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Judicial streamlining legislation signed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed two bills September 27 to streamline the environmental review process for a proposed 72,000-seat football stadium in downtown Los Angeles and other large statewide projects


IG faults EPA peer review
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

The Office of the Inspector General released a report September 28 in which it critiqued the way the Environmental Protection Agency reviewed scientific data to support its greenhouse gas regulation findings but concluded overall that the agency met statutory requirements for rulemaking


Insufficient fees collected
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General issued a report September 23 in which it found that the agency is not collecting enough fees from vehicle and engine manufacturers and importers to recover the costs of administering the Motor Vehicle and Engine Compliance Program


States file suit over utility rates
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

On September 30, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, filing on behalf of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Vermont filed a complaint at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking to lower the return on equity, or allowed profit, for utilities to 9.2 percent from the current 11.14 percent set in 2006


Draft legislation removes green jobs fund
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

On September 29, the House Appropriations Committee released a draft fiscal year 2012 funding bill for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education which defunded the Labor Department's Green Jobs Innovation Fund, mirroring the Senate Appropriation Committee’s bill (S. 1599) that “zeroes out” the training grant program


CA may suspend tax breaks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority directed staff at a September 27 meeting to come up with a plan to determine if procedures for reviewing and approving clean energy and advanced transportation manufacturing tax exemptions need to be strengthened


Cape Wind PPA
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 19 2012

On February 15, as part of the proposed merger agreement between utility companies Northeast Utilities and NSTAR, the Massachusetts government is requiring the merged entity to enter into a 15-year contract to purchase 27.5 of the proposed Cape Wind’s electricity


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 19 2012

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) introduced legislation (S. 2100) February 13 to suspend sales of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve until certain conditions are met


Satellites top priority
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 19 2012

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrator Jane Lubchenco said February 16 that satellites to monitor weather and climate are the highest administration funding priority for fiscal year 2013


Senators send energy tax letter
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 19 2012

Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), John Kerry (D-MA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Tom Carper (D-DE) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients February 10 encouraging them to advance tax policies that improve energy efficiency and support clean energy incentives