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Interior Department Announces Five-Year Lease Plan for Offshore Oil and Gas

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The U.S. Department of the Interior on Sept. 29, 2023, announced its long-awaited Five-Year Offshore Leasing Plan as required by the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (the Plan)....more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update 9.29.23

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Macy’s has been ordered to pay $1.6 million for environmental violations across its 98 California stores to settle a lawsuit filed by district attorneys from 25 California counties and two city attorneys. Macy’s “illegally...more

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Financing Future Trends in Storage With George Koutsonicolis, SOLIC Capital - Battery + Storage Podcast

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In this episode, host Bill Derasmo is joined by George Koutsonicolis from SOLIC Capital Advisors, to discuss the growing global focus on energy storage, the role of battery storage in the renewable energy transition, and the...more

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U.S. Electrical Grid and Renewables – Vulnerability to Cyber Attacks

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As discussed previously in this blog, physical attacks against substations have been on the rise. However, the U.S. power grid is also vulnerable to cyberattacks from U.S. adversaries, which includes hostile foreign...more

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Renewable Energy Update 9.29.23

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The Biden administration hopes to create a commercial nuclear fusion facility within 10 years as part of the nation’s transition to clean energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said on Monday. Fusion works by...more

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After Initiating Credit Risk Show Cause Proceedings in 2022, FERC Finds that CAISO’s, ISO-NE’s, and NYISO’s Tariffs Remain Just...

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On September 21, 2023, the Commission issued separate orders on show cause proceedings finding that the existing tariffs of the California Independent System Operator Corporation (“CAISO”), ISO New England Inc. (“ISO-NE”),...more

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Public Agency’s Resolution of Necessity Not Entitled to Conclusive Presumption When Using Eminent Domain for Takeover of Public...

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In California, when a government entity adopts a resolution of necessity to acquire property by eminent domain, that resolution typically “conclusively” establishes the requisite findings of public use and necessity. However,...more

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FERC Finds Affiliation Between J.P. Morgan Investment and Mankato Companies

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On September 21, 2023, the Commission found that J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc. (“J.P. Morgan Investment”) is an affiliate of Mankato Energy Center, LLC and Mankato Energy Center II, LLC (“Mankato Companies”) through...more

Troutman Pepper

FERC Directs PJM to Use a Historical Simulation Model with a 99% Confidence Level for its FTR Credit Requirement

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On September 21, 2023, the Commission approved, in part, PJM Interconnection L.L.C.’s (“PJM”) proposed tariff revisions regarding the calculation of the Financial Transmission Right (“FTR”) credit requirement (“September...more

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NRC Plans Increased Focus on Reactor Safety Culture

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently published a memorandum from the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR) documenting planned changes to the NRR’s Safety Culture Inspection Program. The NRC expects to...more

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Helion and Nucor announce plans to develop a 500 MWe fusion power plant at a U.S. steel mill

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On September 27, 2023, Helion Energy, Inc., a fusion power company, and Nucor Corporation, the largest steel producer and recycler in North America, announced a deal to develop a 500 MWe Helion fusion power plant at a Nucor...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

48C Qualified Advanced Energy Project Tax Credit: One Year Into the Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) recently celebrated its first anniversary with some programs becoming increasingly oversubscribed even before the funding is released. One of those programs is the qualifying advanced energy...more

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AGs Ask Congress Not to Deflate Inflation Reduction Act

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A group of 11 Democratic AGs wrote a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to protect the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) from budget cuts. In the letter, the AGs argue that cuts to IRA funding could harm programs that...more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

An Overview of the New Jersey BPU’s New Energy and Water Benchmarking Annual Reporting Requirements

Beginning October 1, 2023, under a benchmarking program administered by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), all property owners or operators of commercial properties over 25,000 square feet in New Jersey will be...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Practical steps to mitigate RIN market fraud risk in light of EPA's Inspector General RFS audit report

On September 19, 2023, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its conclusions after conducting an audit of EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Moderated Transaction System (EMTS)...more

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“Floating” Beats “Fixed ” in Texas Royalty Reservation

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If you are scoring at home, count Permico Royalties LLC v. Barron Properties, Ltd., as a win for “floating” in the fixed-or-floating royalty battles. Permico, successor to grantors in a 1937 Deed for a tract in Ward County,...more

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California Launches Public Nuisance Lawsuit Against the Major Oil Companies

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On September 15, 2023, California filed a lawsuit against the major oil companies, presenting claims under a variety of theories, including public nuisance and false advertising. This lawsuit is similar to ones filed by...more

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Congressional Democrats Pressure the SEC to Maintain a Robust Climate Disclosure Rule, Including Scope 3 Emissions

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Yesterday, September 26, 2023, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with six other Democratic Senators and eighteen Democratic Congressmen, sent a letter to SEC Chairman Gensler concerning the SEC's proposed climate...more

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Building Damage Assessments: HVAC&R Systems and Components

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Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems and equipment are often included in residential and light commercial building damage loss claims or forensic property assessments, especially those system components that are...more

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Green Deal or No Green Deal: Navigating Europe’s Renewable Energy Goals

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Whilst the United Kingdom (UK) no longer forms part of the European Union (EU), it remains part of Europe and still adopts common policies that were previously put in place. In fact, the UK energy sector is synonymous with...more

Morgan Lewis - Up & Atom

Will a Government Shutdown Impact the NRC?

As fiscal year 2024 approaches, a partial government shutdown looms on the horizon once more. This would be the first partial government shutdown since the 36-day shutdown that began in late December 2018 and ended on January...more

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Evolution of Offshore Wind and the Coastwise Laws

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Over the past year, a number of new interpretations related to the application of the coastwise laws to the developing offshore wind industry in the United States have clarified how construction and operation of offshore wind...more

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Can Cryptocurrency Mining Maintain an Oil and Gas Lease Beyond Primary Term?

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The recently filed Hobe Minerals Limited Liability Company v. Bonanza Creek Energy Operating Company, LLC, et al lawsuit in a Colorado trial court challenges whether intermittent cryptocurrency mining can maintain an oil and...more

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Key Considerations for Companies Looking to Exit Oil and Gas Projects

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The Eagles, in their popular song "Hotel California," were prophetic when singing, "You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave." Oil and gas companies today may find it increasingly difficult to exit oil and...more

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Foley Automotive Update - September 2023 - 2

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This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - Foley & Lardner LLP provided a recap of critical business and legal...more

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