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Energy & environment update March 04, 2014 - Department of Treasury
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration released a report recently finding that wind and solar energy companies may have benefited


Environmental groups revisit carbon tax
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 11 2012

Democratic successes in last week’s elections have encouraged environmental groups to consider advocating for more aggressive action on climate change, including renewed interest in a proposal to tax the carbon content of fuel


Energy & environment update January 13, 2014 - states
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 13 2014

New York enacted legislation (A.B. 7058) December 18 to increase the New York City green roof property tax abatement, expand it, and extend the


Vitter letter on carbon tax
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

In a September 13 letter, Senate Environment and Public Works Ranking Member David Vitter (R-LA) asked the Treasury Department to turn over documents


Or tax credit auction
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 7 2012

The Oregon Department of Revenue announced last week that it will hold a tax credit auction October 8-12 to benefit the Renewable Energy Development Fund


Ship emissions trading opposed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 7 2012

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) called on the administration October 3 to act against the European Union’s proposal to include greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry in its cap and trade program, calling it “illegal foreign taxation.”


CA solar property tax
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 7 2012

The California State Board of Equalization issued recently final draft guidelines explaining the new construction property tax exclusion for active solar energy systems


CO2 tax raises significant funds
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

The Congressional Research Service reported September 17 that a federal carbon tax could raise as much as $90 billion in its first year, and more in following years, to reduce the federal budget deficit or offset reductions in other taxes


Sanders tax reform letters sent
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) sent several tax reform letters to Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on


Energy & environment update March 04, 2014 - energy and climate debate
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

With the reintroduction of energy efficiency legislation and a first move on comprehensive tax reform, energy issues received significant attention