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17 05, 2014

Denver Post: In Colorado, clean energy battle is far from over

2014-05-19T15:56:54-04:00May 17th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation|

The Denver Post Editorial Board Green energy proponents scored a big win recently when a federal judge dismissed a challenge to Colorado's renewable energy standard. However, the fight over clean power generation requirements is far from over. This case is one of many attacks on renewable energy mandates playing out around the country. And even though the [...]

14 05, 2014

Electric Light & Power: Decision on Colorado’s RES paves way for 10th Circuit appeal

2014-05-14T13:13:27-04:00May 14th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage, Richardson|

by Craig Richardson Executive Director, E&E Legal The U.S. District Court for Colorado on May 9 cleared the path for appellate review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit whether Colorado can force renewable energy producers in other states to meet Colorado regulations. The District Court decision is in stark contrast to a decision [...]

13 05, 2014

The National Law Review: Federal Court Upholds Colorado Renewable Energy Portfolio Law

2014-05-19T16:10:02-04:00May 13th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation|

David Schraub, Covington & Burling LLP The National Law Review A Colorado federal district court Friday rejected a constitutional challenge to the state’s renewable energy portfolio law, concluding that it did not impose animpermissible burden on interstate commerce. Thirty states and the District of Columbia have enacted renewable portfolio standards, which typically require that a specified percentage of energy [...]

9 05, 2014

Law360: Colo. Renewable Energy Rule Not Unconstitutional: Judge

2014-05-12T13:56:59-04:00May 9th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation|

by David McAfee Law350 Law360, Los Angeles (May 09, 2014, 8:10 PM ET) -- A Colorado federal judge on Friday rejected the plaintiffs’ bid for a declaration that Colorado’s Renewable Energy Standard statute, which requires the state’s utility companies to obtain more electricity from renewable sources, is unconstitutional, saying the plaintiffs failed to show that [...]

9 05, 2014

Denver Post: Colorado judge denies challenge to renewable-energy standard

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00May 9th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation|

by Steve Raabe The Denver Post A federal judge Friday denied a challenge to Colorado's renewable-energy standard, filed by a free-market advocacy group. U.S. District Court Judge William Martinez dismissed the challenge of the Colorado law that requires larger utilities to get 30 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020... "One state may not tell [...]

9 05, 2014

Boulder County Business Report: U.S. District Court upholds Renewable Energy Standard

2014-05-12T13:47:16-04:00May 9th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation|

by BizWest Staff Boulder County Business Report WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States District Court for the District of Colorado on Friday maintained the legality of the Colorado Renewable Energy Standard, which requires utilities to procure up to 30 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020.On April 4, 2011, the Energy & Environment Legal [...]

9 05, 2014

Press Release: Colorado RES Decision Paves Way For 10th District Appeal

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00May 9th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Petition Litigation, Press Releases, Schnare|

For Immediate Release: May 9, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] U.S. District Court Decision Regarding Colorado's RES Paves the Way for 10th Circuit Court Appeal Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. District Court for Colorado cleared the path for appellate review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit of the question as to [...]

5 05, 2014

Press Release: Courts Gives E&E Legal Standing in Key Colorado RES Legal Challenge

2016-12-11T17:07:59-05:00May 5th, 2014|E&E Legal v. CO, Petition Litigation, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] U.S. District Court Grants Standing to E&E Legal in its Constitutional Challenge to the Colorado Renewable Energy Standard Washington, D.C. – On May 1st, in deciding an early motion for summary judgment, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado handed down a victory to the [...]

16 11, 2013

Michigan Capitol Confidential: Federal Judge: Michigan Renewable Energy Mandate Unconstitutional

2013-11-16T09:02:40-05:00November 16th, 2013|E&E Legal v. CO, Media Coverage|

by Jack Spencer Michigan Capitol Confidential Court battles over the Colorado and Minnesota renewable energy mandates could potentially mark the beginning of the end for similar laws in other states, including Michigan. In June, Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Court wrote that Michigan's in-state renewable energy mandate [...]

18 06, 2013

RECENT MICHIGAN COURT CASE RULING REGARDING RENEWABLES HAS SIGNIFICANT IMPLICATIONS FOR ATI’S COLORADO SUIT, RENEWABLE MANDATES IN GENERAL

2016-12-11T17:08:17-05:00June 18th, 2013|E&E Legal v. CO, Petition Litigation, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release – June 18, 2013 Contact: Craig Richardson, Executive Director, American Tradition Institute 
[email protected] RECENT MICHIGAN COURT CASE RULING REGARDING RENEWABLES HAS SIGNIFICANT IMPLICATIONS FOR ATI'S COLORADO SUIT, RENEWABLE MANDATES IN GENERAL Washington, D.C.  -- On June 7th, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a decision in a suit involving the [...]

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