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District Court Dismisses Case Challenging Offshore Wind Project
The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted the government’s motion for summary judgment on May 17, 2023, in a case seeking to invalidate agency approvals of the first utility-scale offshore wind project in the United States.
Governor Newsom Proposes CEQA Reform
Governor Gavin Newsom announced an ambitious and wide-ranging plan on May 19 to expedite the development of important infrastructure projects across the state, with the twin goals of building California’s clean energy future to meet its bold climate goals while creating hundreds of thousands of jobs.
The U.S. Tax Credit Evolution
Domestic Content Adder Guidance: Hits and Misses
The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) issued Notice 2023-38 (the Notice) on May 12, 2023, which contains the first rules concerning the domestic content bonus credits for renewable electricity, renewable natural gas, energy storage, hydrogen storage, and some hydrogen facilities pursuant to Code Sections 45, 48, 45Y, and 48E.
With Specific Focus on Crypto, SEC Revisits Proposed “Exchange” Definition Changes
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or the Commission) voted on Friday, April 14, 2023, to reopen the comment period for previously proposed amendments to Rule 3b-16 under the Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act).
DOE Proposes National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor Designation Process
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a combined Notice of Intent and Request for Information (NOI) on May 9, 2023, that proposes a new applicant-driven, route-specific process to designate National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors (NIETCs)—areas where DOE determines that electric grid limitations, congestion, or capacity constraints are adversely affecting electricity consumers and communities.
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been fundamental to many of the world’s leading companies and asset managers. Today more than ever, corporate founders, executives, and boards of directors also recognize that a well-executed ESG strategy adds value, reduces risks, and builds a more informed and resilient organization.
Advancing Racial Equality—It All Starts With the Board
The Black Boardroom Initiative aims to increase the number of Black executives on S&P 500 corporate boards to one in eight by 2028 and will initially focus on Washington state.
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