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CA solar property tax

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • October 7 2012

The California State Board of Equalization issued recently final draft guidelines explaining the new construction property tax exclusion for active solar energy systems

2011-2012 Massachusetts legislative session

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • October 4 2012

The formal legislative session for 2011-2012 concluded on July 31st

Support for leed

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

Over 1,200 businesses, building professionals, environmental organizations, unions, cities, and individuals asked the General Services Administration July 25 to continue supporting the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system

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

Green building investment hotspots

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Australia, Germany, Singapore, South Korea, USA
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  • July 8 2012

Lux Research released a study July 5 finding that the United States, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, and Germany are the top global hotspots for green building investment

Better Buildings Challenge partners

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

The Obama Administration announced June 26 that 36 states, local governments, and school districts have joined President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge

Green building standards

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 24 2012

The General Services Administration announced last week that it will issue a recommendation this fall on whether the federal government should continue using a third-party certification system as the primary federal standard for green buildings

Building Operations Excellence

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 24 2012

The Departments of Commerce and Energy announced June 19 selections for three Centers for Building Operations Excellence that will receive $1.3 million to create and deploy programs aimed at training current and incoming building operators

Building resilience initiative

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 24 2012

On June 21, the Green Building Council, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, ICLEI International, the World Bank, the Eye on Earth Summit, the Earth Council Alliance of Rio de Janeiro, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies Program on Energy, Resources, and the Environment together announced the launch of the Global Initiative on Urban Resilience with the goal of fostering building and infrastructure development that will make cities more resilient against climate change

BLM faulted for poor management of renewables

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

The Interior Department inspector general issued a report June 12 arguing that the Bureau of Land Management could improve its renewable energy program by more efficiently collecting rental fees on land it manages, clarifying bond guidance, and implementing a competitive bidding process on projects