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September 2009 – Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting

The Facts:The United States (U.S.) EPA has proposed a rule that requires mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from large sources in the U.S.  In general, EPA proposes that suppliers of fossil fuels or industrial greenhouse gases, manufacturers of vehicles and engines, and facilities that emit 25,000 metric tons or more per year of

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September 2009 – Push for Disclosure of Environmental Risks Expected to Lead to New SEC Requirements

The pending Climate Change regulations and government initiatives have encouraged the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to consider requiring additional disclosure of environmental risks. THE FACTS The SEC is being petitioned to issue interpretative guidance that specifically stipulates that climate change has an opportunity to be classified as a material risk under existing SEC Regulation

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September 2009 – Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Now a Reality

Beginning on January 1, 2010, large sources and suppliers of greenhouse gases (GHGs) will be required to begin collecting data and annually reporting GHG emissions as required by the Final Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule, which was signed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson on September 22, 2009. The threshold for reporting