Publications

Proposed Changes to Effluent Limit Guidelines for Steam Electric Power Generating Facilities
FERC Proposes the First Comprehensive Reform of its PURPA Regulations Since 1980: Renewables Under the Gun?
Oregon Adopts Renewable Natural Gas Portfolio Standards
U.S. Department of Energy Withdraws Expanded General Service Lamp Definition and Refuses to Impose Backstop Efficiency Standard
Ninth Circuit Strikes a Blow for PURPA: Winding Creek Solar LLC. v. Peterman
New Oregon Legislation Revs the Engine for Electric Vehicle Adoption
Maryland High Court Finds State Authority to Approve Renewable Energy Projects Preempts Local Zoning Authority
Washington Agencies Initiate Rulemaking Processes for Implementing Washington's New Clean Energy Legislation
Virginia Regulators Considering Amendments to Rules for 150 Megawatt Solar Projects
New Washington Legislation Drives Energy Conservation in Commercial Buildings
New Washington Legislation Steps on the Electric Vehicle Accelerator
U.S. Supreme Court Increases Protection for Confidential Business Information Shared With The Federal Government
Washington Clean Energy Transformation Act Establishes Aggressive Mandates for Grid Decarbonization and Renewable Energy Production
New York State Passes Sweeping Climate Legislation That Could Affect Nearly All Sectors
Seattle's Energy Efficiency as a Service Pilot Program Promises Major Benefits for Building Owners, Utilities, and Conservation
Washington UTC Finalizes New PURPA Rules Creating New Opportunities for Renewable Energy Developers
Executive Orders Aim to Streamline Energy Infrastructure Projects 
EPA Announces Plan to Classify Wood-Based Power as Carbon Neutral
Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Indirect” Discharges Require NPDES Permits
Will EPA ‘ACE’ Its Attempt to Replace the Clean Power Plan? A Deeper Dive into EPA’s Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule
Pair of Clean Water Act Decisions Creates Circuit Split over Discharges to Groundwater
Petitions Seek Supreme Court Review of Fourth and Ninth Circuit Decisions That Could Expand the CWA’s NPDES Program
Climate Regulation: United States
EPA Proposes Repeal of Clean Power Plan
Texas and Louisiana Brace for Hurricane Harvey
President Trump Announces Withdrawal from Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Virginia Begins Development of Cap-and-Trade Program for Electric Power Sector
EPA Initiates Reviews of Three Clean Air Act Regulations Following President Trump’s Executive Order
EPA’s Plan to Implement Trump’s Proposed Budget Signals Massive Change
New Executive Order Creates a Changed Climate for Climate Change and Energy