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Energy plans by Danish EU leaders
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 29 2012

Danish climate and energy minister announced January 24 that the nation will use its European Union council presidency to advocate for a low-carbon road map and revise energy efficiency legislation


EU extends GHG reporting requirements
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 3 2012

The European Parliament’s environment committee approved legislation May 30 that would require member states to report more extensively on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare low-carbon strategies through 2050


Baltic Sea adaptation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 3 2012

European Union countries in the Baltic Sea region announced May 22 that they are working to promote area adoption of policies to protect the agriculture, tourism, and infrastructure sectors from the impacts of climate change


EC efficiency standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • January 29 2012

The European Commission announced January 20 that it is preparing a plan that will designate product groups to which stricter energy efficiency standards will be applied in the next three years


WTO dispute panelists
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, European Union, Global
  • January 29 2012

The European Union and Canada agreed January 20 on the appointment of three World Trade Organization dispute panelists who will rule on the EU’s complaint against the provisions in the Canadian province of Ontario’s green energy program which the agency claims unfairly discriminates against foreign firms


EU revises e-waste law
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 10 2012

On June 7, the European Union Council revised a waste electronic and electrical equipment law requiring some EU nations, starting in 2016, to collect a minimum of 45 more of the e-waste they produce


EU renewable energy goals
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 10 2012

On June 6 European Union Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said that within two years the EU should decide on its renewable energy goals for 2030 and how it is best prepared to achieve the goals


Transportation Secretary queried on airlines and EU carbon caps
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • June 10 2012

At a June 6 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was questioned about whether the Administration would support Senator John Thune’s (R-SD) legislation to prohibit American airlines from participating in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System


EU report on carbon dioxide emissions caps for vehicles
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • June 10 2012

According to a report released on June 6 and sponsored by the European Commission, the European Union’s 2020 carbon dioxide emissions cap for vehicles of 95 grams per kilometer is achievable and at a lower price tag than previously thought


EU emissions reductions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • March 18 2012

The European Parliament voted, 398-132, with 104 abstentions, March 15 in favor of a resolution backing draft emission reduction milestones for the European Union through 2050