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Tier 3 standards elicit letters

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

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Union of Concerned Scientists, Sierra Club, and Environmental Defense Fund sent a letter January 11 to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson urging her to immediately propose stronger standards for gasoline and vehicle emissions and to finalize them by the summer

U.S. renewable energy company plans to submit Chapter 11 claim against Canada

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 24 2011

On July 14, Mesa Power Group, LLC, a renewable energy developer, announced that it has filed a notice of intent to submit a North American Free Trade Agreement Chapter 11 arbitration claim against Canada for alleged breaches of NAFTA obligations

OMB reviewing RFS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2011

The White House Office of Management and Budget received an Environmental Protection Agency final rule November 9 that would set the total amount of renewable fuel required in the nation’s motor fuel supply in 2012

Study links diesel exhaust to lung cancer

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2012

On March 2, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute released a 20-year study that tracked 12,000 miners working in specific industries and found a much higher concentration of instances of lung cancer than the general population

Electric industry seeks to overturn FERC rule

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

A lawsuit filed on June 6 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by the Electric Power Supply Association, the American Public Power Association, Edison Electric Institute, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, and Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, seeks to overturn a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rule compensating business customers for reducing power usage, arguing that the rule will unfairly subsidize large business customers

CAP RES report

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

The Center for American Progress released an issue brief last week finding that renewable energy standards do not raise rates for consumers

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

Legislation introduced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2012

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) introduced legislation (S. 2100) February 13 to suspend sales of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve until certain conditions are met

DOE and CenterPoint Energy announce results of energy efficiency study

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

CenterPoint Energy and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman released the results of a survey covering a 500 smart meter pilot program begun last fall

Wind companies file trade complaint

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

Four wind companies that manufacture steel filed a trade complaint with the Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission last week against China and Vietnam, contending that the two nations are providing unfair subsidies that hurt the domestic industry