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$10 million for electric cargo

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • 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

NPS joins Great Lakes effluent limits campaign

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 11 2012

The National Park Service has joined environmental groups in seeking effluent limits for ballast water discharges from the Environmental Protection Agency for large ships, or “lakers”, built before January 2009 operating in the Great Lakes

Fuel economy report

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • March 11 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency released its annual Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2011 report March 8, finding that the average fuel efficiency for new cars and light duty trucks has increased while average CO2 emissions continue to decrease for the seventh consecutive year

Maintenance for selective catalytic reduction challenged

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2012

Navistar filed a petition for review March 2 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of new emissions related maintenance and scheduled maintenance intervals related to selective catalytic reduction technology in vehicles

Fuel economy report

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2012

On March 8, the Environmental Protection Agency released Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2011, which found that model year 2010 vehicles, on average, released 394 grams of carbon dioxide per mile and achieved a fuel economy of 22.6 mpg

Federal vehicle energy usage rule

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2012

On March 12, the Department of Energy will publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register requiring federal agencies to reduce petroleum consumption in their vehicle fleets by 20 by October 2015, measured against 2005

$44 million for alternative mobile fuels

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

President Obama announced new funding February 23 to catalyze breakthrough technologies for natural gas and biofuels in vehicles

Senators support vehicle fuel standards

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

A group of 30 senators led by Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senators Debbie Stabenow (DMI), Carl Levin (D-MI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Joe Lieberman (I-CT), and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) sent a letter February 17 to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood supporting the two agencies in their efforts to raise federal fuel economy standards to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025

Energy and Climate Debate

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2012

Multi-year, comprehensive highway and transit reauthorization legislation will dominate both chambers this week as debate is scheduled in both the House and Senate

Truck makers challenge Navistar-specific rule

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2012

On February 7 and 8, Mack Trucks Inc., Volvo Group North America LLC, Daimler Trucks North America LLC, and Detroit Diesel Corp. filed petitions for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s interim final rule that specifically allows Navistar Inc. to pay non-conformance penalties in order to continue producing heavy-duty, 2012 and 2013 model-year diesel engines that exceed nitrogen oxides limits