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SC reinstates plug-in hybrid tax credit

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 10 2012

Legislation enacted by the state legislature in May reinstates the income tax credit for the purchase or lease of a new plug-in hybrid vehicle for tax years 2012 through 2016

CA light rail ok’d

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

A three-justice panel of the Court of Appeals for the Second Appellate District in California ruled last week that the authority building a light rail line connecting downtown Los Angeles with Santa Monica, the Board of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, did not violate the California Environmental Quality Act when it analyzed the impact of the project on traffic, air quality, and greenhouse gas emissions using as baseline conditions projected for 2030

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

SO. CA transportation plan

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2012

The Southern California Association of Governments adopted a $524.7 billion land use and transportation plan April 4 designed to reduce by 9 percent per capita vehicle-related greenhouse gas emissions in a six-county area by 2020, and 16 percent by 2035, relative to 2005 levels

OR mobile emissions toolkit

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2012

The Oregon Department of Transportation launched a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Toolkit March 22 to help local jurisdictions determine which actions and programs can be implemented to help reduce mobile source emissions

IN E85 deduction

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

Indiana enacted legislation (H.B. 1128) March 16 to repeal the gross retail tax deduction for retail merchants selling E85 fuel, as well as the credit that retailers were entitled to if the deduction exceeded the gross retail tax amount

ARPA-E 2013 goals

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

During a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development hearing March 28, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy Director Arun Majumdar said that the agency would emphasize projects related to transportation and stationary power systems in fiscal year 2013

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

$10 million for electric cargo

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • 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

Energy and climate debate - March 25, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • 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