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EPA sets its regulatory cross hairs on leaded aviation fuel

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2011

Avgas (aviation gasoline), the last type of leaded fuel available on the U.S. market, has recently drawn the scrutiny of EPA

Joint agency effort to deploy $510 million to support drop-in aviation and marine biofuels

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2011

Yesterday, President Obama announced that the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (“USDA”), Energy (“DOE”), and Navy (“USN”, and together with the USDA and DOE, the “Agencies”) will invest up to $510 million over the course of the next three years to support advanced drop-in aviation and marine biofuels to power military and commercial transportation

FAA plans to set goal of 1 billion gallons of alternative fuel use by aviation in 2018

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2011

On July 28, the FAA announced it will set an “aspirational” target in a yet-to-be-published strategic plan, Destination 2025, for the U.S. aviation industry to use 1 billion gallons of alternative jet fuel per year by 2018

EPA seeks comments on whether to regulate leaded AVGAs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2010

EPA has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking public comments on whether the agency should issue rules to limit air emissions from the use of leaded aviation gasoline (avgas

Positive cooperation on the horizon regarding wind turbine radar concerns

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 6 2011

As mentioned in our July 1, 2011 post entitled “Wind Turbines Effect on Radar Systems and Aviation Security,” the wind energy and aviation security sectors continue to struggle towards common ground, but signs of government agency cooperation with both developers and one another reveal that change is in the works

Alternative fuel goals reachable

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

The Agriculture Department, in conjunction with the Boeing Company and Airlines for America, released a report January 18 finding that the Federal Aviation Administration’s target for the U.S. aviation industry to use 1 billion gallons of alternative fuel per year is 2018 is achievable, but that more investment is needed

USDA, FAA aviation biofuels collaboration

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

On April 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a five

Proposed derivatives regulations may adversely impact an already turbulent jet fuel hedging market

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2009

As crude oil prices reached record highs this past summer, jet fuel costs began to account for a greater percentage of airlines’ operating costs

$2.5 million for airport baggage EVs

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

The Department of Energy announced April 25 up to $2.5 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy fuel cell electric vehicles for transporting passenger baggage at major American airports

Commercial airlines receive preliminary approval to use bio-based fuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • June 16 2011

The ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants has reportedly given preliminary approval to the use by airlines of a new jet fuel that blends traditional fuel with biofuel from organic waste and inedible plants