DOE Halts Energy Efficiency Rule Delay For Ceiling Fans

By Keith Goldberg (May 25, 2017, 5:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday ended its delay of energy efficiency rules for ceiling fans, bowing to lawsuits brought by several states and environmental and consumer groups over the Trump administration's postponement of the Obama-era standards.

The DOE said in a notice published in the Federal Register that the effective date of final, new efficiency standards for ceiling fans would be Sept. 30, 2017, with a compliance deadline of Jan., 21 2020. The Sept. 30 date represented the second delay of the rule released on the final day of the Obama administration, announced by the DOE on March 20...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!