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MATS revisions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 18 2012

In a November 13 status report to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Environmental Protection Agency said that it intends to sign a proposed rule by November 20 to revise mercury and air toxics limits issued last December for new coal- and oil-fired power plants


Texas power plants appeal EPA notice
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2013

Electricity companies Big Brown Power Co. and Luminant Generation Co. petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on July 31


CRS outlines air quality standard compliance challenges
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

The Congressional Research Service argued in report October 25 that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s decision to remand regulations designed to reduce power plant pollution that crosses state lines could make it more challenging for some areas to comply with air quality standards for fine particulate matter


MATS opposed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

A coalition of states, power companies, and mining groups filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 23 charging that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to prove that toxic emissions from power plants endanger public health and should be regulated


New fake RINs identified
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

Cargill is seeking damages in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York from the International Exchange Services for allegedly refusing to replace 1.2 million biodiesel renewable identification numbers that were later found to be fraudulent


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


MATS rule finalization
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

White Stallion Energy Center, Sunflower Electric Power Corp., Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., Power4Georgians LLC, Deseret Power Electric Cooperative, and Tenaska Trailblazer Partners LLC asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 19 to set a deadline by which the Environmental Protection Agency must finalize a rule reconsidering the mercury and air toxics standards for new power plants


Furnace standard rewrite likely
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 20 2013

The Department of Energy and the American Public Gas Association filed a proposed settlement January 14 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District


Paper mill emissions factors revisions sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The American Forest & Paper Association and American Wood Council sued the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit November 16, contending that the agency’s emissions factors for its greenhouse gas reporting requirements for paper mills and biomass-fired boilers exceed overstate actual emissions and should be revised


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