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Energy & environment update January 21, 2014 - energy and climate debate

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

After approving a three-day continuing resolution through January 18 to buy time for debate, Congress sent a bipartisan $1.1 trillion omnibus Fiscal

Energy & environment update December 23, 2013 - Department of Interior

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2013

The Department of Interior’s eight regional Climate Science Centers announced last week that they would award nearly $7 million to universities and

Contractors advised on sustainability

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2011

ICF International advised businesses bidding on federal contracts last week that they should begin evaluating and making plans to reduce their greenhouse gas footprint as federal agencies move to implement Executive Order 13514 on sustainability

EV standards and regs needed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2012

American National Standards Institute’s Electric Vehicles Standards Panel released a report April 23 finding that at least 36 standards, regulations, codes, and other measures are needed to facilitate the safe, mass deployment of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

$7 billion Army RFP

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

The Army issued a request for proposals last week for alternative energy to help meet the Department of Defense’s goal of producing or procuring 25 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025

Biobased product purchasing

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

In line with Executive Order 13514, which requires that 95 percent of new agency contracts use biobased products when available, the White House issued a memorandum of understanding February 21 aimed at increasing such purchases

DHS to study climate change risks

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

The Department of Homeland Security released a notice June 6, saying that climate change will be one of the risk factors considered in the agency's

Miscellaneous

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2012

The National Council of Chair Restaurants released a report November 28 finding that the renewable fuel standard for ethanol has raised prices for chain restaurants by $3.2 billion a year

BLM faulted for poor management of renewables

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2012

The Interior Department inspector general issued a report June 12 arguing that the Bureau of Land Management could improve its renewable energy program by more efficiently collecting rental fees on land it manages, clarifying bond guidance, and implementing a competitive bidding process on projects

Optional green infrastructure

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2012

Former Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell said January 31 that states should not be required to incorporate green infrastructure into their planning for water and transportation infrastructure