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EU Parliament committee asks for tougher transportation standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • November 27 2011

On November 22, by a vote of 35-5, the European Parliament’s transportation committee passed a resolution calling on the European Commission to introduce legislative proposals to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from road transportation by 20 percent and from aviation and shipping by 30 percent compared to a 2010 baseline


EU ship fuel standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • February 19 2012

On February 16, the European Parliament's environment committee voted 4815 to follow the United State’s example and surpass International Maritime Organization standards by only permitting ships using fuel with very low levels of sulfur


SO. CA transportation plan
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

The Southern California Association of Governments adopted a $524.7 billion land use and transportation plan April 4 designed to reduce by 9 percent per capita vehicle-related greenhouse gas emissions in a six-county area by 2020, and 16 percent by 2035, relative to 2005 levels


ARPA-E 2013 goals
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

During a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development hearing March 28, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy Director Arun Majumdar said that the agency would emphasize projects related to transportation and stationary power systems in fiscal year 2013


Energy and climate debate
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

Congress finished a few things on its plate last week as it prepared to leave Washington to begin a two-week recess


Chinese vehicle plan
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China
  • April 1 2012

China recently published a Five-Year Plan for developing new energy vehicles including plug-in hybrid electric and electric cars


OR mobile emissions toolkit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

The Oregon Department of Transportation launched a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Toolkit March 22 to help local jurisdictions determine which actions and programs can be implemented to help reduce mobile source emissions


IN E85 deduction
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

Indiana enacted legislation (H.B. 1128) March 16 to repeal the gross retail tax deduction for retail merchants selling E85 fuel, as well as the credit that retailers were entitled to if the deduction exceeded the gross retail tax amount


EU shipping emissions regulations to be released in 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 22 2012

On January 19, the European Union announced it will consider proposals on how to regulate international shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions, and publish those standards by year-end


Volt investigation concluded
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration closed its safety defect investigation into the potential risk of fire in Chevy Volts January 20