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Marten Law: Oregon Legislature Limits Energy Tax Credits, But Leaves Program Intact
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by Adam D. Orford

By Adam D. Orford. "Since 2007, Oregon's popular Business Energy Tax Credit (BETC) has earned the state an enviable reputation as a leader in renewable energy, particularly wind energy," writes Adam Orford. "But the ballooning costs... Read More

Marten Law: EPA Issues Final Rule Regulating Greenhouse Gases From New and Modified Sources
Posted on 1 Jun 2010 by Svend Brandt-Erichsen and Dustin Till

By Svend Brandt-Erichsen and Dustin Till, Attorneys, Marten Law PLLC “With a one-two punch, EPA on May 13, 2010 issued permitting requirements for larger stationary sources of greenhouse gases (GHGs), just one day after Senators Kerry and... Read More

Marten Law: Renewable Energy Standards--California and Congress Moving in Different Directions
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by Dustin T Till

By Dustin Till, Associate, Marten Law Group PLLC “California and Congress seem to be headed in opposite directions on climate policy this year. California has expanded its renewable portfolio standard (RPS), meaning public and private utilities... Read More

Marten Law: Senate Climate Bill Introduced Amid Considerable Fanfare, and an Uncertain Future
Posted on 1 Jun 2010 by Svend Brandt-Erichsen and Dustin Till

By Svend Brandt-Erichsen and Dustin Till, Attorneys, Marten Law PLLC “Senators Kerry and Lieberman released their much-anticipated cap and trade legislation on May 12, 2010. The Kerry-Lieberman bill takes its place alongside H.R. 2454, the... Read More

Marten Law: Responding to Limits on Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Three Questions for Companies in the Electric Power Sector
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by Adam D. Orford

By Adam D. Orford, Associate, Marten Law Group PLLC “If your company generates, transmits or sells electricity, you are thinking about climate change regulation. Coming greenhouse (GHG) emissions restrictions—whether imposed by regulation... Read More