Kimberly Hellwig is an energy and environmental policies specialist with the firm’s Energy Development group and also supports the firm’s Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources group. Kimberly assists clients with all aspects of energy project development, including siting, environmental review, and permitting, as well as regulatory proceedings.
June 5, 2015 marked the deadline for lawmakers to pass bills out of their house to the opposite house. Bills that did not pass in their house of origin by that date have effectively died (unless such bill has been identified as a 2-year bill). Below is the status and summary of the oil and … Continue Reading
On September 25, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will provide California’s emergency responders with more information about trains carrying crude oil and require railroad companies to provide more information about potentially hazardous cargo to the state’s Office of Emergency Services (“OES”). In summary, Assembly Bill 380 requires: a rail carrier to prospectively … Continue Reading