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Plant permitted with GHG limits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 20 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a permit for construction of an electric power plant in Palmdale, California November 16 that includes a limit on greenhouse gas emissions written into the permit


Energy and climate debate - December 18, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The House easily approved a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill December 16, sending the bill to the Senate for a weekend vote


Mandatory wind turbine rule requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The American Bird Conservancy said in a December 14 petition that the Department of Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service should issue regulations establishing a mandatory permitting system for wind energy projects to address their impacts on migratory birds


Light bulb efficiency standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

Beginning January 1, standards making 100-watt incandescent light bulbs about 30 percent more efficient will take effect, despite a policy rider in the omnibus spending legislation (H.R. 2055) that blocks DOE's ability to enforce the measure in the year 2012


CA Admin Law Office approves cap and trade
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The California Office of Administrative Law approved rules for the state’s multisector greenhouse gas emissions cap and trade program December 13, clearing the way for it to begin in January


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


NC expands drilling, fracking impact study
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The North Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced December 13 that it is expanding the scope of a study on the potential environmental and economic impacts of various types of oil and gas exploration and extraction


Degraded border land for renewable energy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Mexico, USA
  • December 18 2011

The Good Neighbor Environmental Board released a report December 14 concluding that all renewable energy planning and land-use projects along the U.S.-Mexico border should optimize the use of rooftops, brownfields, greyfields, and under-used federal properties


Potential development tools
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency posted tools April 25 to evaluate commercial and industrial rooftops, parking lots, and contaminated lands for solar and wind energy potential


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