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The 2nd Special Session of the 2013 Legislature adjourned sine die on June 29, 2013. The accomplishment of this session was passage of a state budget, which had eluded state legislators through the Regular Session that ended...more
Joint venture structures are frequently used to undertake large resources projects. A joint venture may be used to both develop a project and sell the output from a project.
Such joint ventures...more
The Tennessee General Assembly recently passed a significant revision to the Tennessee Business Tax, a locally imposed gross receipts tax on the sale of goods and services (SB183/HB177). This change follows legislation...more
In This Issue:
- Making Solar Power More Affordable for New Yorkers
- Fracking Moratorium Leads to Termination of Oil and Gas Leases
- New Water Withdrawl Permit Requirements
- Update on Federal Trade...more
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals had the opportunity to consider constitutional standing requirements in two very similar cases. The opinions offer some insight into the application of the Lujan test....more
In a significant victory for cable and telecommunications providers, today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in a unanimous opinion, upheld the FCC’s April 2011 decision (2011 Pole Order)...more
Results of California’s first cap-and-trade carbon auction are in and the results are mixed.
The auction was for carbon permits that permit greenhouse gas emitting businesses the right to release carbon into the air. Each...more
In Part 1 of this series we introduced you to Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA’s), which are contracts for purchasing electricity generated by a power plant that take advantage of federal tax incentives to lower electricity...more
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Association (PHMSA) issued an advisory bulletin to remind owners and operators of natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline facilities of the risks associated with the use of...more
Decision dismissing class action suit, hoding that:
Because the FCA’s statutory scheme and legislative history manifestly evince that Congress did not intend to preempt a CMRS providers’ state law remedies when the action...more