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Wind investigations initiated
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

Following a petition from a coalition of wind tower manufacturers that alleged unfair pricing, the Department of Commerce announced January 19 that it is initiating investigations into utility-scale wind towers in China and Vietnam


MA upholds wind purchase agreement
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld a 15 year power purchase agreement between Cape Wind and National Grid December 28


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


Cross-state rule challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Power companies, states, municipalities, and industry groups filed another 23 lawsuits challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule for power plants by the October 7 deadline


Utility MACT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

The Utility Air Regulatory Group and 25 states petitioned the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia October 7 to postpone until 2012 the deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a final rule requiring power plants to control toxic emissions


FAA ordered to review earlier Cape Wind environmental findings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 30 2011

On October 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration must review potential hazards of the proposed Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts after failing to follow its own internal procedures in the initial review


Maintenance for selective catalytic reduction challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

Navistar filed a petition for review March 2 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of new emissions related maintenance and scheduled maintenance intervals related to selective catalytic reduction technology in vehicles


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


VA climate case rehearing
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

Virginia’s Supreme Court ordered a new hearing in a lawsuit January 17 in which the court previously decided that an insurance carrier did not have a duty to defend an energy company being sued for its alleged contribution to climate change


Challenge to plant approval dismissed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 19 2012

On February 17, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a petition by the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League asking that the court review internal documents related to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's decision to reinstate construction permits for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Bellefonte Units 1 and 2 in Alabama