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On May 14, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published the final version of its revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (“GHGRP”) regulations for the oil and gas sector, often referred to as “Subpart W.”

V&E Environmental Update

May 28, 2024
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a host of new requirements for fossil-fueled power plants, including new source performance standards (“NSPS”) for new and modified coal- and gas-fired plants and emission guidelines for existing coal-fired plants.

V&E Environmental Update

May 9, 2024
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This program will highlight what you need to know about how these new rules intersect, new compliance and enforcement risks, and how to plan now for operations and upcoming transactions.
March 13, 2024
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a host of new obligations for upstream and midstream oil and gas owners and operators.

V&E Environmental Update

March 8, 2024
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Last week, the Governor of New Mexico signed House Bill 41 (“HB 41”) into law, establishing the Clean Fuel Standard (“CFS”), which, similar to programs in California, Oregon, and Washington, focuses on reducing the carbon intensity of transportation fuels.

V&E Environmental Update

February 20, 2024
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ExxonMobil (“Exxon”) filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Sunday, January 21, 2024, seeking a declaratory judgment to exclude a shareholder proposal from its proxy statement pursuant to Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Rule 14a-8”) and not present the proposal for a vote at its 2024 annual shareholder meeting.

V&E SEC Update | Originally Published January 22, 2024

February 2, 2024
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On January 30, 2024, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and five co-plaintiffs representing a coalition of business groups filed a lawsuit against the state of California seeking to block the state’s new landmark climate disclosure laws.

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February 1, 2024
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On November 16, 2023, the Department of Energy (“DOE”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NOPR”) that would amend DOE’s regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) to add a categorical exclusion for certain energy storage systems and revise existing categorical exclusions for solar photovoltaic (“PV”) facilities and for upgrades and rebuilds of transmission lines on previously disturbed or developed land.

November 22, 2023
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Welcome to Vinson & Elkins’ Securities and ESG Updates. Our aim is to provide insights into notable developments in securities reporting and the environmental, social and governance space over the quarter.

October 12, 2023
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As public companies anticipate the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) final climate disclosure rules, which are expected to be released sometime fourth quarter of 2023, California has beaten the federal government to the punch.

V&E Environmental Update | Originally Published September 27, 2023

October 11, 2023
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Carbon capture and sequestration (“CCS”) projects represent a critical pillar in many companies’ strategies to navigate the low-carbon transition.

V&E Environmental Update

September 21, 2023
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In a concerted effort to meet the Biden administration’s aggressive carbon-reduction goals, the Department of Energy (“DOE”) unveiled a pre-publication copy of a forthcoming proposed rule on August 10, 2023, aimed at fast-tracking the development of high-voltage electric transmission facilities.

V&E Energy Update

August 16, 2023