of the Martin Law Group discusses the Kerry-Boxer bill. This bill is the Senate version of a House bill that'll create a national greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program. Svend examines what... Read More

Marten Law: Washington State Issues Revised Proposal for Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by amoir

By Alyssa Moir, Marten Law Group PLLC “Large stationary sources and transportation fuel suppliers in the State of Washington would have to report their 2012 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions beginning in 2013 under rules recently proposed by... Read More