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Building winner announced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • November 6 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency announced November 2 that the University of Central Florida is the winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings

New building efficiency coalition

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • November 6 2011

On November 3, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Real Estate Roundtable, and the United States Green Building Council announced the formation of the Coalition for Better Buildings to push for myriad energy efficiency policies and initiatives

Judicial streamlining legislation signed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2011

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed two bills September 27 to streamline the environmental review process for a proposed 72,000-seat football stadium in downtown Los Angeles and other large statewide projects

Energy Star buildings list

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

The Environmental Protection Agency released information April 11 concluding that Los Angeles leads U.S. cities in the number of Energy Star-certified buildings with 659 in 2011

$96 million for sustainable communities

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • November 27 2011

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Sustainable Communities Grants program, a cooperative effort between HUD, the Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Protection Agency, announced November 21 that communities, agencies, and regions across the country will receive almost $96 million in federal funding under the 2011 program

Green leasing: playing defense

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2011

While green building and building energy efficiency have become more important for property owners and tenants in recent years, for many tenants with complex space requirements, deadlines for moving to new space, and limited budgets, a green building or a green lease simply can’t be the top priority

No more opting out of rule for renovation of buildings containing lead paint

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2012

On June 22, 2012, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) removal of the opt-out provision for work that disturbs lead-based paint in pre-1978 housing

Risks increasing for properties with chlorinated solvent contamination

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 6 2012

For properties where chlorinated solvents have been released, new regulatory challenges and related liability concerns are increasing as a result of controversial human health studies recently published by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

Minimums for EE building deductions

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2012

The Internal Revenue Service released guidance February 23 providing an additional set of energy savings percentages for owners or lessees of energy efficiency commercial buildings seeking certification for their properties to use to qualify for partial tax code Section 179D deduction

White House initiative to help expand energy-efficient building retrofitting

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 5 2011

Building on the administration’s proposal to retrofit commercial buildings with energy efficient technologies, the Obama Administration unveiled June 30 a similar initiative, “Better Buildings Challenge,” that will solicit large-scale, green building commitments, and provide financing and technical assistance