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|Update on California's Climate Change Programs and Litigation|
Daniel L. Corbett, Thomas M. Donnelly; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015Compliance Offset Credits. Under California's cap-and-trade program, the California Air Resource Board ("CARB") awards offset credits to operators of qualifying projects that generate greenhouse gas ("GHG") emission reductions. These credits can be sold to regulated entities to...
|Obama Administration Announces Planned Rules to Control Methane from Oil and Gas Production Sources|
Casey F. Bradford, Simon P. Hansen, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On January 14, 2015, the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") announced plans to propose new standards to control methane emissions from new and modified—but not existing—oil and natural gas production sources. The future regulation is projected...
|California Courts Shelve San Diego's Transportation Plan for Failing to Address Climate Change Impacts|
Daniella A. Einik; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On November 24, 2014, the California Court of Appeal held that the San Diego Association of Governments' ("SANDAG") environmental impact report ("EIR") for its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy failed to comply with the California Environmental...
|Nebraska Supreme Court Clears Roadblock for Keystone XL Pipeline Project|
John H. Grady; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On January 9, 2015, the Nebraska Supreme Court upheld former Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman's approval of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline route, removing a roadblock frequently cited by President Obama as part of his hesitation to sign a bill approving the project. The proposed...
|D.C. Circuit Considers Motions to Govern Future Proceedings in Light of Supreme Court's Decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA|
Jane Borthwick Story; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015As previously reported in the Summer 2014 issue of The Climate Report, on June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held that (i) the Clean Air Act ("CAA") does not compel the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions under either the Prevention of Significant...
|The Solar Energy Compensation Debate Continues in 2015|
Gerald P. Farano; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015The ongoing advance of distributed photovoltaic ("PV") solar power generation in the U.S. continues to stoke debate regarding how residential PV customers should be compensated for feeding power back into the grid.
|Federal Circuit Addresses Jurisdiction to Review Stay Orders in Covered Business Method Reviews |
Gregory A. Castanias, Calvin P. Griffith, Tharan Gregory Lanier, Sasha Mayergoyz; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 2015In Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., a 2¿1 decision issued on April 1, 2015, the Federal Circuit held that it lacked jurisdiction to hear an appeal from a denial of a motion to stay a district court action pending the institution of covered business method reviews...
|EU Classification and Labeling Rules for Mixtures Effective June 2015|
Ales Bartl, Gyongyi David, Francoise S. Labrousse, Holger Neumann, Ursula Schliessner; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015On June 1, 2015, new rules take effect for the classification and labeling ("C&L") of hazardous chemicals and mixtures distributed in the European Union ("EU").
|Key Parameters Set for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Regarding Iran's Nuclear Program, but Critical Implementation Steps Remain Subject to Agreement|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Michael P. Gurdak, Harriet Territt; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015On April 2, 2015, the United States, United Kingdom, China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the European Union, and the Islamic Republic of Iran reached an agreement on the key parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ("JCPOA") that was described as "a...
|Common Misconceptions Regarding CFIUS and the CFIUS Process|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Noel J. Francisco, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other forms of investment by foreign persons in the United States continue to increase in the current global economy. The concept of national security and its tie to economic security in these types of transactions has been confirmed, and that tie was...