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Another Iteration of the WOTUS Rule Likely to be Served Up Shortly

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On June 9, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army (Agencies) announced their intention to once again revise the "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) rule, a regulation by which they jointly...more

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Renewable Energy? For some, the answer may not be blowing in the wind.

The Biden administration has committed to significantly expanding development of renewable energy. These projects, including solar and wind are welcomed by many. They have the potential to generate significant amounts of...more

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Another Post-Maui Case of the Sort the Supreme Court Encouraged

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Bloomberg reports this morning that a Washington-based NGO is suing a window manufacturer for its alleged failure to comply with the terms of a NPDES General Permit issued by the State of Washington as authorized by US EPA. ...more

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ADEQ & Governor Ducey Announce PFAS Funding for Tucson Water

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On June 21, 2021, in conjunction with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), Governor Doug Ducey announced the provision of $2 million in state funding to facilitate the restart of Tucson Water –– a treatment...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The Sheppard Mullin Six - Social Loan Principles

Investors are increasingly focused on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and more companies are reporting on these statistics. Reporting on ESG metrics is challenging because there is a lack of consistency in the...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The Sheppard Mullin Six - Offshore Wind in California

Offshore Wind Goes West. On May 25, the Biden administration and the State of California announced an effort to develop areas off of the coast of California for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind generation. While Northeastern...more

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FERC Takes Action to Spur Transmission Planning and Expansion Across Jurisdictional Boundaries

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At its June open meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced two actions aimed at supporting transmission planning across jurisdictional boundaries. The first action establishes a Joint Federal-State Task...more

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Connecticut Passes the First Climate-Related Risk Legislation in the United States

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The Connecticut General Assembly passed climate-related risk legislation on June 17, 2021 in a section of its state budget implementation bill, making this legislation the first climate-related risk legislation in the United...more

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Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity — June 2021

Recent M&A Activity: - May 7, 2021: ESS Tech, Inc., a manufacturer of non-toxic, long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage, announced a business combination with ACON S2 Acquisition...more

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Oil and Gas Lease Addendum Supersedes Printed Form

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In Apache Corp. v. Hill, et al.,  lessors prevailed in a lease construction dispute because of the court’s unsurprising conclusion that a typewritten addendum to oil and gas leases superseded conflicting provisions in the...more

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National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR): "Mission Culture"

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Developed under the Next Generation EU programme, the PNRR is Italy's investment and reform plan for recovery from the Covid-19 emergency. The plan earmarks €6.68 billion (along with €1.46 billion from the supplementary fund)...more

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What Could Go Wrong? Building Resiliency In The Face Of Chaos

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The winter storm that descended on Texas in February 2021 is a reminder of why organizations should assess their strategy and operations to manage and mitigate risk before chaos ensues....more

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Power purchase agreements for school districts

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Many of our school district clients have been approached by wind and solar developers over the years about signing a power purchase agreement (PPA). Developers promise to provide electricity at a fixed or reduced cost with no...more

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US FERC Announces New Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission

On June 17, 2021, the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order (Order) establishing a new Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission (Task Force), calling for nominations for...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Energy and Cleantech Counsel

The Electric Vehicle Future: Major Climate Opportunity Faces Three Critical Challenges

Amid renewed national ambitions to tackle climate change, electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a promising way to reduce emissions in the transportation sector, which accounts for nearly a third of greenhouse gas...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

FERC Notice of Inquiry on Policy Statement on Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Proposals Draws Industry Comment

Nearly 200 comments were filed in response to FERC’s February 18, 2021 Notice of Inquiry (NOI) that sought new information and perspectives on whether it should revise its policy statement on the certification of new...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

M&A and Energy – Seven Tips for Israeli Energy Companies Who Wish to Expand Overseas

In 2020, clean energy companies led over 25% of all IPOs in Israel. With such monetary amounts being raised on the TASE, many clean energy entrepreneurs have turned their eyes to foreign markets to develop and expand their...more

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[Podcast] 32nd Annual Legislative Seminar Series: Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La.

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Former Congressman Mike Ferguson, leader of BakerHostetler’s Federal Policy team, and former Congressman Heath Shuler, a Senior Advisor on the Federal Policy team host bipartisan leaders from the House and Senate to discuss...more

Troutman Pepper

Fifth Circuit Affirms Bank’s Perfected Delaware UCC Lien Has Priority Over Texas Oil Producers’ Statutory Lien on Proceeds

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The Uniform Commercial Code was established to provide predictability and conformity in commercial transactions. Certain states have adopted nonstandard UCC provisions, which create an unreliable and unpredictable market for...more

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Renewable Energy Update - June 2021 #3

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U.S. solar installations soared by 46% in the first quarter - CNBC – June 15 - In the first quarter, solar installations soared 46% to more than 5 GW, according to a report by energy research firm Wood Mackenzie and...more

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What did G7 say about Net Zero?

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Ahead of the recent G7 Summit at Carbis Bay, Boris Johnson said: "Protecting our planet is the most important thing we as leaders can do for our people. There is a direct relationship between reducing emissions, restoring...more

Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - June 2021 #3

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California water managers vote to cut off farmers as statewide drought intensifies - Courthouse News Service – June 15 - Citing severe drought conditions, the California State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday sent...more

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First draft law amending the German Federal Climate Protection Act

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On May 11, 2021, the Federal Government presented the draft of the first law to amend the Federal Climate Protection Act from 2019. It thereby responds to the decision of the Federal Constitutional Court of March 24, 2021 (1...more

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North Carolina General Assembly Week in Review - June 2021 #3

As legislators and the public eagerly await the Senate's budget proposal sometime early next week, this week saw several committees meet to consider local bills and bills for discussion only. One major piece of legislation...more

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New 100MW licensing threshold for embedded generation creates opportunities for self-generation

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On 10 June 2021, the South African Presidency announced an amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of 2006 (“ERA”), potentially enabling a new era of electricity self-generation to mitigate the effects of...more

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