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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - December 2019 #2

Court Ruling Vindicates ExxonMobil in New York ‘Climate Change’ Fraud Case - “'The Office of the Attorney General failed to prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that ExxonMobil made any material misstatements or...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Demand Response and Advanced Metering: 2019 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Staff Report

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued on December 11th a staff report titled: 2019 Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering (“Report”)...more

White and Williams LLP

Exxon Prevails in a Major Climate Change-Related Legal Battle, But Many Questions Remain Unanswered

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Earlier this week, the New York Supreme Court handed Exxon Mobil Corporation a resounding win following a twelve day bench trial and testimony from eighteen witnesses in the first major climate change-related lawsuit to be...more

Opportune LLP

Thinking Outside the Box: Unconventional Supply Chain Planning

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When you think of your supply chain, what do you consider? For a traditional downstream refiner, you may include pipeline, truck, rail and vessel logistics. You may think about where inventory is stored. Do you have a picture...more

Mintz - Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

New York Permits 316 MW Battery Storage Project, Trading Gas Plant for World’s Largest Battery

New York’s utility regulator has approved construction on a 316-megawatt battery storage plant, a facility that, if built, would provide emissions-free power to New York City and the surrounding region while replacing a...more

Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - December 2019 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Focus - Congress to halt military’s use of firefighting foam containing PFAS - Los Angeles Times – December 11 - House and Senate conferees reached an agreement this week to require the military to stop using...more

Allen Matkins

Renewable Energy Update - December 2019 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Focus - New San Diego regional energy program to file with state regulators - The San Diego Union-Tribune – December 9 - The San Diego Community Power (SDCP) board voted this Monday to adopt an implementation plan...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - December 2019 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Focus - New San Diego proposal goes beyond housing to seek ‘complete communities’ - The San Diego-Union Tribune – December 5 - San Diego officials say they want to begin taking a more holistic approach to solving the...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Senate Democrats Release Letter In Support Of Green Energy Tax Incentives

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On December 9, 2019, 22 Senate Democrats released a letter supporting the expansion of green energy tax credits. This letter was drafted in response to the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act discussion...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Congress Pulls the Trigger on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream Pipeline Projects

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As it nears the end of the calendar and legislative year, Congress is preparing to take long-awaited action to kill Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream natural gas pipeline projects – months before Nord Stream 2’s...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

DOE Accepting Applicants For SBIR/STTR FY 2020 Phase I Release 2 Application Assistance

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On December 6, 2019, DOE announced that the applications currently being accepted for free assistance preparing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) FY 2020 Phase I Release 2...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

DOE Releases Notice Of Intent For Joint Funding Opportunity To Advance Plastics Innovation Challenge

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On December 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) published a notice of intent to issue a joint Funding Opportunity...more

Global Risk Intelligence

The Internet of Skills: Risks and Opportunities

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The term the “Internet of Things” has been widely circulated in the media, yet the “Internet of Skills” is a relatively new concept. The Internet of Skills is “where 5G, AI and robotics meet,” according to Mischa Dohler,...more

King & Spalding

Fifth Circuit Extends Doiron Test For Assigning Maritime-Contract Status To Contracts That Are Not Oilfield Services Contracts

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that its two-question Doiron test for determining whether oilfield services contracts are maritime contracts also applies when evaluating the maritime-contract...more

Morgan Lewis

Key Legal Considerations for ‘In Front of the Meter’ Energy Storage Procurement

by Morgan Lewis on

Annual deployments of energy storage resources in the United States have increased nearly tenfold since 2014, from only 62 MW in 2014 to nearly 500 MW expected for 2019. The big question is whether the nascent energy storage...more

Gray Reed & McGraw

No Sovereign Immunity for the Texas Land Commissioner

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

Suing a state and its public officials is difficult because of the doctrine of sovereign immunity. There are exceptions. State of Texas v. Signal Drilling, et al. presents several of them....more

Morgan Lewis

Supreme Court Leaves in Place Ruling Restricting States Clean Water Act Permitting Authority

by Morgan Lewis on

The US Supreme Court declined to review an appeals court decision holding that the one-year clock for states to issue a certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act for a federal permit does not reset if...more

Dentons

Mexico’s Public Policy on Minimum Storage of Refined Products is Amended

by Dentons on

On December 6, 2019, the Ministry of Energy (“SENER") published in the Federal Register (“DOF") the Order amending the resolution issuing the Public Policy on Minimum Storage of Refined Products (the “Amendment Order")...more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Follow the Leader? Maine’s Strict Stance on PFAS and Biosolids Land Application Sets the Stage for Further State Regulation

by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC on

As the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), Congress, and state regulatory agencies continue to push forward with per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) regulations, the Maine Department of...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

CEQA News You Can Use - Vol. 4, Issue 4

Welcome to CEQA News You Can Use, a quarterly production of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP’s Natural Resources lawyers. This publication provides quick, useful bites of CEQA news, which we hope can be a resource to your...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Fort Worth Water Customers’ Credit Card Information Compromised

Approximately 3,000 customers of the Fort Worth Water Department were notified recently that their credit card information may have been compromised as a result of a data breach suffered by its vendor, Click2Gov....more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Potential treaty claims against the United Kingdom, whatever the result of the General Election

With the UK General Election on 12 December 2019 only days away, both of the leading parties are promising policies that in different ways may impact inward investors into the UK. Whether this is the rapid Brexit promised by...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Environmental Update - December 2019 (Issue 9)

OHIO EPA RULEMAKINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS - Air - Stakeholder Input Requested on Potential Rules Amendments - OAC Chapter 3745-26, I/M Program Rules: Ohio EPA is requesting stakeholder input on potential amendments to...more

King & Spalding

2019 - A Year in Review for LNG in Asia Pacific

by King & Spalding on

2019 has been transformative for the Asia Pacific LNG market. Greater innovation, evolving business models, new structures and alternative approaches to risk management have all had a part to play in shaking up the world’s...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 12.11.2019 | Top Story: US and China Hint at Tariff Delay to Help Ease Phase One Negotiations

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U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are “laying the groundwork for a delay of a fresh round of tariffs set to kick in on Dec. 15” as the countries continue to work through how a Chinese promise to make huge ag purchases from...more

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