With increasing pressure to fight climate change, scientists, and leaders agree that carbon capture, use, and storage (CCUS) is a cost-effective solution to meet emissions goals made under the Paris Agreement. 

In his interview with Hart Energy, Latham partner JP Brisson discusses how aggressive efforts are needed to meet the net-zero goal, but oil and gas companies are making significant progress in deploying CCUS projects at scale.

Watch the video.

Under the TCI program, fuel suppliers would be required to hold allowances to cover their reported emissions.

By Jean-Philippe Brisson, Joshua T. Bledsoe, and Benjamin W. Einhouse

The Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional collaboration of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia, has advanced its program to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels. On October 1, 2019, TCI published a Framework for a Draft Regional Policy Proposal (the Policy Proposal).

This blog post reviews the presentation of the TCI program’s key design elements and summarizes key stakeholder comments on the Policy Proposal.

By Claudia O’Brien and Daniel Brunton

On October 24, 2012, a large group of environmental activists filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking new regulations to subject the oil-and-gas extraction industry to the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).  The petitioners include 17 environmental advocacy groups, including the Environmental Integrity Project—which is led by a former EPA official—the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Sierra Club. 

A successful petition would have an immediate effect on