Tag: FTC

April 21 Presentation: Changes Coming with New FTC Green Guides

Stoel Rives attorney Jay Eckhardt will give a presentation on April 21 addressing the proposed new FTC Green Guides.  The presentation will focus on new FTC guidance and interpretations concerning renewable energy claims and carbon offset claims, as well as claims concerning renewable materials, and the use of green seals and certifications.  Going beyond the Guides – the … Continue Reading

Environmental Leader: Best Practices for Renewable Energy, Carbon Offset Claims

The online newspaper Environmental Leader recently published a column by Stoel Rives’ Joseph Eckhardt, addressing rules in the FTC‘s proposed Green Guides that address green energy and carbon offset certification, entitled "New Green Guides Suggest Best Practices for Renewable Energy, Carbon Offset Claims."  The article explains:  "The FTC’s proposed, revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims . … Continue Reading

New FTC “Green Guides” Are Out of the Gate

Following several years of development, and much anticipation in recent months, the Federal Trade Commission has finally released “Proposed, Revised Green Guides.”  The new Green Guides will be open for public comment until December 10, 2010.  Thereafter, according to the agency’s press release, the FTC will determine if and how to issue the new Guides.  … Continue Reading
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