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Energy & environment update January 27, 2014 - Department of Transportation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled January 22 that it would not review the Federal Aviation Administration’s

Congressional budget decision threatens growth of aviation biofuels market

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

The Department of Defense has determined that reducing the military’s dependence on foreign petroleum products is critically important to national security

FAA ordered to review earlier Cape Wind environmental findings

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2011

On October 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration must review potential hazards of the proposed Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts after failing to follow its own internal procedures in the initial review

Wind turbines effect on radar systems and aviation security

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

On June 28 and 29 in Ottawa, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (“CanWEA”) in collaboration with the American Wind Energy Association (“AWEA”) hosted the International Wind and Radar Forum

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

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

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

  • Stoel Rives LLP
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  • 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

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

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

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