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Full-Scale CCS Project Put on Hold by AEP
Posted on 8 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,... Read More

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Environmental Impact Analysis and the Keystone XL Pipeline Project
Posted on 12 Jul 2011 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

On June 6, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its latest comments and rating on the State Department's Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the Keystone XL project, a major new oil pipeline being developed... Read More

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Mississippi Supreme Court Reverses Approval for Lignite Plant with Carbon Capture and Storage
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by Danielle Sugarman

By Danielle Sugarman, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School On March 15, 2012, the Supreme Court of Mississippi handed down its decision in Sierra Club v. Mississippi Public Service Commission and Mississippi Power Company, Inc... Read More

Marten Law: Energy Policy in the Second Obama Administration
Posted on 2 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Adam D. Orford, Dustin Till, and Daniel Timmons, Attorneys, Marten Law PLLC Excerpt from the Commentary: The current boom in oil and gas production will be one of the forces driving President Obama's energy policy in his second administration... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Ohio and California Legislatures Approve Measures for Regulation of Shale Gas Fracking
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by State Net

ENERGY: The OHIO House and Senate approve SB 315, which requires greater disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, process to extract natural gas from underground shale deposits. The measure also requires water sampling within... Read More