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Energy & environment update - August 25, 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

Now that summer is drawing to a close, let’s check in on one important bill that lost momentum just as the summer was beginning. Remember the Senate


CRS biomass report
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

The Congressional Research Service published a report March 6 outlining four different definitions for biomass that have been used in the tax code since 2007


Energy & environment update December 23, 2013 - energy and climate debate
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 23 2013

As Congress wrapped up the first session of the 113th Congress, the House and Senate came together to finalize several pieces of legislation, and


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


Energy & environment update - April 7, 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 7 2014

Budget hearings continue this week, following a week during which budget reviews and tax extenders negotiations dominated much of the national energy


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


Energy & environment update - September 15 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 15 2014

Congress is in Washington this week for an intense few days before recessing until after the November elections. The House will vote September 17 on


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


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.”