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  • January 26, 2023

    Florida Church Says Policies Cover Hurricane Damage

    A Florida church urged the Eleventh Circuit on Thursday to interpret its policies with Aspen Specialty Insurance Co. to include coverage for more than $2 million in wind and rain damage from hurricanes Matthew and Irma, arguing that nothing in the policy language excludes the coverage.

  • January 26, 2023

    Forest Service Revives Development Restrictions In Tongass

    The Biden administration's decision to reimpose a ban on timber harvesting and road construction in an Alaska national forest has drawn praise from green groups but criticism from some Alaska leaders.

  • January 26, 2023

    Class Attys Want $14M For Amplify's $50M Oil Spill Deal

    Attorneys for putative classes in a suit against Amplify Energy over an oil pipeline leak along the Southern California coast asked a federal judge to award them nearly $14 million in fees, reimbursed litigation expenses and service awards for class members, after securing a $50 million deal for their claims.

  • January 26, 2023

    Vision Ridge Partners Raises $700M For Annex Fund

    Cooley-advised Vision Ridge Partners, an alternative asset manager focused on environmental sustainability, said Thursday that it closed its annex fund with $700 million in capital commitments, allowing the firm to scale new and existing investments across its portfolio.

  • January 26, 2023

    Contracts, Financing Are Key To 2023 Clean Hydrogen Growth

    If 2022 was the year that hydrogen gained attention as a potential conduit for the transition to clean energy, then 2023 is poised to be the year when contractual and financial structures for clean hydrogen projects are developed, say Omar Samji and Humzah Yazdani at Shearman.

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