Annemargaret Connolly

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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The Environmental Regulatory Landscape: Beyond The Politics, A Water Crisis Looms

Editor: Please tell us a little about your professional backgrounds. Connolly: I am head of the corporate transactional practice at Weil, and I’ve been practicing environmental law at Weil for 25-plus years. Goslin: I’ve been an associate at Weil in the Environmental Transactions...

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The Future For Renewables

Editor: What impact has the Solyndra bankruptcy had on federal programs to promote renewable energy development? Connolly: The Solyndra bankruptcy and the collapse of a handful of other loan guarantee recipients really turned the whole idea of government support for renewable energy into a...

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EPA – A Focal Point Of Controversy

Editor: Please describe Weil’s environmental practice. Connolly: Our environmental practice group consists of individuals with broad experience managing environmental issues in the context of corporate transactions and restructurings, and with significant experience advising on general...

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EPA Issues: Evolving GHG Regulations And The Resurgence Of Renewables

Editor: Are there current and pending environmental laws and regulations that could be detrimental to economic growth and job creation? Connolly: Some people appear predisposed to argue that anything EPA proposes is “detrimental” if it has a price tag attached to it. Some in...

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New Rules Governing Emissions Take Center Stage

Editor: The EPA's "Tailoring Rule" 1 breaks new ground in regulating stationary sources of GHG emissions. What is the impact of this rule and what companies are most likely to be affected? Connolly: The rule currently requires certain larger emitters, such as utilities, refiners and some heavy...

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