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|EPA Coal Ash Rule Will Foster Citizen Suits|
John B. King; Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.;
May 4, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015EPA has issued its final rule regarding the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs). After seeking comments on whether to regulate CCRs as a hazardous or solid waste, it decided to regulate CCRs as a solid waste under subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), issuing...
|FERC Release Schedule for Environmental Review of Proposed Magnolia LNG Project|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
May 1, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015FERC has released its schedule for environmental review of the proposed Magnolia LNG export terminal at Lake Charles, La., and the proposed Lake Charles Expansion interconnected pipeline project. FERC plans to release its final environmental impact statement covering both projects on November 16,...
|Decision Stayed Again on Oregon LNG Project's Consistency with the State Coastal Management Program|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (OLCD) has entered into an agreement with Oregon LNG to further extend the deadline by which OLCD must review Oregon LNG’s certification that its proposed bidirectional LNG terminal project in Warrenton, Ore. is consistent with...
|Ontario Unveils Plan to Join Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap-and-Trade System|
Michael R. Barrett, Thomas W. McInerney; Bennett Jones LLP;
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015 On the eve of a provincial premiers summit on climate change, the Ontario Government has announced it is joining with Quebec and California in a greenhouse gas ("GHG") cap-and-trade system. Ontario, Quebec and California are members of the Western Climate Initiative and represent a carbon...
|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...
|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...
|Council on Environmental Quality Proposes Draft Guidance on GHG and Climate Change Consideration in NEPA Disclosures|
Greg S. Martin; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On December 18, 2014, the Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ") released a new draft guidance on when and how federal agencies should consider the effects of GHG emissions and climate change in their reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA"). This likely...
|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...
|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...
|Shareholder Resolutions Pressure Corporations to Disclose Plans for Climate Change|
Sarah Jean Fox; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015A large coalition of shareholders in several energy companies has recently published resolutions focused on provoking corporate responses to climate change. In early 2015, 150 investors in BP Plc ("BP") and Royal Dutch Shell Plc ("Shell") published resolutions with the two...