Alexander Goebel, head of organization of the St. Gallen International Energy Forum, asks me to pass on the following conference announcement: After a one year intermission, the St. Gallen International Energy Forum will return on November 27th and 28th 2014. We will welcome more than 15 speakers – from practice, academia and the EU institutions – from […]

To start,  I want to say thank you to Professor Coleman for allowing me to join him for a few guest posts here at the Energy Law Professor. I am Professor of Law at the West Virginia University College of Law where I teach and research energy law and policy and business law as part of the […]

I am very pleased to welcome guest-blogger Joe Tomain, who is Professor and Dean Emeritus at University of Cincinnati College of Law. Joe is also co-author, with regular guest-blogger Alexandra Klass and three other scholars, of a new energy law and policy text. By Joe Tomain On June 2 of this year, the Obama administration announced its Clean Power Plan […]

I’d like to make a quick point about the “shale revolution,” which may be old news to those immersed in North American energy policy but might be helpful to those just starting to think about the wider implications of increased North American production of oil and gas. Increased production of oil & gas from shale […]

I am very pleased to welcome guest bloggers Jim Rossi (Vanderbilt) and Emily Hammond (George Washington) to Energy Law Prof Blog to announce the Fourth Edition of their Energy, Economics and the Environment textbook (Foundation Press 2015), which is authored by Joel Eisen, Emily Hammond, Jim Rossi, David Spence, Jacqueline Weaver & Hannah Wiseman. By Jim Rossi and Emily Hammond In […]

Today, in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a portion of the United States’ first regulations for greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources. The Court held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may not apply its “Prevention of Significant Deterioration” (PSD) program to new industrial sources on […]

Please welcome guest blogger, Martin Olszynski,  who is an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law. Martin has written extensively on environmental assessment, so I am delighted to publish his thoughts on the Federal Court of Canada’s recent decision in Greenpeace v. Canada, which may have important implications for several high-profile energy projects that […]


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