• compass
    August 3, 2016
    CEQ's new guidance on greenhouse gases in NEPA leaves much work to be done.
  • VLCC
    August 1, 2016
    When does a regulatory permission *cause* augmented GHG emissions from the expansion of fossil fuel markets? The D.C. Circuit seems to think it never does—at least for NEPA.
  • CapeWindSite_251254
    July 8, 2016
    The D.C. Circuit’s “insufficient data” remand this week shows just how fouled up the mother of all offshore windfarm projects has become in the tethers of NEPA. But did Judge Randolph’s opinion play fair with the government’s case?
  • GSG
    June 13, 2016
    In reversing the lower court, a panel of the Ninth Circuit just laid down the law about suppositions and extrapolations instead of hard data. Where wildlife impacts are concerned, the message is simple: it doesn’t suffice for NEPA purposes.
  • Sheringham_Shoal_Wind_Farm_2012
    June 8, 2016
    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s 352 page Environmental Assessment of plans to lease space off the New York coast was just released for comment. Better hurry with your comments: it’s going to be a long wait.