J. Wylie Donald

J. Wylie Donald

McCarter & English, LLP

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Report On Carbon Capture And Storage From The House

Would an 80% premium steer you away from an energy source that was low-carbon, naturally abundant in the United States, not subject to the vicissitudes of weather, incapable of nuclear meltdown and accompanied by a...more

2/21/2014 - Carbon Capture and Sequestration Carbon Emissions Environmental Policies Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Top 6 At 12: Highlights Of The Top Climate Change Legal Stories In The Second Half Of 2013

2013 has drawn to a close; here is our take on the top six climate change legal stories in the last six months. 1. Climate Change Assessments - Blockbuster legislation may have been evaded once more but that has not...more

1/2/2014 - Carbon Emissions Climate Change Environmental Policies Fuel Standards Greenhouse Gas Emissions

EPA Excludes Carbon Dioxide Waste Streams From RCRA - A (Very Small) Step Forward For CCS

The Congress may be dysfunctional but the administrative agencies are still moving the ball. A case in point is last week’s Christmas present from EPA to the carbon capture and storage community. ...more

12/27/2013 - Carbon Capture and Sequestration Carbon Emissions Environmental Policies EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions RCRA

New Mexico Court Refuses To Take Steps To Apply Public Trust Doctrine To The Atmosphere

Two years ago, we observed a potentially startling development in climate change litigation: “On Monday, May 4, [2011] in state courts across the nation lawyers representing children and young adults filed (and apparently...more

8/23/2013 - Carbon Emissions Climate Change Environmental Policies Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trusts

'Deferral Rule' Is Derailed - Biogenic Greenhouse Gas Emitters Stand By To Be Regulated

The greenhouse gas rule you’ve never heard of, the Deferral Rule, was shot down (barely) by the D.C. Circuit last week. See Center for Biological Diversity v. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 11-1101 (D.C. Cir., July 12,...more

7/22/2013 - Biomass Carbon Emissions Climate Change Energy & Climate Debates EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions New Regulations

Top 6 At 6: Highlights Of The Top Climate Change Stories In The First Half Of 2013

Another six months have passed and it is time for our semi-annual look at climate change and its intersection with the law. ...more

7/1/2013 - Barack Obama Climate Change Greenhouse Gas Emissions Natural Gas Renewable Energy

Climate Change Legal Theories: The Atmospheric Public Trust Doctrine Moves Another Step Forward

One of the shibboleths of those following climate change litigation is the idea that new legal theories will be surfaced, fired in the furnace of litigation and then forged as the vehicle for addressing climate change in the...more

4/30/2013 - Climate Change Greenhouse Gas Emissions Public Trust Doctrine

Native Village Of Kivalina Files Its Petition For Certiorari - A Five-Year Climate Change Litigation Marathon That Has Yet To...

One day short of five years since the case was originally filed, on February 25, 2013 the plaintiffs in Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp. attempt once more to get out of the starting blocks, this time with a...more

3/18/2013 - Certiorari Clean Air Act Climate Change Damages Greenhouse Gas Emissions Native Village of Kivalina v ExxonMobil Corp. SCOTUS

Act II At The Obama EPA: Gina Mccarthy (Is Predicted) To Take The Helm

The President gave an indication of his environmental focus in his inaugural address, and then again in his state of the union speech. The focus would be on climate change. ...more

3/1/2013 - Administrative Appointments Cap-and-Trade Climate Change Energy Policy Greenhouse Gas Emissions Obama Administration Renewable Energy

Western Pa.'s Take On Carbon Dioxide Liability Claims

Originally published in Law360 on December 17, 2012. Left open by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut, 131 S. Ct. 2527 (2011), was the question of whether state law nuisance...more

12/20/2012 - Clean Air Act Greenhouse Gas Emissions Injunctions Nuisance Preemption

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