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PACE lawsuits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit blocked two suits October 24 aimed at protecting local clean energy loans from federal financial regulator directives


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


Cellulosic biofuel requirement challenged in court
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2012

The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers and the Western States Petroleum Association petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit June 11 to review an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that the domestic fuel supply include specified amounts of commercially scarce cellulosic biofuels in 2011


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


CA accord with NRG challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 3 2012

ECOtotality Inc., a San Francisco-based company that installs electric vehicle charging systems, filed a lawsuit in the California Court of Appeals First Appellate District May 25 challenging the $120 million settlement California agreed to with NRG Energy earlier this year, which is designed in part to help fund the development of electric car charging facilities throughout the state


Reporting requirements challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 26 2012

The American Petroleum Institute and the American Gas Association filed lawsuits February 21 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging a December 2011 Environmental Protection Agency rule that requires petroleum and gas drilling operations to report 2011 emissions from wells and storage tanks on a county level and by geologic formation


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


API challenges RFS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

The American Petroleum Institute filed a lawsuit September 18 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 cellulosic ethanol requirements set under the renewable fuel program


Reheater replacements not routine
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana ruled September 19 that reheater replacements at a Louisiana power plant are not eligible for a routine maintenance exception under the Clean Air Act


Court grants motion to dismiss in Ralls case
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 14 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted the Obama Administration's motion to dismiss a case filed by Ralls Corp., a company