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The Senate will convene today, Monday, June 3, at 2:00 pm and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 954, the Farm Bill, provided that alfalfa...more
In This Issue:
- Federal Policy Update
- TradeWind and Alabama Power Announce PPA for Kansas Project
- NextEra Energy Resources Finalized Purchase of Kansas Project
- Incentives Announced for $66 Million...more
President Obama’s recently released budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year contains energy-related tax provisions that include a permanent extension of the renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) and a provision making...more
Yesterday we discussed the grim prospects for the NORM and TENORM provisions in Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proposed budget. Both industry and environmentalists opposed the provisions, and state legislators recently expressed...more
The Minnesota Legislature reconvened this past Tuesday after a weeklong break. Committees have taken to task assembling omnibus bills to meet the third committee deadline of April 19. This deadline was set in January for...more
This Friday, President Obama will visit the Port of Miami. On July 19, 2012, President Obama put the Port of Miami on his “We Can’t Wait” list of expedited infrastructure projects to instruct the Army Corps of Engineers to...more
A great deal of attention been focused on the generous tax incentives for the renewable energy industry that were added to the "fiscal cliff " legislation during the closing hours of negotiations. Those provisions have a net...more
On January 1, 2013, amid much contentious debate, Congress enacted the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 8) (the “Relief Act”). Although the Relief Act does not comprehensively address U.S....more
On January 1, 2013, the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”), averting the so-called “fiscal cliff.” The legislation, which was signed by President Obama, extends...more
Have you been following the “fiscal cliff” debacle? Unless you spent the holiday season in a cave, the answer is probably YES. One interesting detail tucked away in the recently passed compromise legislation is the renewal...more
More information about this later, but Congress has extended the Production Tax Credit (“PTC”) for wind as part of its agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff. The new sunset date for the PTC for wind is through December 31,...more
On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the TRA of 2012), which permanently extends certain federal income tax rate reductions first enacted in 2001 that were scheduled to expire...more
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, California voters approved Proposition 39-THE CALIFORNIA CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT. Proposition 39 changes the way taxes are assessed for companies with multistate operations. This change is...more
Six years after then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the California Global Warming Solutions Act, also known as AB 32, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) holds its first auction of emissions allowances on November...more
Despite recent polls showing a close popular vote, President Obama won a decisive electoral vote victory, winning all of the battleground states. Election night also saw Senate Democrats increase their margin in the chamber...more
In This Issue:
Renewable Energy Focus - Investors Ask for Wind Tax Credit Extension; It's Obama: Now What For Climate And Clean Energy?; K Road, SunPower complete 25MW solar plant in California; AT&T; Becomes Bloom...more
Is There a Carbon Tax in the Future?
Hidden beneath the various discussions about environmental regulations is a nascent effort by some conservatives simultaneously to promote tax reform and environmental stewardship...more
Extension of Wind Tax Credit Gaining Momentum
The production tax credit for wind energy (the “PTC”) set to expire on December 31, 2012, is beginning to show serious signs of life. The PTC is one of the more than 50 tax...more
The fourth anniversary of British Columbia’s carbon tax — the only one of its kind in North America – was marked with an increase on July 1 that raises the tax on gasoline a penny per litre to 6.67 cents ($0.25 per gallon)....more
In This Issue:
On Monday, February 13, 2012, the House will meet at 1:00 p.m. in pro forma session. On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and at 2:00 p.m. to...more
The Australia Senate's passage November 8 of the Clean Energy Bill legislative package containing a carbon tax marked a significant step by a major industrial nation to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, it received...more
In This Issue:
1. Speaker Batchelder writes Governor Kasich with his support for electric deregulation; 2. Casino Control Commission developments; 3. November election update; 4. Mailing of Ohio tax booklets...more
In This Update:
Energy and Climate Debate:
President Obama outlined his energy priorities for the 112th Congress during his State of the Union address last Tuesday, January 25. In addition to calling for an end to...more
In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate: After a week of intense lame duck negotiations, most notably between the White House and Senate Republicans, the Senate and House will focus on a tax package this coming week,...more
This election cycle, voters have been focused on the highly competitive and record spending top-of-the-ticket races for California Governor and U.S. Senate. The candidates’ ads have dominated the press, radio and television...more
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