Senate Bill 375 and Susatainable Communities Strategies
Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Must Take Action Following DTSC Reveal of Priority Products
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Doing Business in California, Proposition 65, the California Green Chemical Initiative and the Rigid Plastic Packaging Regulations
BB&K's Charity Schiller Discusses CEQA Baseline
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Mining: New challenges and opportunities
The Koontz Decision: Limits Conditions a Government can Impose on Developers
DynCorp's 'Strategic' Defense In Drug Crop Spraying Suit
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Which environmental regs may impact your development projects?
Prosecuting Environmental and Toxic Torts
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
New Consumer Product Regulations: Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Need to Prepare
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
Recent announcements of key projects in the Dominican power sector and actions taken by the government signal that this sector is finally taking meaningful steps aimed at resolving the structural problems that affect it,...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Vietnam?
As with many other countries, an important factor in Vietnam driving the increased use of renewable energy is a heightened sense...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Malaysia?
At the current rate of production, Malaysia’s oil and gas reserves are expected to last until 2025 and 2042 respectively, if...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Indonesia?
Energy is a critical factor needed for the development of economic activity and national defense.
- Ensuring domestic...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Hong Kong?
Growing Energy Consumption and Lack of Indigenous Energy Resources -
Hong Kong has a population of about 7 million and is...more
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is facing a new wave of legal challenges related to the financing of natural resource projects outside of the US, and which threaten to de-rail one of Western...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in China?
Government mandates, dwindling fossil fuel reserves, the need to increase energy security, climate change, and the desire to create...more
In February 2009, a claim was filed before the highest French administrative court (Conseil d’Etat) by the association “Vent de Colère” seeking the annulment of a ministerial order dated 17 November 2008 enacting the feed-in...more
In this issue:
- Current Issues in the Oil Sands
- Advantages of Investing in the Oil Sands
- Location and Extraction
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Singapore?
Prompted by concerns about climate change, fossil fuel depletion, and increasing urbanization, Singapore, a low-lying, densely...more
After the failure of subsidies in driving the solar markets of Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic, Mexico and a number of Latin American countries are planning to ensure the growth of their renewable markets through private...more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
Following on from our 'Open for Business – a Reform Wave to Hit the Australian Resources Sector' Legal Insight in October 2013, the Productivity Commission has released its final report on Major Project Development Assessment...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in India?
India’s power generation sector has been dominated by conventional energy. As per data released by the Central Electricity Authority...more
The sun is shining, literally and figuratively, on the energy industry in Mexico as solar energy opportunities are on the rise. While Mexico is all set to allow oil extraction by foreign companies, it is also attracting...more
With recent developments in the region, the wind is certainly blowing in favour of wind power projects in Mexico. The country’s wind power market has seen remarkable growth; expanding from virtually nothing in 1994, Mexico is...more
Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. Export-Import Bank of the United States highlights how failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 can result in delays to coal export endeavors.
As recent news...more
China has one of the largest markets of renewables in the world and has rich solar resources across its territory. Although China has been initially slow in developing its own solar market, the start of...more
John Tivey, Global Head of Mining & Metals at law firm White & Case, presents his views on the new challenges and opportunities in the mining industry....more
In This Issue:
- Mexican Congress to Consider Constitutional Oil and Gas Reforms: Bold Stride Forward or Half-Step?
- European Union adds legislative weight to the promotion of transparency in the extractive...more
Governments across the Asia Pacific region are continuing the push for greater renewable energy contributions to domestic electricity demand. While the deal flow has been lower than expected over the last six months, there...more
The Equator Principles (EP) is a risk management framework, adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk. EP applies globally to all industry sectors and covers...more
In April, a number of interesting developments occurred that contribute to the momentum on the topic of materiality in sustainability reporting. The common theme is a focus on better defining material environmental, social...more
Russia has introduced a scheme whereby selected renewable generation projects can qualify to receive set capacity payments, intended to deliver recovery of capital invested and a certain level of return over a fifteen year...more
The United States Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 by an overwhelming 83-14 margin on May 15, 2013. The legislation included an amendment sponsored by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sherrod Brown...more
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