Other than market forces, Federal permitting processes continue to be a primary cause of delay for new mines and the expansion of existing mines throughout the United States. The federal government manages a significant...more
On Tuesday, June 25, President Barack Obama presented his Administration’s 21- page Action Plan on climate change.
The President committed the United States to cutting greenhouse gases to the range of 17 percent...more
On Wednesday, the European Parliament approved a proposal to delay the issue of 900 million emissions allowances (each representing the right to emit one metric ton of carbon dioxide or greenhouse gas equivalent, or CO2e)....more
2012 has drawn to a close. We chronicle here six of the most significant stories on the climate change front in the last six months. For those looking for hope that government is taking action to rein in greenhouse gas...more
In This Issue:
Environmental and Policy Focus - Looking ahead: Obama's second term environmental policy; Judge: San Diego transportation plan fails to consider California's climate policy, greenhouse gas emissions;...more
Mintz Levin hosted a roundtable discussion on November 27, 2012, led by the New England Clean Energy Council, to build consensus around the energy and clean technology sector’s policy priorities for 2013. At the roundtable,...more
In This Issue:
- The Skinny: What's New?
- So Who Now Has the Strictest Standards in the Land (World)?
- Where the US Guide is Less Extensive
- US Coming on Board with Other Guidelines
- Green Advertising...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...more
The President’s re-election once again focused attention on the question of whether the Administration will grant the Presidential permit necessary for the U.S.-Canada border crossing of the Keystone XL pipeline. While...more
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