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AK renewable energy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2012

The Center for American Progress held an event May 24 titled “Challenges and Opportunities for Renewable Energy in Alaska.”


Inhofe amendment targets Navy’s biofuels push
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2012

On May 24, the Senate Armed Services Committee passed a Department of Defense authorization amendment from Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) restricting the amount of money the Pentagon can spend on biofuels on a per-gallon-basis, echoing previously passed House measures


Presidential visit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

During a January 10 visit to the Environmental Protection Agency, President Obama applauded the agency’s efforts to protect air, water, and food, and to clean up contaminated sites


New emissions policy analysis tool
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

On January 9, the Federal Highway Administration unveiled “The Energy and Emissions Reduction Policy Analysis Tool” (EERPAT), a new tool to help states assess different policy scenarios for reigning in surface transportation emissions


CARB role in federal fuel standards examined
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

The California Air Resources Board released documents January 10 in another attempt to explain to the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee its role in developing a national program to harmonize the state’s vehicle-related GHG emissions regulations with federal emissions and fuel economy standards


CFA standard assessment
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

The Consumer Federation of America released an assessment January 12 that found that more stringent fuel economy standards for cars and light-duty trucks would provide drivers a net savings of $800 over the life of a five year vehicle loan


Rare earth minerals concern
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

Speaking at a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum January 5, Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs David Sandalow said that the agency has seen some successful substitution of different raw materials in the making of wind turbine magnets, but not enough to ease concerns about supplies of rare earth minerals for alternative energy technologies


OH wells closed to study earthquake linkage
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources announced January 3 that it is investigating whether wells used to dispose of hydraulic fracturing fluids have contributed to a series of earthquakes in the northeastern part of the state


Nuke siting comments sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission published a notice December 30 seeking input on an updated draft guide regarding the selection of suitable sites for potential nuclear plants


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