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Insights and Commentary on Global Environmental and Energy Issues

On April 9, Kerri L. Barsh, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice, hosted and presented to visitors from Washington, D.C.’s Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security & Resource Strategy – National Defense University at the firm’s Miami office. Kerri’s presentation focused on key issues and challenges with respect to the environment and climate change

On March 11, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations (Final Regulations) under Section 6417 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), providing rules for the elective payment of applicable credits under Code Section 6417. Section 6417 of the Code allows certain applicable entities, including tax-exempt and government entities (Applicable Entities), to

Greenberg Traurig is proud to be a sponsor and a member of the planning team for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Annual Environmental Law Forum, taking place April 10-11, 2024. As a gathering ground for attorneys in private practice and public service, engineers, consultants, professors, and scientists, this event facilitates learning, networking, exchanging, and debating current

On March 6, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted by a 3-2 vote a series of new and extensive disclosure rules that will require all registered companies, including FPIs, to include detailed climate-related information in their registration statements and periodic reports, and climate-related financial statement metrics in a note to their audited financial

In a rulemaking closely watched by the transloading industry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule on March 1, 2024, updating the Accidental Release Prevention Requirements and Risk Management Program under Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act (RMP). 40 CFR Part 68. (“Transloading” refers to movement of goods and commodities across

The Inflation Reduction Act, Pub. L. No. 117-169, 136 Stat. 1818 (Aug. 16, 2022), among other things creates tax incentives for clean energy development. The IRA enhances those tax credits for energy projects located on a “brownfield.” That enhancement will increase development pressure on “brownfield” sites. There may be some confusion over how “brown” a

Many Superfund practitioners have spent years litigating cases in which a private plaintiff seeks to establish that defendants are liable for costs of responding to a Superfund problem and that they ought to bear some specific equitable share of the total responsibility. Often, the plaintiff has brought the case even though the plaintiff has not

Governor Kathy Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal (the Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Conservation budget bill (A.8808/S.8308)) includes two pivotal energy proposals: the Renewable Action Through Project Interconnection and Deployment Act and the Affordable Gas Transition Act. The Governor is seeking to advance the achievement of the ambitious emissions reduction and renewable energy procurement mandates set

  • Uptick in Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites – This trend is evident both for impacted sites in general and for those formally in the state of Florida’s (EPA) Brownfields Program, which provides economic and regulatory incentives to encourage voluntary cleanup and redevelopment of commercial and industrial sites that are abandoned and underused due to contamination, according to the