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On July 31, 2013, United States Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey submitted a letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, expressing serious concern over the apparent...more
On April 12, 2013, the N.C. Supreme Court stepped into the ongoing dispute regarding the 7.2 percent rate increase sought by Duke Energy and approved by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) in January 2012. Duke...more
In This Issue:
- European Chemicals Agency consults on ten new substances for REACH candidate list
- European Food Safety Authority publishes its 2013 work plan
- European Food Safety...more
In This Issue:
- Commission concludes that the REACH Regulation has brought significant improvements
- Commission releases roadmap on SVHCs
- ECHA publishes additional list of substances for...more
With a population of roughly 1.3 million people, Maine is a small player in national markets. At the same time, Maine legislators have attempted to have an out-sized voice in the national marketplace of legislative policy by...more
Solar power panels on residential rooftops are an increasingly common sight these days. But the legal mechanics behind the development and delivery of solar power to consumers can be complex.
There are several alternative...more
Homeowners and renters in California may soon be able to access solar or other renewable energy from community based self-generation programs as an alternative to the power grids offered by the state’s three major public...more
Attorney Steven Getman reports that Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C. will allow over 4,400 landowners who were locked into potentially unfavorable natural gas leases the opportunity to renegotiate with the energy company.
On October 11, 2009, Governor Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill (SB) 695, the Ratepayer Protection Act (the “Act”), into law. The bill, authored by Senator Kehoe, represents a compromise between utilities, consumer groups and...more