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 . . . for the first time address the issue of marketing green energy and carbon offsets.  Producers, resellers, and consumers of ‘green’ certificates and credits should take notice."

Read the full column here.