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Fracking rule by year’s end

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2012

Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change, said June 25 that the administration is committed to issuing an Interior Department rule to regulate fracking on federal lands by the end of the year

Jaczko investigation completed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2012

Responding to an August 2011 investigation request from Senators James Inhofe (R-OK), John Barrasso (R-WY), David Vitter (R-LA), and Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspector general’s office completed June 26 its investigation into Chairman Gregory Jaczko’s management style and has written a report that leaves both Chairman Jaczko and his critics claiming victory

Abound Solar to file for bankruptcy

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2012

The Department of Energy announced June 28 that Abound Solar Manufacturing LLC, a Colorado-based manufacturer of thin film solar panels and recipient of a $400 million loan guarantee, plans to stop operations this week, making it the fourth company backed by the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program to file for bankruptcy

Coal ash regulation timing

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2012

The National Mining Association and the Utility Solid Waste Activities Group intervened on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency last week in a lawsuit in which environmental advocates are seeking a firm deadline for the agency to issue final coal ash regulations

Offshore leasing plan unveiled

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2012

The Department of Interior released June 28 its proposed final five-year oil and gas offshore leasing plan

New-build issues severed and expedited in MATS challenge

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2012

June 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted White Stallion Energy Center LLC, Sunflower Electric Power Corp., Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., Power4Georgians LLC, Deseret Power Electric Cooperative, and Tenaska Trailblazer Partners LLC’s collective motion to sever issues specific to new coal-fired power plants from a host of other complaints covered under their suit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's mercury and air toxics standards

U.S. may not meet RFS requirements

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2012

The Energy Information Administration released its Annual Energy Outlook 2012 June 25, concluding that the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007’s requirement that mandates 36 billion gallons of biofuels in the nation’s fuel supply by 2022 is unlikely to be met

$14 million for building efficiency

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2012

The Department of Energy announced June 27 new investments in state-led energy efficiency projects, supporting the administration’s commitment to reduce building energy costs and transfer those savings to taxpayers

Biofuels Phase 1 FOA

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2012

On April 27, the Department of Defense released a $30 million Funding Opportunity Announcement for Phase 1 of a $210 million effort to establish the commercial-scale manufacture of drop-in replacement transportation biofuels for aviation and marine diesel use

New Jersey anti-fracking by-products law to Christie

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2012

On June 25, New Jersey Senate approved (on a 30-5 vote) a measure (already approved in the Assembly on a 56-19 vote) prohibiting the treatment, discharge, disposal, or storage of wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings, or other by-products of hydraulic fracturing anywhere in the state