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ND haze implementation plan reconsideration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

In a September 23 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider part of its haze


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


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


Vogtle plant case
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

Nine environmental and public interests groups seeking to require stronger safety standards for new nuclear power plants faced considerable skepticism from a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia November 19 regarding the merit and timing of their petitions


Mercury standards reconsideration progress
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency submitted a status report to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 12 showing that it has made significant progress on a proposed rule to reconsider mercury and air toxics standards for new power plants


CA fracking
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

The Center for Biological Diversity, Earthworks, the Environmental Working Group, and the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit in the Alameda County Superior Court October 16 to force the California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources to conduct environmental impact analyses for oil and gas fields before fracking occurs


Environmental groups challenge Northeast transmission line
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

A group of environmental advocacy groups, including Earthjustice and the Eastern Environmental Law Center, filed a lawsuit October 15 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Interior Department’s decision to allow construction of an upgraded high-voltage transmission line


Energy & environment update March 04, 2014 - Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit February 24 charging that


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


API files RFS suit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 14 2013

In an October 8 filing, the American Petroleum Institute asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review the