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Energy and climate debate

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

Congress finished a few things on its plate last week as it prepared to leave Washington to begin a two-week recess

States to streamline electric vehicle rules

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2011

State officials from 10 Northeastern and mid-Atlantic states announced a new plan October 19 to spur electric vehicle deployment along the East Coast

Energy and climate debate - March 25, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2012

As the blame game over high gasoline prices continues, President Obama continued his “all of the above” energy policy tour last week with visits to New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Fuel economy report

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

The Environmental Protection Agency released its annual Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2011 report March 8, finding that the average fuel efficiency for new cars and light duty trucks has increased while average CO2 emissions continue to decrease for the seventh consecutive year

Maintenance for selective catalytic reduction challenged

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

Navistar filed a petition for review March 2 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of new emissions related maintenance and scheduled maintenance intervals related to selective catalytic reduction technology in vehicles

Volt investigation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced November 25 that it will open a formal safety defect investigation into fire risks involving General Motor Company’s Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles

$10 million for electric cargo

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2012

Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced March 20 up to $10 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy electric transportation technologies for cargo vehicles

EVs cheaper, cleaner

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2012

The Union of Concerned Scientists released a report April 16 concluding that electric vehicles are cheaper to charge and emit less CO2 than gasoline vehicles, even in areas with coal-fired utilities

CAFE standards forthcoming

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2011

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are expected to publish the official proposal for the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards this week

EV tools launched

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2011

The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy launched two online tools August 22 designed to help communities better prepare for widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles