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California’s low carbon fuel standard upheld after initial defeat in federal court
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 19 2013

California lawmakers passed the "California Global Warming Solutions Act," AB32, which included regulations known as the Low Carbon Fuel Standard


CA diesel truck lawsuit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 23 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled December 19 that it lacked jurisdiction in a lawsuit challenging standards for the


Texas power plants appeal EPA notice
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2013

Electricity companies Big Brown Power Co. and Luminant Generation Co. petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on July 31


Environmental groups challenge Northeast transmission line
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

A group of environmental advocacy groups, including Earthjustice and the Eastern Environmental Law Center, filed a lawsuit October 15 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Interior Department’s decision to allow construction of an upgraded high-voltage transmission line


Sierra Club challenges AZ waste-to-energy ruling
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 9 2012

The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit September 4 with the Arizona, Maricopa County Superior Court, which aims to overturn an Arizona Corporation Commission June 26 ruling that allowed a utility to deem trash burning a renewable energy resource under the state’s renewable energy standard


Vogtle plant case
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

Nine environmental and public interests groups seeking to require stronger safety standards for new nuclear power plants faced considerable skepticism from a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia November 19 regarding the merit and timing of their petitions


GHG permitting challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 16 2012

The American Petroleum Institute, American Fuel and Petrochemicals Manufacturers, National Association of Manufacturers, and the National Oilseed Processors Association filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit September 10 challenging the third step of the Environmental Protection Agency’s tailoring rule


Fraudulent RIN case
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 23 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency sent a proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget December 15 for interagency review that would establish a


Portions of RFS challenge dismissed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 23 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed December 17 portions of an American Petroleum Institute, American Fuel &


Energy & environment update January 13, 2014 -Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 13 2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator filed opposition briefs January 8 claiming that a case