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Coal ash property damage ruling released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 26 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit determined in an August 20 ruling that residents neighboring a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant


ID EE legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

Idaho enacted legislation (H.B. 485) April 3, retroactive to January 1, replacing the insulation deduction for existing residents with a deduction for energy efficiency upgrades


CA GHG and Green Building Order
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

California Governor Jerry Brown issued Executive Order No. B-18-12 April 25, requiring agencies to take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 10 percent from 2010 levels by 2015 and 20 percent by 2020


House defeats Farm Bill, Senate advances modest energy legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

Ten days after the Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill 66-27, the House defeated the $940 billion H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform


RE leasing streamlined
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The Department of Interior finalized a rule last week that will streamline the leasing approval process on tribal land to encourage increased commercial development like renewable energy projects


Court rejects challenge to FHFA directive
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 11 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled November 9 that a 2010 Federal Housing Finance Agency directive regarding the financing of local clean energy programs by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is not tantamount to a rulemaking that can be challenged in court


CA plans for heat-related health risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

California’s Climate Action Team intends to release this spring final guidance detailing plans to address heat-related health risks associated with climate change


Support for leed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 29 2012

Over 1,200 businesses, building professionals, environmental organizations, unions, cities, and individuals asked the General Services Administration July 25 to continue supporting the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system


Shifting away from LEED
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 18 2012

Turner Construction Company released a report November 8 concluding that companies are less likely to use the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system now than in recent years


Building design standards to be released tomorrow
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2013

The Department of Energy is expected to publish July 9 a final rule setting energy efficiency design standards for new federal commercial and