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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

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

Senate Cap and Trade Greenhouse Gases Climate Bill Faces Conflicts with House ACES Bill and States Powers
Posted on 5 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 American... 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

Warming of the oceans in previous 2 decades - heat stored equal to 2 billion Hiroshima atomic bombs
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Because water has a vastly larger capacity for heat storage than the atmosphere, eventually between 80 to 90 percent of the heat trapped by the greenhouse effects ends up being stored in the oceans. Thus, the trend in ocean temperatures is an excellent... Read More

Jenner & Block: No Quorum, so En Banc Fifth Circuit Dismisses Comer v. Murphy Oil Climate Change Appeal
Posted on 12 Jun 2010 by Gabrielle Sigel

By Gabrielle Sigel, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP “The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued an order in Comer v. Murphy Oil USA , dismissing the appeal of this climate change nuisance case involving the effects... 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

Global Warming Appeal Dismissed by Fifth Circuit because no En Banc Quorum - What Does Comer v. Murphy Oil Decision Mean as to Private Plaintiffs Standing
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by Douglas A. Henderson

By Douglas A. Henderson, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP On May 28, 2010, in a startling decision in perhaps the most important and certainly the most topsy-turvy climate change tort case against the utility, chemical, and oil and gas industry, the... Read More

Video - Climate Change, Judging Scientific Findings, and Responding to Global Warming with WeatherPredict's Lew Rothstein, Ph.D.
Posted on 2 Oct 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Lew Rothstein, Ph.D., principal scientist with WeatherPredict Consulting, was on the faculty of “Reinsurance Outlook 2010,” a seminar produced earlier this year by HB Litigation Conferences. During a session on climate change, shared his views... Read More

Proposed State of Washington Greenhouse Gases Reporting Rule for its Climate Change Framework
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 Washington's... Read More