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Industry and environmentalists seek coal ash deadline
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 15 2012

On April 13, Headwaters Resources Inc., a Utah-based coal combustion residuals manufacturer and marketer, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking hard deadlines for the Environmental Protection Agency’s final coal ash regulations that will either define the coal combustion byproduct as hazardous or non-hazardous


Biofuel groups defend RFS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 15 2012

The Advanced Biofuels Association, American Coalition for Ethanol, Advanced Ethanol Council, Biotechnological Industry Organization, Growth Energy, and Renewable Fuels Association filed a motion in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit April 6 seeking permission to intervene on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency in lawsuits challenging its renewable fuel standards


OR wind lawsuit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 15 2012

Oregon Natural Desert Association and the Audubon Society of Portland filed a lawsuit April 5 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon against the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management in an effort to block development of wind farms flanking Steens Mountain in southeast Oregon


Navistar case
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2012

During oral arguments May 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit questioned the Environmental Protection Agency about why it did not provide for notice and comment on an interim final rule that allows Navistar Inc. to produce heavy-duty diesel engines that exceed nitrogen oxides limits if it pays nonconformance penalties


Biomass permitting delay defended
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit May 14 defending its decision to postpone greenhouse gas permitting for sources that burn biomass as art of its effort to phase in the permitting program beginning with the largest sources


Court affirms government must pay for nuclear waste storage
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2012

On May 18, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld approximately $142 million in damages to Yankee Atomic Electric Co., Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co., and Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co. to cover the costs, including Nuclear Regulatory Commission fees, of storing spent nuclear fuel that should have gone to the government's Yucca Mountain storage facility per agreements signed under the 1982 Nuclear Waste Policy Act


Tailpipe rule defended
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency filed a brief September 1 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in defense of its tailpipe rule


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


States oppose federal implementation plans
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

Nebraska, Florida, Alabama, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on September 23 claiming that the Environmental Protection Agency inappropriately implemented the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule through federal implementation plans


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