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Pierce Atwood Environmental Regulatory Compliance Calendar

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NEW REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS - Federal - - Program Requirement Revisions Related to the Public Water System Supervision Programs for Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont - EPA is giving notice that...more

Energy Technology Connections Newsletter: Your Law Firm Link to Industry News - December 2016

by Mintz Levin on

A Note from the Editors - Our December edition of Energy Technology Connections brings you recent industry highlights and features a list of upcoming energy industry events throughout the nation. In Leaders in the News,...more

Sustainable Development Update - December 2016 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Sustainable Development Focus - Stanford unveils innovative solar generating station - Stanford News Service - Dec 5 - It was a cold, blustery day in Rosamond, California, but spirits were high in a...more

Energy Technology Connections Newsletter: Your Law Firm Link to Industry News - October 2016

by Mintz Levin on

A Note from the Editors - Our October edition of Energy Technology Connections brings you recent industry highlights and features a list of upcoming energy industry events throughout the nation. In Leaders in the News,...more

Energy Bill Goes to Conference

by King & Spalding on

On September 8, House and Senate conferees met for the first time to consider the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016, the comprehensive energy reform bill that has slowly been making its way through...more

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - October 2016

by Allen Matkins on

Environmental and Policy Focus - With standards relaxed, water use on the rise throughout California - Sacramento Bee - Oct 5 - Californians continued to backslide on water conservation during the hottest...more

Energy and Environmental Legislative Updates for Fall 2016

The House of Representatives and Senate returned September 6 from the long August recess that started in mid-July. The House is scheduled to be in session for four weeks and the Senate for five weeks before breaking again for...more

Natural Process of Osmosis Has Potential to Generate Electricity

Research published earlier this month in the journal Nature and highlighted in Newsweek explains how substantial amounts of power can be generated when fresh water river mouths flow into bodies of sea water. This natural...more

Il Nuovo Codice degli Appalti e delle Concessioni

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Varato il decreto legislativo che riforma la materia in attuazione delle direttive UE 23, 24 e 25 del 2014 - Il 3 marzo scorso, il Consiglio dei Ministri ha approvato in esame preliminare il decreto legislativo di...more

Energy Sector Alert Series: Hot Topics in California

by WilmerHale on

Important energy issues continue to arise at the intersection of law and policy in California. Here are eight hot topics that require the attention of entities with interests in California's energy sector....more

NIST Guide Highlights Cybersecurity Considerations for Utilities and Manufacturing Companies

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

In 2013 alone, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) responded to more than 256 cyber-incident reports—more than half of them in the energy...more

Germany rolls out IT Security Act

by White & Case LLP on

Germany's controversial IT Security Act (ITSG) came into effect on July 25, 2015.[1] The new act seeks to increase protections for German citizens, companies and government institutions that may be vulnerable to a range of IT...more

Fate of Injection Wells in Historically Exempt Aquifers Comes Closer to Determination

by Stoel Rives LLP on

A lawsuit seeking an immediate halt to oil and gas wastewater injection at 2,500 wells across California took a positive turn for energy producers last week as Superior Court Judge George C. Hernandez denied plaintiffs’...more

German Parliament's IT-Security Act Covers Critical Infrastructure

On June 12, 2015, the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) passed an Act to Improve the Security of Information Technology Systems ("IT-Security Act"). The new legislation requires operators of so-called critical...more

Louisiana Denies Drilling-Related Permit in Scenic Waterway

by BakerHostetler on

Louisiana has denied a permit to an energy company seeking to use water from a state-designated scenic river for its drilling operations. The decision represents the first time in Louisiana’s history that a permit to draw...more

Here Today & Fracked Tomorrow: A Review of SB 4 in 2014

by Stoel Rives LLP on

On Wednesday, December 17, I gave a presentation to the Groundwater Resources Association (“GRA”). I reviewed the past year’s developments in California’s regulation of hydraulic fracturing and previewed my future...more

PADEP Proposes Tough New Policy for Enforcing Oil and Gas Violations and Responding to Water Contamination Complaints

by K&L Gates LLP on

On October 3, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“PADEP”) unveiled a new draft policy that would strengthen its compliance and enforcement protocols for both unconventional and conventional oil and...more

SB 1281 (Pavley): Oil & Gas Production; Water Use Reporting

by Stoel Rives LLP on

SB-1281 was amended in the Assembly Committee on Appropriations on August 4, 2014. A scheduled hearing on August 6 was postponed and held on suspense under Joint Rule 62(a). As of this writing, a hearing has not yet been...more

California Environmental Law and Policy Update - August 2014 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Environmental and Policy Focus - Appellate court upholds environmental work for high-speed rail via Pacheco Pass: Fresno Bee - Jul 24 -- State appeals justices on Thursday upheld a lower court's approval of an...more

New Jersey Creates Energy Resilience Bank to Develop and Harden Energy Assets of Critical Facilities

by Cozen O'Connor on

One of the most important and sobering lessons learned in the wake of Superstorm Sandy was how susceptible New Jersey’s critical facilities, such as water and wastewater treatment centers, transportation centers, emergency...more

Reality Check on the Auditor General’s Report on DEP’s Oversight of Oil and Gas Operations

by Blank Rome LLP on

The expected chorus of politically driven indignation is raining down in response to the Auditor General’s report released this Tuesday on the DEP’s performance in monitoring potential impacts to water quality from shale gas...more

New York's Highest Court Holds that Zoning Laws of New York Towns Banning Fracking Are Enforceable — A Brief Analysis of the Oral...

by King & Spalding on

A non-profit, Food & Water Watch, reports that 421 measures against fracking have been passed by state and local governments and that communities across the nation are lobbying their local and state elected officials because...more

Energy & Environment Update - June 2014 #2

by Mintz Levin on

In This Issue: - Spotlight: Advanced Biofuels - Energy and Climate Debate - Congress - Administration - Department of Commerce - Department of Energy - Department of...more

RAD expansion and “Pay-For-Success” Utility Demonstration among the innovations included in the Senate’s mark of the T-HUD...

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved its draft Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2015. While the bill generally falls short of the funding...more

Expo 2020 – Part 2: Sustainability

by Reed Smith on

One of three main themes of Expo 2020 is sustainability. During the event, the participants will explore and discuss the development of sustainable sources of energy and water. However, sustainability is not just a...more

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