Fossil fuel pollution causes one in five premature deaths globally; Rose Law Group Co-Founder Court Rich comments on the study.

By Matthew Green | Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Pollution from fossil fuels causes one in five premature deaths globally, suggesting the health impacts of burning coal, oil and natural gas may be far higher than previously thought, according to a study published on Tuesday. Parts of China, India, Europe and the northeastern United States are among the hardest-hit areas, suffering …

Rose Law Group Co-Founder, Court Rich, tells Utility Dive new legislation aimed at halting implementation of Arizona’s new clean energy rules will be bad for business.

By Herman Trabish | Utility Dive Controversial proposed Arizona legislation would impose limits on the authority of the state’s elected utility regulators and make their recent groundbreaking zero-emissions mandate unconstitutional. Senate Bill 1175 expresses longstanding concerns from some lawmakers regarding overreach by the elected Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), stakeholders agreed. But those concerns were aggravated by the ACC’s November approval of …

Resolution Copper welcomes next phase in public review and comment

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Resolution Copper.) By Rose Law Group Reporter Superior, Ariz. (January 15, 2021) – Resolution Copper welcomes the next phase of public review and comment with the release by the US Forest Service (USFS) of its Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Resolution Copper Project. “The Final EIS is an important step in the ongoing permitting process, reflecting …

Phoenix project to restore rivers gets fed designation; Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose comments on the ‘fantastic resource’

Photo by Cheryl Evans | The Republic By Joshua Bowling | Arizona Republic The Rio Reimagined project to restore the Salt and Gila rivers in metro Phoenix is getting a boost from the feds, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. Rio Reimagined has been selected as the latest Urban Waters Federal Partnership project, an EPA program that seeks to …

Senate report slams land-conservation tax-break deals; Rose Law Group regulatory attorney Thomas Galvin comments on finding

By Richard Rubin | The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—Deals using tax breaks for land conservation are often based on inflated property appraisals and sham partnerships, a Senate panel found. The bipartisan Finance Committee report, released Tuesday, calls for legislation to curb the deals and for even tougher enforcement from the Internal Revenue Service, which has been clamping down on the transactions …

2 companies pitch competing plans for Sacaton Mine near Casa Grande

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Elim Mining By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa | PinalCentral A battle over ownership of the old Sacaton Mine is developing between two companies — one that wants to return the property to mining and another that wants to create hydropower. In October, Elim Mining announced that it was working with the ASARCO Multi-State Environmental Custodial Trust and the …

All the APS-Solar Settlement Coverage in One Place

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Energy Freedom Coalition of America) Arizona solar industry hopeful settlement signals end of utility attacks on solar Arizona Public Service, Solar Industry Reach Critical Settlement in Contentious Rate Case Arizona Public Service, solar industry reach critical rate case settlement APS Reaches Settlement In Rate Case, Rolls Back Mandatory Demand Charge Proposal APS settles on rate-hike …

Arizona solar industry hopeful settlement signals end of utility attacks on solar

Arizona Solar Industries Association  The Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association (AriSEIA) announced today that it has agreed to terms on a comprehensive settlement of the ongoing and contentious Arizona Public Service (APS) rate case.  While the settlement’s terms are expected to result in an unfortunate shrinking of Arizona’s solar industry, the terms are expected to allow the industry to survive …

Roof solar advocates, foes cheer new study; Court Rich, Rose Law Group Senior Partner & Director of Renewable Energy Department, responds

Rose Law Group partner Court Rich: “If monopoly utilities really wanted to lower ratepayer bills, they could start by lowering their own inflated returns.” By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic Solar customers can indeed cause the price of electricity to increase for people without solar, but only in places where many people install solar and electric utilities compensate people generously …