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Legislation introduced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2012

Congressmen Ed Markey (D-CA), Henry Waxman (D-CA), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced legislation (H.R. 3900) February 3 to ensure that oil transported through the Keystone XL pipeline is used to reduce domestic dependence on Middle Eastern oil

Legislation introduced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2012

Congressman Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduced legislation (H.R. 3807) January 23 to provide funding of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program with a dedicated revenue source consisting of a tax on offshore oil production

Energy & environment update - August 25, 2014

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

Now that summer is drawing to a close, let’s check in on one important bill that lost momentum just as the summer was beginning. Remember the Senate

Alternative fuel mix credit requirements

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2012

The Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel posted a program manager technical advice memorandum June 30 instructing that in order to qualify for the alternative fuel mixture credit, biomass liquid fuel must be usable as a stand-alone fuel and capable of producing energy

RE tax incentives to decline

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2012

The Congressional Research Service released a report September 19 finding that renewable energy tax incentives are projected to decline by nearly half, from $6.3 billion to $3.3 billion, between 2011 and 2015

OH CAT exemptions

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2012

Ohio enacted legislation (S.B. 315) June 11 that took effect June 30 exempting people who solely facilitate or service one or more securitizations of eligible electric utility assets from the commercial activity tax

Letters pushed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2011

As Congress prepares to consider tax extenders legislation at the end of the year, Senators and Representatives are preparing a number of letters in support of energy tax programs that will expire at the end of the year unless extended

CRS fossil fuels subsidy report

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2012

The Congressional Research Service released a report March 5 finding that after years of resistance, the atmosphere could be changing enough for Congress to repeal tax breaks for oil and gas industry

Van Hollen Cap and dividend legislation in the works

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2013

House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen announced on July 17 that he is currently working on cap and dividend legislation. It is

Tax equity partnerships

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2012

Energy Secretary Steven Chu met with senior business executives at a summit March 13 to discuss the use of tax equity partnerships to finance renewable energy projects