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Blue Bonds Floated, Adding The Latest Color To The Sustainability Finance Palette Wheel
Following the inaugural sovereign blue bond1 issuance by the Republic of Seychelles last October, there have been two recent blue bond announcements.
United States
22 May 2019
SEC Petitioned For An ESG Disclosure Rulemaking
On October 1, 2018, a public petition (Petition) was filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a rulemaking on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure
United States
15 Oct 2018
America's Latest Legal Export—Climate Change Disclosure Litigation
On August 2, 2018, ClientEarth, a nonprofit environmental law organization based in London, Brussels, Warsaw and Beijing, filed three separate complaints with the UK FCA against three different UK insurance companies:
United States
31 Aug 2018
US EPA Takes First Steps to Address GHG Emissions from Aircraft Engines
On June 10, 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator proposed to find that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from certain classes of engines used in aircraft contribute to the air pollution that causes climate change and that endangers public health and welfare under section 231(a) of the Clean Air Act.
United States
11 Jun 2015
Obama Administration and Five US States Sign Memorandum Promising Greater Collaboration Regarding Offshore Wind Energy Development In The Great Lakes
Following the precedent of the Obama administration’s Smart from the Start initiative to speed offshore wind energy development off the Atlantic Coast
United States
5 Apr 2012
US Department of the Interior Releases Draft Environmental Assessment for Designated Wind Energy Areas Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia
The US Secretary of the Interior previously announced a "Smart From the Start" initiative for Atlantic offshore wind development that is anticipated to dramatically reduce timelines for related environmental permitting.
United States
22 Jul 2011
Good and Bad News for Carbon Capture and Storage in Illinois
There has been both good and bad news for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Illinois recently with two separate and significant positive developments and one negative development.
United States
20 Aug 2010
Department of Energy Issues New Loan Guarantee Solicitations
The Department of Energy (DOE) issued two anticipated loan guarantee program solicitations on July 29, 2009, regarding (i) projects that employ innovative energy efficiency, renewable energy and advanced transmission and distribution technologies and (ii) electric power transmission infrastructure investment projects.
United States
4 Aug 2009
Recent Department of Energy Funding Opportunity Announcements for Clean Coal Power, Industrial CO2 Capture and Sequestration and CO2 Beneficial Use
The Department of Energy (DOE) has released three anticipated funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) since June 3, 2009, regarding (i) site characterization for CO2 geologic sequestration (the Site FOA), (ii) industrial CO2 capture and sequestration and beneficial use of CO2 (the Industrial FOA), and (iii) an amendment of an earlier FOA for Round 3 of the DOE’s Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI) that increases the funding available for it by approximately $800 million (the CCPI FOA).
United States
17 Jun 2009
New US Wind Events Confirmation Template Published
When a tornado or hurricane whips through a community such as Mena, the small Arkansas town affected by a tornado last month, in addition to the human toll, property losses can mount quickly.
United States
26 May 2009
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