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Avista Issues Request For Solar Energy Proposals

03/21/17 posted by Eric Christensen

Responses are due May 5 with selection to be made by June 30. The selected project is expected to commence operation on or before October 31, 2018. Keep Reading »

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Washington Court of Appeals Significantly Expands Scope of Liability for Hazardous Waste Cleanup

01/12/17 posted by Eric Christensen

Thanks to a decision issued by the Washington Court of Appeals on December 28, 2016, Washington property owners and lessors will greet the new year facing a substantially expanded scope of liability under the Model Toxics Control Act ("MTCA"). MTCA governs the cleanup of Washington properties contaminated with hazardous wastes. Under MTCA's expansive liability scheme, the "owner or operator" of a hazardous waste site is strictly liable for the costs of cleaning up the site, along with... Keep Reading »

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Ninth Circuit Approves EPA's Approach to Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Biomass-Fired Cogenerators

09/13/16 posted by Eric Christensen

On September 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's approach to regulating greenhouse gas emissions from cogeneration facilities fueled by biomass, the first such decision by any circuit court. Keep Reading »

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Ninth Circuit Orders BPA To Reconsider Recovery of Improper Payments to DSIs

09/26/14 posted by Eric Christensen

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the Bonneville Power Administration to reconsider whether it should seek recovery of improper payments made to certain Direct-Service Industrial ("DSI") customers. Keep Reading »

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Latest Round in PURPA Wars: Fifth Circuit Upholds Texas Rule Limiting PURPA Rights of Wind Generators

09/11/14 posted by Eric Christensen

Earlier this week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued the latest salvo in the PURPA wind wars, this time handing wind producers a painful defeat. Keep Reading »

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