Lawmakers Eye Renewable Energy Leases On Public Land

Law360, Washington (February 11, 2013, 5:53 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. House of Representative lawmakers introduced a bill Friday that could streamline the permitting process for renewable energy projects on federal land, claiming bureaucracy has stymied growth in the industry.

Reps. Paul A. Gosar, R-Ariz.; Joe Heck, R-Nev.; Jared Polis, D-Colo.; and Mike Thompson, D-Calif.; introduced the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act, which would create a five-year pilot program for the U.S. Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture to establish wind and solar energy leases on select public lands....
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.