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Nuclear Tax Incentives in Proposed American Power Act

Proposed legislation would provide valuable nuclear energy tax incentives and enhance currently available incentives. On May 12, 2010, Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) released their proposed comprehensive energy and climate change bill. For more information about the proposed...

US wants role in developing Polish nuclear energy

WARSAW, Poland - (AP) A U.S. official says Washington is signing an agreement of cooperation with Poland aimed at intensifying cooperation between the two countries in the civil nuclear energy sector. Poland plans to built its first nuclear power plants by 2020, and the deal being signed Tuesday should...

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Norton Rose Fulbright: Iran Nuclear Deal To Take Effect January 20, 2014

Deal provides Iran limited relief from sanctions By Stephen M. McNabb , Stefan Reisinger and Gwen S. Green On January 20, 2014, the Joint Plan of Action reached between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, and China) plus...

DLA Piper Climate Change Alert: EPA Announces Carbon Regulations For Existing Power Plants

By Deborah E. Jennings , Andrew B. Schatz and Catherine B. Campbell The Environmental Protection Agency has announced long-awaited regulations to reduce carbon-dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions from existing power plants pursuant to the Clean Air Act. EPA's Clean Power Plan would for the first time establish...

Clean Power Plan Proposal Includes Incentives For States To Focus On Controversial Nuclear Energy

There has been a lot of discussion and press around the EPA’s new Clean Power Plan , which is intended to reduce CO2 emissions from existing power plants by 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The EPA proposed this plan on June 2nd under its Clean Air Act §111(d) authority, which “requires...