The LPDD team is proud to announce the publication of a new piece of model state legislation addressing the geologic storage of carbon dioxide. This measure would complement federal statutes and regulation on the subject. The principal drafter was Michael Cline, Esq. Legal Counsel at Gaffney, Cline & Associates. Peer reviewing was contributed by Michael … Read More
We were pleased to see John Kerry, the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, addressing the ABA recently and speaking to the need for lawyers from all fields of practice to help advance climate solutions. “You are all climate lawyers now, whether you want to be or not,” said Kerry. “We need your skills, your … Read More
The LPDD team is proud to announce the release of a new model law enabling government entities to engage in guaranteed conservation performance contracting. This important contribution to the LPDD project was drafted by Mark Riedy, Siegmar Pohl and Dongyu “Eddie” Wang, all of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP, in Washington, D.C. , in consultation … Read More
The LPDD team is pleased to announce the publication of a new model law addressing federal interoperability standards for commercial electric vehicle charging stations. The model law is available to view here. Excerpted from the introductory memorandum to the model law: One obstacle to the widespread availability of publicly accessible, convenient EV Level 2 charging … Read More
For those in search of a shortcut through the vast LPDD database, we’re proud to highlight a subset of our most useful pathways for state and local government leaders on existing buildings here, LPDD Top 10 – Existing Buildings.
The LPDD team is excited to announce the publication of a new memorandum documenting the state statutory definitions of “public utility” in use across all fifty states and the District of Columbia. This memorandum was drafted by Karen Anderson, a Yale Law student. C. Baird Brown, principal at eco(n)law LLC and author of Chapter 6 … Read More
The LPDD team is thrilled to announce the publication of a new model state law provision designed to help boost local employment through decarbonization policy, while avoiding restrictions imposed by international trade rules. This stellar document was prepared by Paul Barker (Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers, London; Research Fellow, Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, Stanford Law … Read More
LPDD.org is an extraordinarily vast database, spanning more than 2,000 model laws, best practices, and policy documents touching on 34 different pathways to reducing emissions in the United States, at every level of government (and some in the private sector). To help the busy changemaker approach our database in a brief time, we’ve drafted Top … Read More
For those in search of a shortcut through the vast LPDD database, we’re proud to highlight a subset of our most useful pathways for state and local government leaders on distributed renewable energy here, LPDD Top 10 – Distributed Renewable Energy.
For those in search of a shortcut through the vast LPDD database, we’re proud to highlight a subset of our most useful pathways for state and local government leaders on electricity charges, mandates, and subsidies here,LPDD Top 10 – Electricity Charges, Mandates, and Subsidies.