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Generators Need to be Vigilant About TCLP Sampling Protocol

The Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP), SW-846 Method 1311, was promulgated by EPA pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act to test and determine the potential leaching rate of disposed hazardous...more

Environmental Appeals Board Vacates Penalties for TSCA Section 8(e) Violations

The U.S. Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) issued an opinion this month that sheds light on section 8(e) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); specifically, the applicability of the “continuing violations doctrine” to...more

2014 Cleantech and Renewables IPO Statistics

IPO recovery? Last year was the most active year for IPOs in the United States since 2000. That’s right: an astounding 275 IPOs were completed in 2014, topping the 2013 total of 222 by more than 23%. Total U.S. IPO proceeds...more

Accounting for Sustainability

A number of U.S. states have created new corporate forms that let companies focus on sustainability and other social goals, as well as shareholder value. Now, we are seeing the “logical next step” in corporate sustainability,...more

The Next Big Step For Renewables: Energy Storage

The promise of renewable energy has been partly realized as renewables, including wind and solar, have attracted significant investment over the years and now generate output that comprises a useful contribution to our...more

Episode 61 – Greenstart Helps Start-Ups Solve Cleantech Problems

In Episode 61 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on May 5, 2012, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show moderator Dick Lyons, co-founder of Wendel Rosen’s sustainable business practice group, welcomes Rachel Barge, a partner at...more

Cleantech product development: Are strings attached to Recovery Act Funds? By Daniel Yannuzzi and Christopher Noon

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 appropriated nearly $800 billion to stimulate the U.S. economy out of recession. Included in the Recovery Act is billions of dollars for cleantech, including $16.8 billion...more

From Chicago Lawyer: How Software as a Service and the Cloud can Help Lawyers Go Green

Chicago law firms, like the rest of the country’s businesses, are hopping on the green bandwagon. The benefits of an environmentally friendly business can be both altruistic and economical, allowing firms to practice...more

Protecting Innovation: Cleantech and Patents Are Natural Allies

In recent years, the private sector’s efforts to develop responses to environmental challenges have focused strongly on technological solutions. For many businesses in this field, patent protection for innovative technology...more

Consolidation in cleantech by Stephanie S. Brecher

Is a rollup wave coming? Cleantech companies will be looking for market share in 2009. Despite record high investment in the cleantech sector -- $4.1 billion in 2008, up from $1.4 billion in 2006 -- the credit market...more

Opportunities for Venture Capitalists at Department of Energy Laboratories

The Department of Energy (“DOE”) is seeking to partner with leading Venture Capital (“VC”) firms in an effort to accelerate the deployment and commercialization of advanced clean energy technologies from DOE National...more

International Smart Grid Regulation

This is a presentation given to the Sino British workshop in Beijing. May 2011 on the future of energy storage technology and policy. This was a joint seminar between the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Royal Academy of...more

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