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Canada’s Keystone pitch to U.S.
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • September 16 2013

Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz met September 9 to discuss several energy issues


US-Canadian energy trade
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • December 2 2012

The Energy Information Administration released a report November 26 finding that the United States and Canada share the world’s most significant energy trade, exceeding $100 billion in 2011, but that the bulk of the resources move from Canada to the United States


Environmental groups oppose U.S.-Canada Keystone deal
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • September 30 2013

Leaders from 25 environmental groups sent a letter to President Obama September 24, expressing opposition to any deal between the U.S. and Canada


US and Canada sign water quality agreement
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • September 9 2012

The United States and Canada signed September 7 a revised version of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement that updates phosphorous standards for open waters and near-shore areas, and places greater emphasis on pollution prevention, the effects of climate change on coastal communities, and threats posed by invasive species


Canadian mobile emissions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • November 20 2011

Environment Canada announced November 16 that it is seeking comments to guide the development of regulations to limit greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light-duty trucks in the 2017 model year and beyond as part of an ongoing effort with the United States to establish shared vehicle emissions standards


WCI nonprofit launched
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • November 20 2011

The Western Climate Initiative created a nonprofit corporation November 10 that will provide administrative and technical services to support the implementation of GHG emissions trading programs covering seven U.S


US and Canada behind on enviro taxes
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA, Canada
  • March 18 2012

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said March 15 that the United States and Canada lag behind many other counties in their use of environmental taxes to reduce pollution while raising government revenues


RGGI compliance
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, Canada
  • June 10 2012

A June 4 report released by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative says that of the 211 power plants subject to RGGI’s requirements, only five were not in compliance as a result of their failure to have allowances for all of their carbon dioxide emissions


WCI offsets review and approval
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, USA
  • February 26 2012

The Western Climate Initiative released final recommendations February 22 for the review and approval of greenhouse gas emissions offset projects under a regional emissions trading program involving California and four Canadian provinces


NA Leaders’ Summit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • April 8 2012

President Obama hosted Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderone April 2 for the North American Leaders’ Summit