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While investment structures such as REITs and MLPs are not new, renewable energy developers are repurposing these structures to accommodate growing demand and raise capital.
PACE financing can provide a valuable opportunity to finance effective energy and water saving upgrades for commercial buildings.
The Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser defense allows parties to establish a defense to CERCLA liability even though they knew that property was contaminated when they purchased it.
Real estate deals are becoming increasingly complex as development is trending back to the waterfront, inner city, and retired power and industrial facilities.
There are general principles and practice tips that can provide a foundation for an effective and durable allocation of environmental liabilities.
There are key terms found in modern insurance policies that address environmental contamination at sites.
While bankruptcy transactions have less time for due diligence and less opportunity to negotiate favorable deal terms, they are often financially lucrative deals, and clients will continue to do them.
In transactions involving oil, gas, and mining properties in the United States, the purchaser should ask whether the other party has good title to the OGM properties involved.
Developers and local agencies alike are turning to development agreements as an alternative strategy to the riskier traditional entitlement pathways.
Brightfield projects are generating clean, distributed energy that bolsters the grid at a less volatile cost, while helping to secure environmentally impaired sites and preserving agricultural sites.
Compliance with REACH, or similar chemicals regulations, can exert potentially serious impact on M&A transactions.
The proposed rule would greatly expand the regulatory reach of EPA and the Corps and significantly increase compliance costs for a wide range of businesses and variety of industrial operations.
What can the SEC do to improve climate change-related disclosures in financial filings?
There is a need for a collaborative intertribal-federal initiative to catalyze tribal government engagement in reducing GHG emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy.