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Recent U.S. Cases Highlight Liability Risks To Executives In Mining, Heavy Industrial Transactions
Historically, corporate executives rarely faced personal or criminal liability resulting from mining or environmental accidents in the United States.
United States
28 Jan 2015
EPA Unveils Final Cooling Water Intake Structures Rule
The EPA finalized its long-awaited rule under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act imposing requirements for cooling water intake structures.
United States
22 May 2014
Greenhouse Gas Limits For New Power Plants – Comments Due To EPA By March 10, 2014
Yesterday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for new coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants was published in the Federal Register.
United States
10 Jan 2014
New Legislation Would Vacate Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY.), the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee, introduced a bill on October 28, 2013 that would void the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) pending proposed rulemaking, regulating emissions of carbon dioxide from new coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants.
United States
2 Nov 2013
EPA Proposes Co2 Emission Limits For New Power Plants And On Track To Regulate Co2 Emissions From Existing Plants By 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposed rule concerning carbon dioxide emissions from new coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants.
United States
24 Sep 2013
DOE Announces Funding For Hydrokinetic Power Projects
The Department of Energy announced last week that it will commit $16 million toward 17 projects to capture energy from waves, tides and currents.
United States
9 Sep 2013
House Bill Would Circumvent Federal Regulation Of Coal Ash
On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would significantly alter the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority with respect to the regulation of coal combustion residuals (CCR) or coal ash under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
United States
30 Jul 2013
Obama's Climate Plan Provides Timeline To Reduce Carbon Emissions At New And Existing Power Plants
Following up on his Inaugural Address promise to prioritize climate change, President Obama unveiled yesterday a Climate Action Plan, which includes details about what steps the Administration will take to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.
United States
8 Jul 2013
Interior Department Report Exposes Flaws In Federal Coal Leasing Program
The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of the Interior recently published a report highlighting apparent weaknesses in the coal sale process overseen by the DOI’s Bureau of Land Management, which allegedly have resulted in lost bonus revenues of $2 million in recent lease sales and $60 million in potentially undervalued lease modifications.
United States
27 Jun 2013
New DOE Study Fuels Debate Over LNG Exports
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) engaged the controversy over exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) with its December 5 publication of Macroeconomic Impacts of LNG Exports from the United States.
United States
31 Dec 2012
United States' First Offshore Wind Farm Obtains Critical Federal Approval
For the fourth time the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on August 15, 2012 issued a Determination of No Hazard to the proposed Cape Wind project.
United States
24 Aug 2012
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