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V&E Climate Change Report - Special Issue: EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas NSPS
01/14/2014
January 2014 - Issue 21
On September 20, 2013, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy signed a proposal to establish new source performance standards (NSPS) for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from power plants.

V&E Climate Change Report
06/19/2013
June 2013 - Issue 20
In this issue: A Favorable Climate at the U.S. Supreme Court for Challenges to Greenhouse Gas Regulation?; Rejection of Backloading Proposals: What Is the Future for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme?; EPA Releases Climate Change Adaptation Plan; and more.

V&E Climate Change Report
11/29/2012
November 2012 - Issue 19

V&E Climate Change Report
06/12/2012
June 12, 2012 - Issue 18
In this issue: Has the New Dawn of Solar Finally Arrived in the Middle East?; The Federal Nexus in EPA GHG Permitting: Additional Burdens on Permit Applicants; Mexico Passes Climate Change Legislation; and more.

V&E Climate Change Report
02/10/2012
February 10, 2012 — Issue 17
In this issue: Litigation Challenging EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations: D.C. Circuit Oral Argument Preview; Coloring the Dragon Green: GHG Emissions Control in the PRC; Greenhouse Gas PSD Permitting: 2011 in Review; and more.

For Now, Durban Platform Is Just a Stepping Stone
01/08/2012
First published in Law360, January 4, 2012
Although it was scheduled to end on Dec. 9, 2011, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) carried on for two extra days and reached a deal that surprised many observers.

Surprising Deal Reached at UN Climate Change Negotiations in Durban
12/12/2011
V&E Climate Change E-communication, December 12, 2011
Although scheduled to end on December 9, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change carried on for two extra days and reached a deal that surprised many observers on Sunday. 

Overview of Litigation Challenging EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations
12/01/2011
First published in The Section of Litigation Enegy Litigation Committee, American Bar Association, Vol. 10, No. 3, Summer 201
In the last two years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a series of regulations targeting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the Clean Air Act.

V&E Climate Change Report
11/02/2011
November 2, 2011 — Issue 16

Climate Change: Legislative and Regulatory Updates 2011
07/20/2011
First published in the V&E Climate Change Report, June 7, 2011
Updates about challenges to EPA’s Endangerment Finding, a delay in the 2010 deadline for GHG reporting, and more.

Is There a Future for the CDM?
07/18/2011
First published in the V&E Climate Change Report, June 7, 2011
This article explains recent developments in both the international climate change negotiations and the rules of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System and evaluates the potential future of certified emission reductions.

California Delays Cap-and-Trade Compliance to 2013
06/30/2011
V&E Climate Change Updates E-communication, June 30, 2011
In a June 29, 2011 hearing before the California Senate Select Committee on Environment, Economy & Climate Change, California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chairwoman Mary Nichols announced a delay in California’s proposed cap-and-trade program.

The Trouble With Atmospheric Public Trust Claims
06/22/2011
First published in Law360, June 2, 2011
Earlier this month, Wild Earth Advocates and various children-plaintiffs filed complaints in federal and state courts alleging that government officials have breached their public trust duties by failing to protect the atmosphere from the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions and resulting climate change. 

Lawsuit Jeopardizes California’s 2012 Cap-and-Trade Start Date
06/09/2011
First published in the V&E Climate Change Report, June 7, 2011
California continues to roll out measures to address greenhouse gas emissions in the state, but a key provision — the cap-and-trade program — was put on hold by a recent court order.

V&E Climate Change Report
06/07/2011
June 7, 2011 — Issue 15

Dynamic Property Rights: The Public Trust Doctrine and Takings in a Changing Climate
05/06/2011
First published by Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 30 No. 1, February 2011
 Adaptation to the impacts of climate change will present a number of complex legal problems.

Overview of Litigation Challenging EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations
04/11/2011
Published in the V&E Climate Change Report, February 21, 2011
The EPA has issued a series of regulations targeting greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. Just as those regulations have been broad in scope, so are the legal challenges they face 

A Review of EPA’s PSD and Title V Permitting Guidance for Greenhouse Gases
04/06/2011
First published in V&E Climate Change Report, February 21, 2011
In November 2010, EPA issued (Guidance) addressing Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V permitting requirements for greenhouse gases. 

2010: EPA Completes Its First Major Greenhouse Gas Rulemaking Initiatives
04/04/2011
First published in V&E Climate Change Report, February 21, 2011 
Questions about whether and how greenhouse gases may be regulated under the Clean Air Act have never been more pressing or public. 

EPA Extends GHG Reporting Deadline to September 30, 2011
03/24/2011
V&E Climate Change E-communication, March 24, 2011
In a direct final rule released on Thursday, March 17, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will extend the deadline for the submission of greenhouse gas emissions reports required under the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule (“Mandatory Reporting Rule” or MRR) for the 2010 compliance year to September 30, 2011.

V&E Climate Change Report
02/21/2011
February 21, 2011, Issue 14 

The Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Are You Ready?
01/27/2011
V&E Climate Change Client Communication, January 27, 2011
On December 30, 2010, the Subpart W of the EPA’s Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule (MRR) went into effect. Subpart W will require entities in the oil and gas industry exceeding certain emissions thresholds to monitor and report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the EPA. 


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