Tagged Legal

Knock Iveagh: Council takes legal action over wind turbine #NIR

By National Wind Watch A council is taking legal action against a Stormont department for refusing to order the removal of a wind turbine beside an historic monument. Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council has lodged papers in the High Court citing the Infrastructure Department. In November it asked Infrastructure to use its powers to force…

Lawmakers seek 60% EVs by 2030, restoring Obama-era emissions standards through 2025

By [email protected] (Bengt Halvorson) The Biden administration isn’t likely to announce a comprehensive policy for electric vehicles—or for fuel economy and emissions—for a few months yet. But that hasn’t stopped Congress from applying pressure on the President as work begins on the successor to the federal surface transportation funding authorization, termed… Read Full Article Here…

Headed for a Collapsing Debt Bubble

By Gail Tverberg A $1.9 trillion stimulus package was recently signed into law in the United States. Can such a stimulus bill, plus packages passed in other countries, really pull the world economy out of the downturn it has been in 2020? I don’t think so. The economy runs on energy, far more than it…

New Mexico community solar market on the verge of opening

By Kelsey Misbrener Legislation that will bring community solar to New Mexico is heading to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk after passing through the Senate concurrence process earlier on March 18. Once signed, the new law will set in motion the creation of the state’s community solar market. “This will expand access to renewable energy…

Lewiston Town Board opposes change in real property tax law #NY

By National Wind Watch At its Monday work session, the Lewiston Town Board approved a resolution in opposition to §575-b, a proposed amendment to New York State Real Property Tax Law §487 that, if approved, would drastically alter how real property is assessed for wind and solar energy systems. Town Attorney Al Bax apprised the…

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