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Personnel
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 19 2011

Richard Newell announced last week that after nearly two years of service as the Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, he will return next month to his position as professor of energy and environmental economics at Duke University


Personnel
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2011

The Obama Administration recently hired Sarah Bianchi as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Vice President and also as a Deputy Assistant to the President


Additional Keystone XL review requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 5 2011

Thirty-four House Democrats sent a letter May 31 to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson requesting a meeting with State Department officials to make the case for at least 120 days of additional review of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and for field hearings in several states regarding the agency’s supplemental draft environmental impact statement


Poneman to Brazil to launch Strategic Energy Dialogue
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Brazil, USA
  • August 14 2011

On August 17, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman is travelling to Brazil with officials from the departments of State and Commerce, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, and the Overseas Private Investment Corp to launch the U.S.-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue, announced by President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in March


Biofuels initiative announced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

President Obama announced August 16 that the Departments of Agriculture, Energy, and Navy will invest up to $510 million over the next three years in partnership with the private sector to produce advanced drop-in aviation and marine biofuels to power military and commercial transportation


Republicans not seeking autumn spending battle
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

On August 19, Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) reiterated his commitment to honoring the debt limit agreement negotiated by the White House and congressional leaders despite the fact that some earlier Republican-supported Appropriations bills called for much greater cuts


$7.1 billion renewable energy investment sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

The Army announced August 16 that it is seeking $7.1 billion in private investment for renewable energy power plants


Climate is security issue
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

Nancy Sutley, chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, told the National Conference on Science, Policy, and the Environment January 18 that climate change is a major national security issue


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

President Obama announced January 17 that Jeffrey Zients, deputy director for management and the country’s first federal chief performance officer at the Office of Management and Budget, will again serve as acting director of OMB


$77 million for UTCs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

The Department of Transportation announced January 17 that 22 University Transportation Centers will receive $77 million to advance research and education programs that address critical national transportation challenges