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Bethany (Beth) K. Hatef advises clients on a wide variety of regulatory and distribution issues in the alcohol beverage industry. Beth regularly counsels alcohol industry clients on federal and state requirements relating to the production, marketing, distribution and sale of beer, wine and spirits. Read Beth Hatef's full bio.
The Third Piece of EPA’s Clean Power Plan: GHG Emission Limits for Modified and Reconstructed Power Plants
By Bethany Hatef and Jacob Hollinger on Jun 16, 2014
Posted In Uncategorized
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations for “new” and “existing” power plants have received substantial media attention, but regulated parties should also be aware of the third piece of EPA’s self-styled “Clean Power Plan”: Proposed carbon dioxide (CO2) emission limits for “modified” and “reconstructed” electricity generating units (EGUs). EPA proposed CO2...
By Bethany Hatef on May 21, 2014
Posted In Environmental
On May 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its long-awaited rule under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) imposing requirements for cooling water intake structures (CWIS) at power plants and manufacturing facilities in order to protect aquatic life. The rule, on which EPA received input from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
By Bethany Hatef and Jacob Hollinger on Jan 9, 2014
Posted In Environmental, Natural Gas
Yesterday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for new coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants was published in the Federal Register. This proposal was originally posted on EPA’s website on September 20, 2013; however, the formal publication triggers the start of a 60-day public comment period. The...