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On April 6, 2017, a California appellate court lifted one of those clouds of uncertainty, issuing a 2-1 decision that preserves the state’s landmark cap-and-trade program – at least through 2020.

On April 14, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued a decision in Emera Maine v. FERC regarding the appropriate return on equity (ROE) for...

On Tuesday March 28, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that takes the first step in rolling back executive actions that had been undertaken by the Obama Administration to address...

Van Ness Fedlman's Malcolm McLellan is presenting at the annual Mid-C Seminar.
Van Ness Feldman's Tadas Kisielius is speaking on recent developments in port management.
Van Ness Feldman's Malcolm McLellan is serving as the Program Co-Chair, and Richard Agnew will be presenting on, "The Trump Administration, New Congress and Energy."
President's proposed FY 2018 Budget would reduce PHMSA funding. PHMSA Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee Meets June 6-7. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow introduce legislation addressing...
On May 23, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. FERC (Riverkeeper). The decision upholds the Federal Energy...
FERC accepted via letter order a petition from NERC and WECC seeking approval of proposed regional reliability standard VAR-501-WECC-3 (Power System Stabilizer) and the associated implementation...
Van Ness Feldman's Molly Lawrence and Tadas Kisielius are presenting at the annual ELUL Section Midyear Conference.
Lead by Senator Landrieu, Van Ness Feldman Assists Jazz Fest in Bringing Cuban Musicians to New Orleans.
PHMSA announces increased maximum federal civil penalties. FY2017 Spending Bill increases PHMSA funding. PHMSA's proposed revision to information collection request for the National Pipeline...
FERC issued a letter order approving proposed Reliability Standards IRO-002-5 (Reliability Coordination - Monitoring and Analysis) and TOP-001-4 (Transmission Operations). The Reliability...
Northwest Land Matters provides insights and discussion on the latest developments, industry news, and legislation affecting the land use, real estate, and environmental industries in the...
The firm welcomed children of its employees for a fun filled day of learning about daily life at Van Ness Feldman.

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On May 23, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. FERC (Riverkeeper). The decision upholds the Federal Energy...
On April 28, 2017, President Donald J. Trump—flanked by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Representative Donald Young, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, and others—signed an Executive...
Conservation easements are legal agreements that restrict property use for ecological, open space, farmland preservation, or other similar purposes, typically "in perpetuity" (which means...
On April 14, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued a decision in Emera Maine v. FERC regarding the appropriate return on equity (ROE) for...
On April 6, 2017, a California appellate court lifted one of those clouds of uncertainty, issuing a 2-1 decision that preserves the state's landmark cap-and-trade program – at least through...
On Tuesday March 28, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that takes the first step in rolling back executive actions that had been undertaken by the Obama Administration to address...

Updates

President's proposed FY 2018 Budget would reduce PHMSA funding. PHMSA Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee Meets June 6-7. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow introduce legislation addressing...
FERC accepted via letter order a petition from NERC and WECC seeking approval of proposed regional reliability standard VAR-501-WECC-3 (Power System Stabilizer) and the associated implementation...
PHMSA announces increased maximum federal civil penalties. FY2017 Spending Bill increases PHMSA funding. PHMSA's proposed revision to information collection request for the National Pipeline...
FERC issued a letter order approving proposed Reliability Standards IRO-002-5 (Reliability Coordination - Monitoring and Analysis) and TOP-001-4 (Transmission Operations). The Reliability...
Northwest Land Matters provides insights and discussion on the latest developments, industry news, and legislation affecting the land use, real estate, and environmental industries in the...
Van Ness Feldman is home to the premier hydropower law practice in the United States and to one of the largest and most experienced teams of attorneys available.
Van Ness Feldman partners Bob Christin, Paul Korman, and Michael Pincus were published in the most recent edition of the Energy Law Journal.
On January 25, 2017, the Growth Management Hearings Board (GMHB) issued a decision overturning a Snohomish County sewer plan amendment, related to the ongoing controversy surrounding a proposed...
Van Ness Feldman's Chuck Sensiba and Sharon White discuss the EPA's Water Transfer Rule in a featured article in The Water Report.
John Buchovecky, Matt Love and Darsh Singh have authored an overview on geothermal regulations in the United States.
During a routine daily inspection on October 23, 2015, Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) employees discovered a gas leak at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility located in the...
David Yaffe Explores the Implications of Recent Supreme Court decisions and State Efforts to Address the Changing Electric Regulatory Landscape.
Michael Pincus explores the rise in legal challenges in relation to natural gas infrastructure development.
Mike Swiger, John Clements and Sharon White examine expedited trial-type hearings in relation to the hydroelectric licensing process.
Senator Mary Landrieu explores what 2016 may hold for energy legislation.
Kyle Danish co-authored, with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Rhodium Group, a commentary on the legal and market implications of the Supreme Court's Clean Power Plan...
Joe Nelson and Jordan Smith Provide Insight on the Proposed Revised ESA Designation Process.
Van Ness Feldman's T.C. Richmond is a co-author in an article that is part of a special issue on "The National Climate Assessment: Innovations in Science and Engagement."

