Energy Regulation And Legislation To Watch In 2013

Law360, New York (January 1, 2013, 5:15 PM EST) -- With Congress divided, lawyers expect few energy-related bills to become law in 2013, but they’ll be watching how a re-elected Obama administration and lawmakers tackle policy that could shake up renewable energy development, offshore drilling and natural gas production.

Policies likely to be at the forefront in 2013 include hydraulic fracturing regulations, agency decisions about how to authorize liquefied natural gas exports and new air quality rules that fall heavily on coal-fired power plants. Lawyers said they also anticipated action on the administration’s ongoing efforts to...
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