The Latest on Climate Change
Jane Luxton, a recent addition to Pepper’s Washington, D.C. office, is a partner and a member of the firm's Sustainability, CleanTech and Climate Change Team. Jane came to Pepper from the federal government, where she served as general counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
In this podcast, Jane discusses the latest issues for companies in the unsettling area of climate change. Ongoing legislative, regulatory and litigation efforts have the potential to institute far-reaching changes and new challenges for businesses, related to their energy consumption and how it is regulated. Jane reviews the latest developments in these areas, including ways companies can limit their exposure to potential greenhouse gas lawsuits, and offers recommendations for companies as they look for ways to save or make money in the climate-change arena, including practical approaches and opportunities in the area of renewable energy.
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5 Ways to “Green” Your Lease
Listen to this podcast with attorney Hannah Dowd McPhelin, a member of Pepper’s Real Estate Practice Group in the Philadelphia office, as she discusses lease considerations for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance, known as LEED-EBOM.
Hannah is also a member of the firm’s Sustainability and Climate Change Team, and is one of the few attorneys nationwide who passed the Green Building Certification Institute’s exam to qualify as a LEED Accredited Professional.
If you’re interested in learning more about the latest developments in Real Estate Law or Sustainability and Climate change, email [email protected] to subscribe to Pepper Hamilton’s Sustainability and Real Estate Updates.
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Bailout Legislation Contains Many Favorable Renewable Energy Tax Provisions
On October 3, President Bush signed into law the much-publicized bailout legislation. As part of the legislation, there were three separate tax acts including the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, or the 2008 Energy Act. Listen to this podcast with Todd Reinstein, partner with Pepper Hamilton’s Tax Practice and resident of our Washington D.C. office, as he discusses some of the many favorable renewable energy tax provisions contained in the new bailout legislation.
If you’re interested in learning more about the latest developments in Sustainability and Climate Change or Tax Law, email [email protected] to subscribe to Pepper Hamilton’s Sustainability and Tax Updates.
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