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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - October 2020 #5

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Trade groups sue California to stop threatened species listing for Western Joshua Tree - Bullet Desert Sun – October 27 - Several trade groups and a high desert town sued in Fresno County Superior Court on October 21...more

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FERC Issues Settlement Order Reaffirming “Gaming” Prohibition in Power Markets

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Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Order Approving Stipulation and Consent Agreement involving High Desert Power Project, LLC (High Desert) and Middle River Power LLC. (Middle River) to...more

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10th Circuit expands PSM coverage

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The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (covering Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah) issued an opinion on Tuesday (10/27/2020) that expands the applicability of OSHA’s process-safety-management standard to...more

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California Classifies Solar Panels as Universal Waste

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The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) recently finalized long-awaited revisions to its hazardous waste regulations that will allow PV solar panels to be managed as “universal waste” beginning on January...more

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It’s Going to Take a While to Get to Net Zero

Since I noted earlier this week the announcement by ConocoPhillips that its “ambition” is to reach net-zero carbon for its own operations by 2045-2055, it seemed appropriate also to note that BLM has now approved the Willow...more

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Infrastructure Investment Plan for Mexico

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Agreement for Economic Reactivation - On October 5, 2020, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, together with the Business Coordinating Council, executed the Agreement for Economic Reactivation (hereafter the "Plan"),...more

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Morgan Lewis Spark | Q3 2020 - Russian

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As Russia and countries around the world continue to grapple with the fallout from the current COVID-19 pandemic, guiding this review, we continue to hope that you and your loved ones are doing well. Please keep in mind that...more

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What Would a Biden Administration Mean for New York’s Renewable Energy Industry?

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Americans have already voted en masse, and – hopefully – will know the identity of their next president on November 3 or shortly thereafter. Currently, former Vice President Joe Biden appears to be leading in the polls. It is...more

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Morgan Lewis Spark | Q3 2020 - English

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As Russia and countries around the world continue to deal with the repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to hope that you and your family are safe and healthy as you receive this update. Please know...more

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The Emerging Hydrogen Economy: Regulation, Policy and Industry Update

In our latest article examining the emerging hydrogen economy, we take a closer look at regulation and policy in the sector, highlighting recent developments and some of the key aspects of legislation in those countries that...more

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Alberta Introduces New Legislation to Lay the Groundwork for Geothermal Resource Development

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Following the release of Alberta's Recovery Plan, which included plans to diversify Alberta's economy and develop a new energy strategy, the Alberta government has made a series of announcements on plans to develop strategies...more

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3 Strategies For E&Ps To Reduce Routine Flaring

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While increasingly stringent flaring regulations are an inevitability for oil and gas producers, there are innovative paths companies can take to be compliant....more

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Marcellus Shale Update: Fracking Finally Gets The Attention It Deserves

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...Just one week before the 2020 Presidential election, two topics are dominating the conversation - the coronavirus and hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking.” The reason for the coronavirus is obvious, but many...more

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Marcellus Shale Update: Delaware River Gas Terminal Decision Pits Law Against Politics

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Later this year, it is likely that the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) will vote on whether to approve a new natural gas export terminal to be located on the Delaware River in Gibbstown, New Jersey, just southeast of...more

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Demand Response Aggregator Files Complaint Urging MISO To to Set Aside State Opt-out Rules for Demand Response

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On October 20, 2020, Voltus, Inc. (“Voltus”) filed a complaint with FERC against the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (“MISO”) and requested fast track processing pursuant to the Commission’s regulations. The...more

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Commissioner Danly Objects to FERC’s Continued Practice of Granting Retroactive Waivers

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On October 16, 2020, FERC issued a number of orders at its open meeting that addressed unrelated requests for retroactive waiver of various Regional Transmission Organization and utility tariff provisions. Commissioner James...more

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FERC Proposes Guidance on Oil Pipeline Carrier Contracts with Affiliates

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On October 15, 2020, FERC issued a notice of proposed policy statement (“Proposed Policy Statement”) with proposed guidance for oil pipeline carriers to demonstrate through tariff filings or declaratory order petitions that...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

ConocoPhillips Has An Ambition Is to Be Net-Zero by 2050-ish — It's a Start

Last week, ConocoPhillips announced a goal of reducing its emissions to net-zero by 2045-2055. It’s a significant step and so it is important to note both what is in the plan and what is not...more

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Climate Initiatives Will Impact Industry

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Current and future climate initiatives at the federal and state levels are having and will have very significant impacts on industry. Most view climate initiatives as only a utility issue, but that is not the case....more

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The Energizer – Volume 77

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FACEBOOK AND CARNEGIE MELLON PARTNER TO USE AI FOR STORAGE SOLUTIONS - On 14 October 2020, Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University released publicly a dataset of 1.3 million electrocatalyst simulations, a result of a...more

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Summary of FERC Meeting Agenda for October 2020

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Below are limited summaries of the agenda items for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's October 15, 2020 meeting, pursuant to the agenda issued on October 8, 2020. Due to an unforeseen technological issue with the FERC...more

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Floating Foundations: The Future of Offshore Wind

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With recent increased investments in wind power, the development of floating offshore wind farms presents the potential to access areas previously unavailable. On floating offshore wind farms, a wind turbine is attached to a...more

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FERC: A Discussion on its Mission, Market Manipulation Investigations, and Common Violations

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Wiley partner Erik Baptist and Jeremy Medovoy, Deputy Director of FERC’s Division of Investigations, Office of Enforcement, break down the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) mission and its anti-market manipulation...more

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Siting Energy and Transmission Line Projects in Arizona - An Irreverent Primer - 2020 Edition

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With the coal era winding down and renewable energy sources rapidly growing, Arizona offers an attractive market for renewable energy facilities, with plenty of sunshine and even a bit of wind up north. And, despite what you...more

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Washington Developing Streamlined Solar Project Permitting Process

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The Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) is continuing its efforts to develop a streamlined process for permitting solar energy facilities in Washington state. EFSEC’s goal is to develop a more efficient,...more

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