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RFS standard ruling
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 27 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated January 25 the cellulosic biofuel portion of the Environmental Protection


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


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 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


Challenge to CO2 rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 12 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency filed an August 9 motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit requesting that the court dismiss challenges to the agency’s proposed carbon dioxide performance standards for new power plants


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


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


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


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