Energy Legislation To Watch In 2008

Law360, New York (December 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Much of what Congress and federal regulators are expected to tackle in 2008 in the realm of energy law could have profound effects on the way energy companies currently do business.

In particular, climate-change legislation is worth keeping an eye on, energy lawyers say.

"Climate change and all the associated concerns are going to roil the electric industry and the natural gas industry, and be a significant and complicating force, because it's very expensive," said John N. Estes III, an energy partner in Skadden, Arps, Slate,...
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