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.
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 light duty vehicles here, LPDD Top 10 – Light Duty Vehicles.
The LPDD team is excited to announce the publication of another new model law, a piece of state legislation establishing the lead agency for the permitting of biogas facilities and gathering lines. The model law was drafted by Michael Cummings and Christina Brusven of Fredrikson and Byron, P.A., and peer reviewing was contributed by Romany … Read More
The LPDD team is thrilled to announce the publication of a new piece of model state legislation addressing community solar projects. This contribution to the LPDD implementation project was drafted by Craig Gannett, Anna Fero and Derek Green of Davis Wright Tremaine. Peer reviewing was provided by A. Donald Lepore, Partner and General Counsel, True Green … Read More
The LPDD team is very proud to announce the publication of two new model laws relating to reduction of carbon in Arctic shipping, as recommended in Chapter 17 of the LPDD text. The first of the current bills is the Reduction of Black Carbon Emissions from Arctic Shipping Act and the second is the Reduction … Read More
Join us this Wednesday, April 14, from 12:00 to 1:00 EST for a webinar with the Law Firm Sustainability Network. Registration is open here. Our team will be discussing how lawyers are working to prepare model laws to implement the recommendations in the text, Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States. Join us to explore … Read More
The LPDD team is proud to announce the publication of a new model law providing state income tax credits for EV charging stations. The model law was peer reviewed by Tracey Roberts of Samford University. It is available to be viewed here. Excerpted from the introductory memorandum to the model law: Currently, the federal government … Read More