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The renewable energy initiated constitutional amendment on the November 6 statewide ballot (Proposal 3) was defeated 62 percent to 38 percent. The proposal would have constitutionally mandated that by 2025, 25 percent of the...more
Six years after then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the California Global Warming Solutions Act, also known as AB 32, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) holds its first auction of emissions allowances on November...more
Originally published in the Mississippi Bar Litigation Section Newsletter - May 2012.
In 2011, amid much fanfare, Mississippi voters overwhelmingly approved an initiative to amend the Mississippi Constitution to...more
The Arizona Legislature adjourned last week without a Senate floor vote on Rep. Lesko's (R-Glendale) controversial House Bill 2789. This bill, as amended in the Senate, would have prohibited the State from increasing its...more
The Arizona House of Representatives voted today to pass Rep. Lesko's HB 2789. This is the bill that would require the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) to get legislative approval of "all rules or amendments to existing...more
Earlier today, the Rules Committee of the Arizona House of Representatives passed Rep. Lesko's (R-Glendale) HB 2789 despite an opinion issued by the Arizona Legislative Council on Monday concluding that the bill is...more
In a letter to the Commissioners last week, Janice Alward, Chief Counsel for the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), analyzed a bill currently pending in the Arizona Legislature and concluded that it is unconstitutional. ...more
Yesterday, the New Mexico legislature completed its 30 day session and approved three changes to the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC). The changes were the result of attempts to reform the Agency following...more
Voters in Pennsylvania's Peters Township will never see a referendum banning oil and gas drilling if a Common Pleas judge sides with the township solicitor and blocks the question from appearing on the November...more
On Jan. 13, 2011, by a 3-0 vote, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced a decision again authorizing the procurement of tradable renewable energy credits (TRECs) by the three largest California...more
The states are engaging in fierce competition amongst themselves to keep and attract business and industry. Economic development incentives (“EDI”), which include tax breaks and other economic incentives not generally...more
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