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Montana District Court Vacates EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) “Secret Science” rule establishing new standards for consideration of certain “pivotal” scientific studies, which was slated to go into effect on Jan. 6 of this year, has been vacated and remanded by the U.S. District ...


Licensing Green Technology Can Boost India’s Economy

During lockdown, Delhi, one of the world’s most polluted cities, enjoyed some of the freshest air that the capital has seen in decades. Having witnessed the benefits of eliminating pollution from their cities, politicians the world over are talking about “building back better” in ...


We Don’t Have to Wait for Real-Time Markets to Bid Renewable Power Onto the Grid

Growing the amount of renewable power that’s available on the grid is equally as crucial for the energy transition as the ability to generate power from renewable sources. Fossil fuels continue to have the advantage because of market-bidding protocols that place their power on wholesale ...


A Big Year for Transformational Change

The passing of 2020 is a great relief to many. The new year allows us to review not just the tremendous loss of life from the pandemic, but to consider the state of the global energy system. Despite the virus, 2020 was a great year for climate commitments. While COP26, the UN Climate Change ...


Bird Policy Prepares for Another Migration With New Administration

The Trump administration’s final rule interpreting the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) to not prohibit the incidental take (accidental injury or death) of migratory birds recently hatched. But with the Biden administration taking the regulatory reins on Jan. 20, 2021, this lame-duck ...


Biden Presidency Promises Change for Power Industry

As we get closer to the presidential inauguration, and with President-elect Biden’s announcement of his Cabinet picks for the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of the Interior (Interior), we begin the inevitable hypothesizing about which ...