Hazardous Waste Recycling Regulations – the Latest Chapter

By | Energy Business Law | December 17, 2014
Hazardous Waste Recycling Regulations – the Latest Chapter

“A long time ago in a [May 19, 1980 Federal Register] far, far away [or so it seems],” the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared its authority to regulate all hazardous secondary material, whether discarded or reused, under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and that it would exercise its authority to promote properly conducted waste reclamation. 

Top Ten Issues for Developers and Lenders Under the Ontario Power Authority Large Renewable Procurement I Contract

By | Canadian Energy Perspectives | December 13, 2014

Following our recent blog posting on the release of the Ontario Power Authority (“OPA”) Draft LRP I RFP, LRP I Contract and draft Prescribed Forms released on November 17, 2014 here, we continue the tradition of year-end lists to bring our top ten issues under the draft LRP I Contract (the “Contract”).

EU Leaders to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 40% by 2030

By | E2 Law Blog | December 12, 2014
EU Leaders to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 40% by 2030

European Union (EU) leaders recently reached agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030 as compared with 1990 levels. The leaders also agreed a binding, at the EU level, target to obtain at least 27 percent of the EU’s energy from renewable sources by 2030 and a voluntary target to cut energy use by at least 27 percent as against baseline levels.