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BLS finds defined benefit plans costlier than defined contribution plans
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

In a report published December 12th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that it now costs more for private-sector employers to provide defined


Paper mill emissions factors revisions sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The American Forest & Paper Association and American Wood Council sued the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit November 16, contending that the agency’s emissions factors for its greenhouse gas reporting requirements for paper mills and biomass-fired boilers exceed overstate actual emissions and should be revised


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


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


Global energy efficiency standard recognized
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2011

The Department of Energy on June 20 supported the new global voluntary energy efficiency and energy management standard, ISO 50001 that aims to help organizations reduce energy costs in their buildings and industrial facilities


CA clean energy jobs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 11 2012

California voters approved, 60.1 to 39.9 percent, Proposition 39 November 6 to provide revenue for energy efficiency and clean energy programs and money for the state’s general fund


UCS releases corporate climate report
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 3 2012

The Union of Concerned Scientists released a report May 30 finding that while some American companies have pledged actions to combat global climate change, many have worked to undermine public understanding of the issue


Small businesses lead innovation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

Small Business Administration Chief Counsel Winslow Sargeant released a report at the world Green Energy Symposium last week that concludes that U.S. small businesses lead the way on green technology innovation


$120 million for battery and storage hub
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 12 2012

The Department of Energy announced February 7 its plans to launch a new energy innovation hub for advanced research on batteries and energy storage, with an investment of up to $120 million over five years


Boiler and incinerator air pollution standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 23 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency released final rules December 20 that revise air emissions limits for boilers and incinerators but allow the industry