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UK’s reduced VAT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2013

The European Commission filed a challenge February 21 before the European Court of Justice to have the United Kingdom's reduced value added tax rates


UK CCS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2012

The U.K. Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Reduction Task Force, a collaboration between the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Crown Estate, and the U.K. CCS industry, released a report November 21 finding that electricity from large-scale gas and coal power plants equipped with carbon capture and storage could be cost-competitive with nuclear and renewable-generated electricity in the United Kingdom in a decade


UK GHG reporting
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2012

The United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs announced June 20 that the more than 1,600 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market will be required to report their greenhouse gas emissions in annual reports beginning next April


International
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom, Canada
  • May 13 2012

The European Chemical Industry Council announced May 8 that it will monitor its environmental sustainability by tracking indicators like greenhouse gas and acidifying gases emissions and waste generation


RE to comprise 30 percent of UK mix
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2011

The United Kingdom's Committee on Climate Change released its Renewable Energy Review May 9


UK fracking
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2012

An independent panel recommended to the Department for Energy and Climate Change April 17 that shale gas drilling operations may resume in the United Kingdom as long as precautionary operational procedures are taken to reduce the risk of earthquakes


UK shale gas exploration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Burundi, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2012

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced December 13 that the United Kingdom has ended a ban on exploration for shale gas using fracking but operators will be subject to new controls to prevent seismic risks


UK EE infrastructure fund
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2012

The United Kingdom’s Department of Business, Innovation, and Skills awarded Sustainable Development Capital £50 million August 6 to invest in energy efficiency infrastructure projects


Fracking in the UK
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2012

On June 29, the United Kingdom’s Royal Society released, Shale Gas Extraction in the UK: A Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, claiming the health, safety, and environmental risks associated with hydraulic fracturing are manageable, provided there exists strong regulation and monitoring of well casing and cementing


CDP improves metric
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2011

The Carbon Disclosure Project announced October 20 that it will begin scoring greenhouse gas emissions reports provided to its Supply Chain initiative