News

Lead by Senator Landrieu, Van Ness Feldman Assists Jazz Fest in Bringing Cuban Musicians to New Orleans.
The firm welcomed children of its employees for a fun filled day of learning about daily life at Van Ness Feldman.
Janet Anderson, Britt Fleming, Van Smith and David Yaffe Assist in Securing a DOE 202(c) Emergency Order for Client.
Maranda Compton Quoted in Washington Post Regarding Dakota Access Permitting
Shannon Angielski, a Principal in the firm's Government Relations practice and the Executive Director of CURC, announced today that CURC has expanded the scope of their mission and has adopted...
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Events

Van Ness Fedlman's Malcolm McLellan is presenting at the annual Mid-C Seminar.
Van Ness Feldman's Tadas Kisielius is speaking on recent developments in port management.
Van Ness Feldman's Malcolm McLellan is serving as the Program Co-Chair, and Richard Agnew will be presenting on, "The Trump Administration, New Congress and Energy."
Van Ness Feldman's Molly Lawrence and Tadas Kisielius are presenting at the annual ELUL Section Midyear Conference.
Van Ness Feldman's Mona Tandon and Michael Pincus are speaking in this year's EBA Annual Meeting & Conference.
Emily Pitlick Mallen is speaking on recent developments in pipeline certificating proceedings.
The United States Marine Corps has a requirement to conduct research and development on the next generation capability of Improved Solar Panels. These panels will be to support current and...
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) invites bioenergy producers to purchase sugar from CCC. The use of sugar sold by CCC to bioenergy producers is restricted to the production of biofuel...
This Notice solicits applications for allocations of the available amount of national bond volume limitation authority (volume cap) for tribal economic development bonds (Tribal Economic...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has a requirement to procure services that require a range of research skills, which could be called into use to plan, conduct, and...
The AID Demonstration provides funding as an incentive for eligible entities to accelerate the implementation and adoption of innovation in highway transportation. The FHWA will provide AID...
The Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA) funding opportunities support research by faculty members at predominantly undergraduate institutions...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a request for proposals for on-site solar renewable electricity at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama.  The Redstone Arsenal project is a 25-year Power...
The Defense Logistics Agency- Energy will accept offers for the annual delivery of a minimum of 250 GWh of renewable energy and all associated Environmental Attributes consisting of a...
The Department of Veterans Affairs Program Contracting Activity Central (VA-PCAC) is holding an Industry Day for a potential procurement to design and construct a Solar PV and Solar Thermal...
The Government plans to enter into a long term Renewable Energy Supply Agreement (RESA) whereby an Contractor agrees to finance, design, install, operate and maintain a renewable power...
DLA Energy will request competitive proposals for the purchase and delivery of the off-site renewable energy for a 20 year period to Philadelphia Depot Mechanicsburg, Naval Support Activity...
The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the...

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