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Utility MACT safety valve
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced December 12 that she is drafting legislation that would create a safety valve to help power plants comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s utility MACT rule without jeopardizing electricity reliability


West Coast coal exports
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency sent a letter recently to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland, Oregon, district office, calling on the corps to conduct a cumulative environmental analysis of exporting large quantities of coal as it reviews an Ambre Energy North America application for a permit to build a facility on the Columbia River


Energy and climate debate - April 22, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

The House and Senate returned from their two-week recess last week, resumed the budget battle in earnest, and advanced a transportation reauthorization one-step further


Fracking standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized its first air pollutions for hydraulic fracking April 17, at the same time announcing that they will not require industry to use key pollution control equipment until 2015


Federal appeals court rules against NRC on waste confidence rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2012

In a case brought against the Nuclear Regulatory Commission by New York, Vermont, Connecticut, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Riverkeeper Inc., and the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled on June 8 that the commission did not conduct a sufficiently thorough analysis of its rule determining that spent nuclear fuel could be safely stored at power plans for as long as 60 years beyond a reactor’s license


AZ-NM transmission line
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 3 2012

The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management released its draft environmental review May 30 of the proposed 500-mile, 3GW SunZia transmission line that would stretch across Arizona and New Mexico


NY State elected officials weigh in on fracking
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2012

Elected Officials to Protect New York, a newly organized group of local officials, sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) on June 4 urging a continued moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the state until the completion of studies on fracking’s impact on public health and other local issues


Palm oil fuels not renewable
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 29 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency published an analysis January 27 finding that biodiesel and renewable diesel fuels produced from palm oil do not achieve the 20 percent life-cycle greenhouse gas reductions necessary to qualify as renewable fuels


Energy and climate debate - March 11, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

The energy debate continued this week, with a number of high profile issues making headlines in the Senate, reviews and critiques of the president’s budget request occupying significant committee hearing time, and the administration repeating its call for an all of the above energy strategy


Utility MACT lawsuits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

Thirty petitioners, including 24 states as well as industry and environmental groups, filed lawsuits in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit before the April 16 deadline to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s mercury and air toxics standards for power plants