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Cross-Border Renewable Energy Projects: Sustainable Development and Investor Protection

Cross-border renewable energy development is a rapidly growing share of the more than $200 billion per year renewable energy industry. Balancing the interests of investors seeking regulatory certainty with the interests of states in environmental protection is a significant source of potential conflict. In a joint publication by two committees in the ABA Section of Environment, … Continue Reading

GT Air Update – Part II

By Adam Silverman. In part II of our Air Update we address the following recent developments related to the regulation of greenhouse gases: Massachusetts became the ninth—and most recent—state to adopt stricter air standards under the RGGI.  We wrote about New York’s adaptation earlier this year. European Parliament froze the number of pollution allowances in … Continue Reading

Considering the Challenges facing Asian Nations’ Moves to Develop Shale Gas Resources

From Marc Davies, Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia, and Jennifer Tomsen, Greenberg Traurig Houston Asian nations hold almost a quarter of the world’s technically recoverable shale gas reserves, and are pushing to develop those resources. However, the race to develop shale gas in Asia, which some have likened to a gold rush, has begun to feel more … Continue Reading