Tag: GHG reporting

SEC Adopts Interpretive Guidance on Disclosure Regarding Climate Change

As described in a previous alert, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") voted on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 to adopt an interpretive release to provide guidance on existing public company disclosure requirements as they apply to business or legal developments relating to climate change. The SEC has now distributed the interpretive release itself, which can … Continue Reading

SEC Posts Climate Change Interpretive Release

Earlier today, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) posted its climate change interpretive release, which can be found at http://www.sec.gov/rules/interp/2010/33-9106.pdf.  Our prior Blog on the subject is here, and our alert on the topic can be found here.  Stoel Rives corporate securities partners Ron McFall and CJ Voss will be posting a follow up alert shortly.   If you’d … Continue Reading

SEC Issues Interpretive Guidance on Greenhouse Gases

My partner Tom Wood circulated this preliminary alert this afternoon: "Earlier today the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) approved interpretive guidance intended to inform public companies how climate change must be taken into account when applying existing disclosure requirements.  Specifically, the SEC’s interpretative guidance highlights the following areas as examples of where climate change … Continue Reading

EPA Issues Final GHG Reporting Rule

On the topic of Greenhouse Gas reporting, my partner Tom Wood recently circulated this "heads up" about EPA’s final rule: On September 22, 2009, EPA issued its final rule on greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting.  Fossil fuel and industrial GHG suppliers, motor vehicle and engine manufacturers, and facilities that emit 25,000 metric tons or more of … Continue Reading
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