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  • July 22, 2024

    Keeping Up With Carbon Capture Policy In The US And EU

    Recent regulatory moves from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the European Commission in the carbon capture, sequestration and storage space are likely to further encourage the owners and operators of fossil fuel-fired power plants to make decisions on shutdowns or reconfiguration to meet the expanding requirements, say Inosi Nyatta and Silvia Brünjes at Sullivan & Cromwell.

  • July 22, 2024

    Biofuel Groups Back EPA Fuel Regs In DC Circuit Fight

    Several biofuel trade groups are urging the D.C. Circuit to reject arguments the oil and fuel industry and environmentalists are making in challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's renewable fuel blending requirements.

  • July 22, 2024

    Fried Frank, Skadden Steer $2B Sale Of Dover's ESG Biz

    Manufacturing conglomerate Dover Corp., advised by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, on Monday announced plans to sell its Environmental Solutions Group business to Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson-led manufacturing company Terex Corp. for $2 billion in cash.

  • July 19, 2024

    Utility, Attys 'Colluded' On $178M Ore. Wildfire Deal, Court Told

    Berkshire Hathaway-owned utility PacifiCorp is facing allegations from plaintiffs firms that it "colluded" with a trio of other law firms to reach a "paltry" $178 million settlement with survivors of deadly Oregon wildfires allegedly sparked by the utility's equipment, according to a filing in Oregon state court.

  • July 19, 2024

    More Airwaves Needed For Power Grid Upgrades, FCC Told

    Power companies are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to help free up more spectrum for utilities, telling the agency that opening up spectrum currently committed to public safety use could be a win-win.

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