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The European Hydrogen and Decarbonized Gas Market Package

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On 21 May 2024, the Council of the EU adopted the Hydrogen and Decarbonized Gas Market Package. It aims to shift the gas system to low-carbon and renewable gases, and provides for the highly anticipated framework on dedicated...more

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Stormwater Construction Enforcement/Solar Energy Facility: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Massachusetts Solar Company...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a May 21st news release stating it had entered into a settlement with Navisun, LLC (“Navisun”). Navisun is described as a solar energy company based in...more


Life's tragedy is we get old too soon and wise too late. Words that are going to be ringing in EPA's ears after its next visit to...

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As predicted in February, our nation's highest court is about to hear its third Clean Water Act in four years.  Anyone who doubts the outcome of this case hasn't read the other two Supreme Court opinions and that brings to...more

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Flood Control/Adjacent Landowner: Minnesota Appellate Court Addresses Legality of Berm

Co-Author Minoah Milam The Court of Appeals of Minnesota (“Court”) addressed in a May 20th Opinion, issues arising out of a landowner’s actions to address water flow onto her property. See Plymouth v. Kristensen No....more

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Final Guidance Issued on “Foreign Entity of Concern” Criteria

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On May 3, 2024, the US Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued final regulations (T.D. 9995) concerning the clean vehicle credit under Section 30D of the Internal Revenue Code...more


Treasury Department and Other Federal Agencies Issue Statement of Principles Concerning Carbon Credits

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Today, the Treasury Department and other federal agencies (including the Agriculture Department and Energy Department) issued a joint statement identifying seven principles that should be applied in the voluntary carbon...more

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National Environmental Policy Act/Phase II Final Rule: Arkansas and 19 Attorneys General File Judicial Challenge

Twenty Attorneys General (including Arkansas) filed a judicial challenge on May 21st in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota to the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) rule styled: ...more

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Energy & Sustainability Washington Update — June 2024

“Home Energy Rebates” program, which made available $8.8 billion in funds to help reduce US households’ energy bills. Separated into two rebate programs – the HOMES Rebate Program and the HEEHRA Rebate Program – Home Energy...more

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Colombia adopta nuevo formato para proyectos eléctricos Clase 1

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La Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética (UPME) de Colombia publicó el 23 de mayo de 2024, la Circular No. 38 por medio de la cual se adopta el nuevo formato a través del cual los titulares de proyectos Clase 1 con capacidad...more

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Developments in the UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements Regime

His Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have issued publications that seek to expand the application of the United Kingdom (UK) sustainability disclosure requirements (the SDR) and labelling...more

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Fairfax County Prepares to Realign Development Policies with New "Plan Forward" Initiative

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Fairfax County government recently announced a new multiyear planning initiative to modernize the Virginia county's Policy Plan, a key component of its Comprehensive Plan. This effort, called "Plan Forward," will focus on...more

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La Cour d’appel de l’Alberta se prononce sur l’expropriation déguisée dans le secteur des ressources naturelles

Dans son arrêt récent dans l’affaire Altius Royalty Corporation v. Alberta (l’« affaire Altius »), la Cour d’appel de l’Alberta (la « CAA ») a statué que le plan mis de l’avant par le gouvernement de l’Alberta pour éliminer...more

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May 2024 RSL Updates: Key Changes and Implications for 1-Methylnaphthalene

The New Screening Levels - The May 2024 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regional screening levels (RSLs) include more stringent screening levels for 1-methylnapthalene in residential soil, industrial soil, and...more

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May 2024 ESG Policy Update—Australia

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AUSTRALIAN UPDATE - Updated Bill to Introduce Climate-Related Financial Reporting Regime - Background - The Australian Government released the first reading draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Financial Market...more

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‎Planning for a Decarbonized Future: ‎FERC Grid Rule Targets Accelerated Clean Energy ‎Buildout, ‎Reliability

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On May 13, 2024, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) by a 2-1 vote took decisive action to implement new transmission planning and cost allocation regimes through the adoption of FERC Order No. 1920 (the...more

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Sustainable Development and Land Use Update 5.28.24

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Various state housing bills are currently making their way through the State Legislature that are expected to benefit mixed-income multifamily housing developers. AB 2243 would amend AB 2011. AB 1893 and AB 1886 would amend...more

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A New Era for ESG Policy - 2024 Land Use, Environmental & Natural Resources Update

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Over the past six months environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policy has shifted into a new era with the promulgation of new Greenhouse Gas (GHG) disclosure requirements at both the federal and state level in...more

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The Supreme Court Update - May 28, 2024

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Today, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in one case: San Francisco v. EPA, No. 23-753: This case involves interpretation of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) and its National Pollutant Discharge...more

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Another Expansion in Climate Change Litigation Risk

For years, climate change has posed a litigation risk for companies. A mere glance at litigation dockets will show a variety of parties (some private and some governmental bodies) filing lawsuits, alleging, among other...more

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California Considers Endangered Species Protection for Burrowing Owls - 2024 Land Use, Environmental & Natural Resources Update

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On March 5, 2024, six conservation groups filed a petition with the California Fish and Game Commission (the Commission) to request the implementation of legal protections for five populations of the western burrowing owl...more

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CSA Update Guidance on ESG-Related Investment Fund Disclosure

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The Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) have released a revised version of their previous guidance on investment fund disclosure relating to environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) matters (the “Notice”). The...more

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ANP Approves Studies Of Pre-Salt Blocks - (Strategic Calender Of Geological And Economic Evaluations)

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On May 16, 2024, the Board of Directors of the Brazilian National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels’s (ANP) approved geo-economic studies relating to four pre-salt blocks: (i) Rodocrosita; (ii) Cerussita; (iii)...more

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California Water Board Adopts Direct Potable Reuse Regulations to Increase Water Supply - 2024 Land Use, Environmental & Natural...

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California Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent executive order, calling on state agencies to create a comprehensive Water Resilience Portfolio, has set goals for recycling at least 800,000 acre-feet of water per year by 2030 and...more

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Worried About the WEC?: EPA Finalizes New Oil and Gas GHG Reporting Rules that Will Directly Impact How the Waste Emissions Charge...

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On May 14, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published the final version of its revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (“GHGRP”) regulations for the oil and gas sector, often referred to as...more

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Changes to the California Environmental Quality Act Enacted in 2023 - 2024 Land Use, Environmental & Natural Resources Update

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This article summarizes some of the most significant amendments to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that were enacted in 2023. Some housing laws that relate to CEQA are discussed in the article, “Recently...more

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