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Sustainability Outlook European Union – February 2022

Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy. This month’s edition includes the following: European Commission presents controversial rules on the sustainability of nuclear and gas. NGOs challenge Taxonomy criteria for biomass, bio-based plastics and … Continue Reading

Sustainability Outlook European Union – January 2022

Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy. This month’s edition includes the following: France takes over the Council Presidency, vowing to implement European Green Deal. Draft rules on the sustainability of nuclear and … Continue Reading

Department of Energy To Cut Energy Development Regulations; EPA Stays Landfill Rules; Senate To Consider Nominations for DOE, EPA, DOI and Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Regulatory Activity Department of Energy Cutting Energy Development Regulations This follows our earlier report highlighting the Trump Administration’s recent memo with specifics as to how the President expects agencies to carry out his previously issued energy Executive Order (EO) 13783 – “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth”. EO 13783 directs agencies to identify regulations that would … Continue Reading

Zinke, Perry, Pruitt Proceed Out of Committee; Congress Continues to Use CRA to Invalidate Environmental Rules

Legislative Activity Nomination Proceedings The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has advanced the nominations of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to be Secretary of Interior and Governor Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy. Notwithstanding the boycott by the Democratic members of the committee, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee advanced the nomination of … Continue Reading

Senate Energy Bill Still To Clear Hurdles Before Floor Action; Renewables in FAA Reauthorization; Methane on the March

Legislative Action Senate Energy Policy Modernization Act As a result of continued opposition to the Flint water funding package and an off-shore oil revenue amendment, the Senate continues to remain in a holding pattern on floor action for S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016.  Renewables in FAA Reauthorization The Senate prepares for … Continue Reading

US and Europe To Discuss Energy Security; House to Consider Mining, Oil and Gas Issues

Legislative Activity US/Europe Energy Relations On Thursday, November 5, the U.S. House of Representatives and the European Parliament will jointly discuss energy security issues. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold an “Energy Security Roundtable” with European members of the Transatlantic Legislators’ Dialogue. The event will be co-chaired by … Continue Reading

Senate to Consider Nominations for Departments of Energy and Interior; New Proposed Rule Regarding Oil and Gas Removed From Federal Lands

Regulatory Activity Oil and Gas The Department of the Interior has issued a Proposed Rule to establish “minimum standards for accurate measurement and proper reporting of all gas removed or sold from Federal and Indian leases.” The proposal excludes the Osage Tribe. Comments are due December 14. Legislative Activity This Week’s Hearings: On Tuesday, October … Continue Reading

House To Move Comprehensive Energy and Crude Oil Exports; Oversight of Animas and Gulf of Mexico; EPA and Interior to Extend Deadlines on GHG and Oil and Gas

Legislative Activity House “Comprehensive” Energy Bill and Crude Oil Export Legislation The leadership of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce is expected to put forth a new version of its comprehensive energy bill this week on Tuesday, and will likely hold a full committee markup of the legislation on Thursday. In addition, the Committee … Continue Reading
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