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New emissions policy analysis tool
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

On January 9, the Federal Highway Administration unveiled “The Energy and Emissions Reduction Policy Analysis Tool” (EERPAT), a new tool to help states assess different policy scenarios for reigning in surface transportation emissions


WA climate transportation impacts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

Washington State’s Department of Transportation issued a report December 21 determining that a draft climate change risk assessment model developed by the Federal Highway Administration offers an important starting point for state transportation agencies assessing the vulnerability of their assets


$10 million for electric cargo
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 25 2012

Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced March 20 up to $10 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy electric transportation technologies for cargo vehicles


APEC transportation and energy conference held
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2011

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and California Governor Jerry Brown (D) urged the first-ever joint Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Transportation and Energy Ministers Conference September 13 to invest and encourage development in energy and transportation, and therefore the environment and economy


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


EU marine sulfur emissions limited
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 16 2012

The European Parliament approved, 606-55, legislation September 11 to phase in tighter sulfur limits in shipping fuels through 2020


EC’s shipping emissions proposal potentially harmful
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 23 2012

Speaking at a European Policy Center event September 18, Andreas Chrysostomou, chairman of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee, said that an upcoming European Commission proposal on controlling shipping emissions could disrupt international negotiations on the issue and provoke a backlash from developing countries


Alternative vehicle tax credits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

The Congressional Budget Office released a report September 20 finding that tax credits for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle purchases will cost about $7.5 billion through 2019


Chinese vehicle fuel economy targets
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China
  • August 19 2012

The Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation released a report July 25 finding that China will face difficulty meeting its vehicle fuel economy targets unless it addresses imported models’ higher rates of energy consumption