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National Emissions Trading System in Germany: Government approves new Carbon Leakage rules

The German federal government has adopted the so-called Carbon Leakage Ordinance on 31 March 2021. The ordinance aims at providing financial relief for companies impacted by the German...

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Stepping back to move forward: Biden Administration brings back the Social Cost of Carbon and other greenhouse gases

On Friday, February 26, the Biden Administration’s newly-resurrected Interagency Working Group on Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases (IWG) announced new values for three specific metrics ...

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EPA announces updated vehicle and engine tampering policy
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a long-awaited update to its enforcement policy on vehicle and engine tampering and aftermarket parts.

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CARB announces changes to aftermarket part exemption procedures
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On December 2, 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) issued a notice advising of the 15-day public comment period for the revised “Procedure for the Exemption of Add-On and...

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Environmental Law outlook under a Biden Administration

The Biden administration, now set to take office in January 2021, will face unprecedented challenges. These challenges, including the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump’s legal...

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The future of public lands under the Biden Administration

President-elect Biden will assume office in January, 2021, with a divided nation, the global coronavirus pandemic, and a domestic energy market in a distressed state. The new administration ...

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Former interior official outlines energy consensus path

Having worked as a legal practitioner in the U.S. Department of the Interior during the Obama administration, Hilary Tompkins appreciates the adversity among various energy policy...

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General environmental recommendations: industrial operations during the COVID-19 pandemic (Mexico)
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In terms of environmental compliance and obligations, the federal authorities are yet to issue any official communications related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including those related to the...

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Japan's path to decarbonisation
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In its latest strategic energy plan, released in July 2018, the Fifth Strategic Energy plan, the Government of Japan confirmed its overall goal of decarbonising Japan’s energy mix by...

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