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Federal Clean Energy Initiatives Carry Potential Regulatory And Market Implications
Such potential changes require consideration and forward planning by industry participants and investors alike.
United States
26 Aug 2019
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EPA To States: Don't Rock The Boat With Water Quality Certification Review
On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued updated guidance to "clarify and provide recommendations concerning the implementation
United States
3 Jul 2019
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A New Tenant On Federal Lands: Court Orders BLM To Consider Climate Impacts In Approving Energy Leases
In a victory for environmental groups, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling this week with far-reaching consequences for energy projects on federal lands and...
United States
4 Apr 2019
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Betting Against The House (And Senate): The Green New Deal
Last week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) released more details on the much-anticipated "Green New Deal" ...
United States
19 Feb 2019
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Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019 – Plus Special Bonus On Midterm Elections
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business ...
United States
15 Jan 2019
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EPA Proposes Replacement For Clean Power Plan
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, a proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan issued in 2015.
United States
30 Aug 2018
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Lawsuit Seeking To Hold Federal Government Accountable For Climate Change Likely To Advance To Trial
A climate change lawsuit involving constitutional "issues of first impression" recently achieved a small victory as it pursues a court order directing the U.S. federal government to take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
United States
3 Apr 2018
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What's New In Washington - October 2017
Republicans took another shot at health care reform, but failed in an attempt to pass the GrahamCassidy bill.
United States
11 Oct 2017
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Some Will Always Have Paris: Withdrawal From The Climate Change Accord May Not Reduce The Heat On The Health Care Industry
President Trump's decision earlier this month to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement—an international, nonbinding agreement to take steps to limit global temperature rise—...
United States
21 Jun 2017
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The Paris Agreement: Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Are Going
On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement (the "Agreement")...
United States
19 Jun 2017
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Despite U.S. Retreat From Paris Agreement, Shareholders Require Climate Change Assessments
Supporters of the shareholder resolution pointed to Occidental's security disclosures, which identified the significant risks of climate change policies on the business.
United States
12 Jun 2017
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Sea Change? What Does Trump's Decision On The Paris Agreement Mean?
This afternoon, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, describing it as "disadvantaging the United States" and indicating that the United States will...
United States
7 Jun 2017
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Investigators Continue To Scrutinize Climate Change Disclosures
The ongoing state and federal investigations regarding climate change disclosures have become a political football, with proponents arguing that they are routine checks on securities fraud...
United States
28 Sep 2016
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CEQ Instructs Federal Agencies To Consider Climate Change Impacts During NEPA Reviews
The Council on Environmental Quality released a Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEPA Reviews.
United States
9 Aug 2016
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Deadline Approaching: SEC Seeks Industry Comments On Business And Financial Disclosure Requirements, Including Environmental And Climate Change Issues
Pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, all publicly traded companies must provide investors with information to make informed investment and voting decisions.
United States
10 Jun 2016
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Federal Counterpart To New York's Investigation Of Climate Change Disclosures By Fossil Fuel Companies
Recently, three House Democrats urged the Department of Justice to launch an investigation of an alleged conspiracy by the fossil fuel industry to deceive the public on climate change in order to benefit the sale of its products.
United States
10 Mar 2016
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Task Force To Develop Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Standards
Government regulators, financial industry standards agencies, nongovernment organizations and activist investor groups are advocating enhanced disclosure of the potential effects of business activity...
United States
9 Mar 2016
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