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Path Forward: Why Carbon Capture Is Critical for US Oil

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 … Continue Reading

Environmental Activists Petition EPA to Regulate Oil-and-Gas Extraction Under EPCRA

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 … Continue Reading