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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
Sackett v EPA - Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders - David Cooke
Is Fracking Safe?
California Redevelopment Agency Update: The Implications of the Matosantos Decision
Vapor Intrusion: A Game-Changer in How Property is Being Evaluated by Regulators & Lenders
Protecting and Perfecting Condominium Entitlements in a Down Economy
On November 14, 2012, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) held the first auction for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances under the state's pioneering cap and trade program. More than 70 entities participated in the...more
The Presidential Decree implementing the Republic of Korea's emissions trading scheme (ETS) received official approval on 13 November 2012, paving the way for the commencement of the ETS in 2015.
The ETS represents an...more
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the results from the first California CO2 emissions allowance auction held last week. CARB’s initial assessment is that the auction was a success. It went off without any...more
California’s first carbon allowance auction on November 14, 2012 featured plenty of demand but a lower-than-expected closing price, based on results released on Monday by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)....more
I expect that a decade ago, whistleblower issues were considered primarily to be the province of employment law attorneys. Then there was Sherron Watkins, Enron and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Suddenly, issues involving...more
The UK Government has announced that it intends to introduce regulations taking effect from April 2013 requiring all companies quoted on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange to report details of their levels of...more
In This Issue:
- Recent Dos and Don’ts for Updated Market Power Study Filings
- FERC Seeks Comment on Potentially Sweeping Changes to Its Open Access and Priority Rights Policies Relating to Interconnection...more
On December 1, 2011, Senators Charles Schumer and Pat Toomey introduced a bill designed to improve emerging-growth companies' access to public capital markets. The bill, known as the "Reopening American Capital Markets to...more
The consultation paper (entitled Consultation on the Guidelines on systems and controls in a highly automated trading environment for trading platforms, investment firms and competent authorities) sets out ESMA’s proposals...more
In this letter sent last June, the writer commiserated:
” . . . the financial markets are more volatile and challenging than ever before. Couple all of that with that the burden of new rules and regulations, and it is...more
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a Notice and Request for Comment on a study regarding the oversight of existing and prospective carbon markets. Although carbon markets are currently far removed...more
Greenhouse gas emissions trading ("Emissions Trading") has been in the news frequently over the past few months and the developing market continues to face numerous regulatory and commercial challenges during 2010. The way in...more
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
*Proposed 2011 budget eliminates fossil fuel tax incentives - 2
*PHMSA final rule — HazMat security regulation - 2
*Oil spill prevention, control, and countermeasure - 3
*Federal Motor Carrier Safety...more
At no point in this nation’s history has climate change been a more hotly and publicly debated topic than it is today. Although it may be said that most Americans accept the scientific evidence that climate change poses a...more
On February 2, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued an interpretive release (the "Release"), previously approved by a 3-2 vote on January 27, 2010, to provide guidance to public companies as to how...more
Article on document from the SEC providing guidance to public companies on what climate-change related matters must be disclosed to the public under SEC's existing disclosure requirements.
This article was written by Dave...more