Constitutional Hurdles To Renewable Energy

Law360, New York (February 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Over the past several decades, renewable energy has garnered significant support.

Increasing concerns about global climate change and greenhouse gas emissions have resulted in consideration of new, carbon-friendly sources of energy.

Limited fuel supplies and rising gas prices spur on the search for alternative, renewable and eco-friendly forms of energy.

For the United States, continued reliance on volatile and potentially hostile regions for oil and LNG supplies threatens national security.

Whether for environmental, economic or national security reasons, more and more people are clamoring for renewable...
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