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Court in the BP p.l.c. Securities Litigation Upholds Opt-Out Procedures But Then Allows Individual Action Plaintiffs to Opt Back Into $175 Million Settlement
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

On November 4, 2016, Judge Keith Ellison of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted preliminary approval of a


Supreme Court Affirms FERC Demand Response Authority
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

Last week, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling affirming that federal regulators may encourage large electricity users to reduce consumption at


Justices Spar over pre-emption as High Court allows state law antitrust claims to proceed against interstate pipelines
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

On April 21, 2015, in a 7-2 decision authored by Justice Breyer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state law antitrust claims brought against


RFS standard ruling
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 27 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated January 25 the cellulosic biofuel portion of the Environmental Protection


Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 13 2012

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia questioned May 9 whether Vermont exhausted its administrative remedies before suing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission over a new 20-year nuclear power plant license for the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station


Second Circuit applies the filed rate doctrine to electricity rates set by market-based auctions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 3 2012

The filed rate doctrine precludes antitrust challenges to rates set or approved by federal agencies


EPSA challenges compensation method
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

The Electric Power Supply Association asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit December 23 to review a March 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rule that requires compensation for demand response programs that are aimed at reducing the demand for wholesale electricity during peak hours


Ethanol survey
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

According to the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, and the American Coalition for Ethanol, ethanol producers announced April 23 that they will fund a nationwide fuel survey of 160,000 gas stations, the last Environmental Protection Agency Requirement they face to move forward with E15 gasoline


CRS outlines air quality standard compliance challenges
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

The Congressional Research Service argued in report October 25 that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s decision to remand regulations designed to reduce power plant pollution that crosses state lines could make it more challenging for some areas to comply with air quality standards for fine particulate matter


MATS rule finalization
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

White Stallion Energy Center, Sunflower Electric Power Corp., Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., Power4Georgians LLC, Deseret Power Electric Cooperative, and Tenaska Trailblazer Partners LLC asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 19 to set a deadline by which the Environmental Protection Agency must finalize a rule reconsidering the mercury and air toxics standards for new power plants