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Green improvements

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2011

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy released a report recently that concluded that federal agencies did a better job of purchasing green products in fiscal years 2008 and 2009

Wind energy area leases

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

The Department of Interior announced November 30 that it will offer for lease about 278,000 acres in two wind energy areas, one off the coast of Virginia and a second off the coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

CCS power purchase agreement

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

Under the Clean Coal Power Initiative, the Energy Department announced January 17 the first power purchase agreement in the US by a utility for electricity from a commercial-scale coal-fired power plant with carbon capture technology

$452 million for SMRs

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

The Department of Energy announced November 29 that it will help to finance the development of small modular reactors in a project that will be led by Babcock & Wilcox Co

Legislation introduced

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

Senators John Hoeven, Dick Lugar, David Vitter were joined by 41 of their colleagues January 30 in introducing legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight

Military energy efficiency

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

Testifying before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness March 29, Dorothy Robyn, deputy undersecretary of defense for installations and the environment, said that the Defense Department is pursuing energy efficiency and other measures to reduce its energy bill and increase its energy security

Puerto Rican waste to energy facility challenged in court

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

Activists supported by a local chapter of the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against Puerto Rican authorities January 18 to block a $50 million proposed waste-to-energy facility in Barceloneta on the grounds that an environmental impact study is inadequate

Development bank calls for rapid steps to boost Asia's renewable energy, efficiency

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • June 26 2011

At a four-day forum, titled “New Business Models and Policy Drivers: Building the Low-Carbon Future,” organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Resources Institute, and the Asian Development Bank, ADB president Haruhiko Kuroda told Asian nations there is an urgent need to move rapidly to enhance energy efficiency and increase investment in renewable energy

Partnership with State of California on RE projects

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

On January 13, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a memorandum of understanding to expand a 2009 agreement, signed by Salazar and then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) that calls for expedited DOI review and processing of CA renewable energy projects

Military energy hearing

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

Appearing before a joint hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy and Subcommittee on Oversight March 27, Richard Kidd, deputy assistant secretary for energy and sustainability at the U.S. Army, testified that the U.S. military is pursuing energy efficiency initiatives to protect troops and increase its energy security