Laws & Regulations

"Biden’s Greenhouse Gas Climate-Cost Rules Restored, for Now"

"The federal appeals court in New Orleans on Wednesday granted the White House’s request to temporarily let federal agencies use Biden’s new cost-benefit analysis rules, which aim to slow climate change by making activities that emit greenhouse gases sharply more expensive."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 03/17/2022

SEC Plans To Force Public Companies To Disclose Greenhouse Emissions

"The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to require all publicly traded companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and the climate risks their businesses face, part of the Biden administration’s broader push to force the private sector to reckon with the dangers of a warming world."

Source: Washington Post, 03/16/2022

"Court: Duke Can’t Make Customers Pay Coal-Ash Cleanup Costs"

"Indiana’s biggest utility can’t make its customers pay more than $200 million in costs related to cleaning up its toxic coal ash, according to a ruling Thursday from the Indiana Supreme Court."

Source: Indianapolis Star, 03/15/2022

"UN Gathering Gears Up For Push To Save Planet’s Biodiversity"

"Nearly all the world’s countries kicked off a U.N.-backed meeting Monday aimed at preventing the loss of biodiversity — seen as critical to avoiding the extinction of many vulnerable species, the emergence of pathogens like the coronavirus, and the damage to both lives and livelihoods of people around the world, Indigenous peoples in particular."

Source: AP, 03/15/2022


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