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When It Rains, It Pours: New Jersey's Proposed 'Rain Tax'
The so-called Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act (Assembly Bill A2694; Senate Bill 1073), which was passed by the New Jersey Legislature on January 31, currently awaits Gov. Murphy's signature.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan Stayed
By a vote of 5 to 4 late Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court issued a stay of implementation of the Clean Power Plan until pending legal challenges to the CPP are resolved.
United States
12 Feb 2016
EPA Proposes Clean Power Plan
Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Clean Power Plan, which requires a 30 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants by 2030.
United States
4 Jun 2014
EPA Advances Climate Change Agenda With Proposed CO2 Emission Standards For New Power Plants
As part of a continuing effort to address climate change, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has released a revised proposed rule seeking to significantly reduce carbon dioxide ("CO2") emissions from all new coal- and natural gas-fired power plants.
United States
25 Sep 2013
Supreme Court Halts Federal Greenhouse Gas Nuisance Claims
The United States Supreme Court recently held that federal common law claims relating to greenhouse gas emissions from large power plants were displaced by the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. American Electric Power Company, Inc. v. Connecticut, No. 10-174, Slip Op. (June 20, 2011) ("AEP").
United States
5 Jul 2011
Climate Change Update
Federal regulatory and legislative initiatives regarding climate change continue to roll out. During the month of May, EPA moved forward with rules regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman unveiled the proposed "American Power Act," a renewed effort at national climate change legislation.
United States
1 Jun 2010
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