Jennifer Klein

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FERC directs LNG facility applicant to disclose climate change impacts, as urged by Sabin Center

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) recently directed a company seeking to build a natural gas facility to submit information regarding potential climate change impacts on the facility. FERC’s instructions come after the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law (“SCCCL”) submitted letters […]

Sea level rise risk should be evaluated for coastal infrastructure projects, according to San Francisco capital planning guidance

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow Sea level rise is a “pervasive and increasing threat” and should be evaluated as infrastructure projects are built or modified along San Francisco’s shorelines, according to Guidance adopted by San Francisco’s Capital Planning Committee (CPC) on September 22. San Francisco, bordered by […]

Tuvalu Family Seeking Refuge from Climate Change Impacts Granted Residency in New Zealand, but Immigration Tribunal Cites Other Factors in Decision

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow A family of four was granted residency in New Zealand after arguing that they would suffer the adverse impacts of climate change if deported to their home country of Tuvalu. The New Zealand Immigration and Protection Tribunal, which issued a decision on […]

FERC should consider sea level rise when evaluating new natural gas facilities, Sabin Center urges

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow Sea level rise and associated increases in flooding and storm surge should be considered in connection with two planned liquefied natural gas facilities proposed to be built on the coasts of Maine and Louisiana, according to letters submitted today by the Sabin […]

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Considers Sea Level Rise Data in Waste Storage Environmental Impact Statement

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently finalized a rule regarding the storage of highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel at individual power plants beyond the duration of each plant’s operating license. The NRC’s Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for the rule addressed potential climate […]