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Category "Environmental, Energy and Climate Change Law & Regulation"

White House’s Council on Environmental Quality Issues Final Guidance on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Consideration under NEPA

The White House’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the federal entity with responsibility for implementation [...]

Fifth Circuit Stays EPA’s Texas and Oklahoma Clean Air Act Rule State of Texas et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ___F.3d___, Case No. 16-60118 (5th Cir. July 15, 2016).

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Final [...]

California Cap-and-Trade Auction Falls Far Short, Delivering Blow to State Revenue and High Speed Rail Financing

The quarterly auction in California’s cap-and-trade market for greenhouse gases, conducted May 18, 2016, fell [...]

Ninth Circuit Finds Local Controversy Exception Met In Dispute Over Groundwater Contamination

On May 5, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the [...]