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WI must consider efficient turbines
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency ordered Wisconsin officials last week to consider requiring more efficient turbines as part of a greenhouse gas permit for a Milwaukee sewage treatment plant


WY ethanol PTC repealed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

On March 22, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead (R) signed SF 8 repealing the $0.40 gasoline tax credit for ethanol producers, allowing the state Highway Fund and local governments to begin collecting millions in fuel taxes ethanol produced in the state


Contractor e-waste regulations forthcoming
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

The General Services Administration will release within 90 days a draft version of changes to the Federal Management Regulation that prohibit federal contractors using federal funds to purchase electronic equipment from disposing of used e-devices in landfills


Black coal study
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

On March 30, the Environmental Protection Agency released a report claiming that while more research is needed, black carbon emissions, fine particulate matter that comes various forms of fossil fuel combustion, may both harm human health and contribute to climate change


$100 million for biofuels
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

The Department of Defense issued a Special Notice announcing that it intends to use its Defense Production Act authority to issue a $100 million funding opportunity as early as June


New nuke reactor design approved
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission voted December 22 to approve a new nuclear reactor design that will be used as a template for building new domestic nuclear power plants


Coal export policy review requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber sent a letter April 25 to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Land Management officials calling for a complete environmental impact statement on proposed coal exports to Asia and the formulation of a clear federal policy on the exports before additional permitting and leasing decisions are made


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

On April 23, Senator Carl Levin introduced legislation (S. 2330 and S. 2334) to temporarily reduce the duty on hybrid electrical vehicle inverters and lithium ion electrical storage batteries


Uranium mining moratorium
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is scheduled to announce January 9 a moratorium on new mining claims on about a million acres of federal land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park


Biobased Blueprint
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

The White House released the National Bioeconomy Blueprint April 26 with a two-fold goal of laying out strategic objectives that will help realize the full potential of the domestic bioeconomy and highlighting early achievements toward those objectives