Publications

D.C. Rejects Routine FERC Practice of Tolling Rehearing, Forcing Drastic Changes in FERC Practice
Supreme Court Rules U.S. Forest Service Can Grant Pipeline Right-of-Way Under Appalachian Trail
FERC Adopts New Rules for Pipeline Certificate Orders to Address Concerns of D.C. Circuit
President Trump Orders Expanded Use of Emergency Powers to Streamline Infrastructure
Virginia Clean Economy Act Requires Extensive New Clean Energy Measures
Federal Court Nullifies Clean Water Act General Permit for Pipelines and Other Linear Projects
New York Approves $3 Billion 2020 Conservation Bond Act
Key Takeaways:
Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association
EPA Proposes Big Changes to the EAB Permit Appeals Process
NMFS Seeks to Streamline Aquaculture Permitting While a Washington Federal Court Interjects Caution
Déjà Vu: EPA, Army Corps Take First Step to Redefine “Waters of the U.S.”
California Supreme Court Clarifies When Zoning Ordinance Amendments Trigger CEQA Review
Maryland Establishes Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting
NC to Regulate the Decommissioning of Renewable Projects and Managing End-of-Life Equipment
Virginia Regulators Considering Amendments to Rules for 150 Megawatt Solar Projects
U.S. Forest Service Proposes to Revise NEPA Regulations
Supreme Court Overrules Requirement that Takings Claims be Filed in State Court
Executive Orders Aim to Streamline Energy Infrastructure Projects 
Maryland Legislators Propose Raising State’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50%
CEQA Guidelines Receive Update, Climate Change Drives Major Amendments
Offshore Wind Advances, BOEM Extends Comment Deadline for Vineyard Wind
NRDC Files Court Challenge to Revived NSR Rule Almost a Decade After EPA First Published Its Project Aggregation Rule
California Supreme Court Finds Fresno County EIR Deficient
“WOTUS”: A Tale of Two Rules While Litigation and Rulemaking Continue