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Court denies CARB request
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 29 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California denied January 23 the California Air Resources Board’s request to lift an injunction blocking enforcement of the state’s low-carbon fuel standard


CARB clears hurdle
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 11 2011

On December 6, a California Superior Court Judge Ernest Goldsmith in San Francisco approved an expanded environmental analysis of the state’s strategy for implementing climate policies, removing one legal block to the state’s economy-wide cap and trade program


Court decision on cement rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 11 2011

On December 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency acted improperly when the agency failed to consider a separate rulemaking defining solid waste incinerators when the agency issued national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants and source performance standards for cement kilns


Sierra Club challenges delay of boiler, incinerator rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2011

On July 15, the Sierra Club filed a petition for review July 15 in the U.S


Ethanol waiver lawsuit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit questioned industry groups during oral argument April 17 to explain how they were harmed by Environmental Protection Agency waivers allowing gasoline to contain up to 15 percent ethanol, and whether they had standing to bring the challenges


Court decision does not impact boiler MACT sources
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency said January 12 that no sources will be affected by a U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia order vacating the agency’s decision to delay the date of the Boiler MACT rule


Heavy duty diesel case dismissed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a lawsuit January 17 in which Navistar Inc. sought to force the Environmental Protection Agency to recall certain model year 2010 heavy-duty diesel engines


VT nuclear plant remains open
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

On January 19, the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont issued a permanent injunction sought by Entergy Corp., ruling that a Vermont state permit law was preempted by the federal Atomic Energy Act


EPA air quality standards to be finalized in June
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

On January 17, the Environmental Protection Agency told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit it would propose revised air quality standards for particulate matter by June 2012 with a finalized version by June 2013, asking for more time to complete its own internal review


Wind investigations initiated
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

Following a petition from a coalition of wind tower manufacturers that alleged unfair pricing, the Department of Commerce announced January 19 that it is initiating investigations into utility-scale wind towers in China and Vietnam