Monthly Archives: January 2012

EPA Data Shows Power Plants are Top Emitters of Green House Gases in 2010

EPA recently published data from the first mandatory GHG reporting period for nine industry groups associated with stationary fuel combustion and industrial processes.  Direct emitters and suppliers from these groups

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Another Chance To Weigh In On “Sustainability”

EPA’s  National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT) will meet on February 12-14 to  “begin developing recommendations” to EPA  regarding actions that “EPA can take in response to the National Academy of Sciences Report on ‘Incorporating Sustainability

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New Year: New Resources for Renewable Energy Developers

January has already brought several new tools to public and private parties interested in developing renewable energy, both on brownfields/potentially contaminated property and elsewhere.  Here is a quick summary of these new resources:

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Deadline to Register for California’s GHG Cap and Trade Program Nears

The deadline to register for California’s greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program is quickly approaching.  Under California’s new GHG regulation

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Conflict Minerals Final Rule Deadline Postponed Again: SEC Makes it Official

Apparently recognizing that it is no easier to meet its own internal agency deadline than the specified April 2011 statutory promulgation date, the Securities and Exchange Commission missed an end of year 2011 target for releasing a final rule implementing … Continue reading

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