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Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirements for Large Stationary Sources under Clean Air Act Announced by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
Posted on 14 May 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday a final rule to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the largest stationary sources, while shielding millions of small sources of GHGs from Clean Air Act permitting... Read More

Solicitor General Files Brief in Support of Utility Petition for Certiorari from Second Circuit Climate Change Common Law Nuisance Ruling
Posted on 19 Oct 2010 by Steven G Jones

By Steven Jones, Partner, Marten Law PLLC “In a brief filed last August, the Solicitor General has urged the Supreme Court to accept review of the Second Circuit's decision in Connecticut v. American Electric Power Co. ( AEP ),”... Read More

Jan. 31: Notification Deadline under TSCA Polymer Exemption
Posted on 18 Jan 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

An important deadline approaches for companies that manufacture or import polymers under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) polymer exemption. [1] A one-time notification required under the polymer exemption must be postmarked by January 31 of this... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP Alert: Federal Agencies Issue New Policy Guidance Documents On The Regulation Of Nanomaterials
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

In June 2011, several federal agencies issued policy guidance documents regarding the regulation of nanomaterials. Although the guidance documents were issued by several different agencies, including the Office of Management and Budget, the Food and Drug... Read More

House Subcommittee Hears Opposition to EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases, May Revoke Authority under Clean Air Act
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

By Peter Glaser, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP The Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held hearings Wednesday, Feb. 9, on a draft bill authored by full Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R. Mich.) that would... Read More

Steve Jones, Partner at Marten Law, on a Hot Global Warming Topic - Federal Preemption of Regional Climate Compacts
Posted on 17 May 2010 by Steven G Jones

By Steve Jones. "With Senators Kerry (D-Mass.), Graham (R-S.C.) and Lieberman's (I-Conn.) climate change legislation reportedly set to be introduced in the near future", writes Steve Jones, "a number of state officials have openly... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Ruinous Forestry Ruling
Posted on 25 Mar 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A western, nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation with decades of experience in environmental and forestry issues on March 20 celebrated a near-unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States reversing... Read More

Renewable Fuel Standard Program for 2011 Proposed by Environmental Protection Agency Under Energy Independence & Security Act of 2007
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed yesterday the 2011 percentage standards for the four fuels categories under the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program, known as RFS2. The Energy Independence and Security... Read More

Seeking to Minimize Methane Emissions, EPA Promulgates Petroleum/Natural Gas Industry Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Reporting targets methane, a potent greenhouse gas and valuable fuel WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting requirements for the petroleum and natural gas industries as part of the... Read More

President and EPA Take Charge of Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases: Jenner & Block 2010 Year in Review
Posted on 9 Feb 2011 by Gabrielle Sigel

By Gabrielle Sigel, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP “On January 27, 2010, in his first State of the Union address, President Obama expressed his desire to see Congress pass a comprehensive energy and climate bill adopted in the coming year... Read More

Regional Cap-and-Trade Programs Issue White Paper that Recommends Standardized Guidelines for Offset Programs, by Dustin Till
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by Dustin T Till

By Dustin Till, Associate, Marten Law Group PLLC “With the fate of federal climate change legislation uncertain, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), and the Midwest Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord... Read More

Republicans in Congress File Amicus Brief to Overrule GHG Public Nuisance Case, Agree with Obama DOJ
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by Steven G Jones

By Steven Jones, Partner, Marten Law PLLC “Proving once again that politics makes for strange bedfellows, three prominent Republican lawmakers who have opposed EPA greenhouse gas regulation have joined the Obama Administration in urging the... Read More

Senate Legislation Seeks to Block Environmental Protection Agency Regulation of Greenhouse Gases, Invalidate Endangerment Finding
Posted on 25 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

By Julia Ciardullo, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School With the 112th Congress now in session, Senators from both parties have already introduced legislation that would block EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases (GHGs... Read More

Svend Brandt-Erichsen and Dustin Till of Marten Law PLLC: EPA Issues Final Tailoring Rule Regulating GHGs From New and Modified Sources
Posted on 11 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 Lieberman... Read More

EPA to Issue Greenhouse Gas reporting program for coal mines, wastewater treatment, waste landfills and magnesium production
Posted on 3 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing requirements under its national mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting program for underground coal mines, industrial wastewater treatment systems, industrial waste landfills... Read More