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Uranium mining moratorium

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

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is scheduled to announce January 9 a moratorium on new mining claims on about a million acres of federal land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park

CRS fossil fuels subsidy report

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

The Congressional Research Service released a report March 5 finding that after years of resistance, the atmosphere could be changing enough for Congress to repeal tax breaks for oil and gas industry

Insurers unprepared for climate risks

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2011

Ceres released a report September 1 finding that a majority of U.S. insurers are unprepared to manage climate change risks

Chu to visit MA

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2012

This Monday, Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu will visit several clean technology and energy efficiency companies in Massachusetts as a guest of Sen. John Kerry (D-MA

Green leasing

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2012

The Energy Department launched the Green Lease Library March 20, an online resource to help the commercial building sector implement green leases, or rental agreements that encourage energy efficiency

DoE launches Energy.gov website

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2011

On August 4, DoE announced the next step of its comprehensive website reform, making Energy.gov a cutting-edge, interactive information platform

Water to account for 15 percent electricity by 2030

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

Speaking at the National Hydropower Association’s annual conference April 16, Jose Zayas, program manager of the Department of Energy’s wind and water power program, said that the agency is seeking to obtain 15 percent of the country’s electricity from conventional hydropower and other water-powered sources by 2030

Wind PPA tax rule

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2012

The Internal Revenue Service issued Private Letter Ruling 201214007 April 6, concluding that where a taxpayer purchased wind energy facilities accompanied by facility-specific Power Purchase Agreements, no portion of the purchase price need be allocated to the PPAs as a separate asset

Upcoming hearings

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

The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing January 25 to consider President Obama’s decision on the Keystone XL pipeline

Energy and climate debate - October 9, 2011

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2011

As the Administration continues to take heat for the Solyndra bankruptcy, and the President continues to defend loan guarantees as a tool that allows the United State to compete in an increasingly global and fast-paced market, clean energy issues as a whole are struggling to come out from under the politicized negative media attention