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Tax Code and greenhouse gases report released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

The National Research Council released its congressionally mandated report Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions June 20, finding


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 9 2012

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) was joined by 20 of his Republican colleagues in introducing a concurrent resolution December 5 opposing the creation of a carbon tax


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

Following a week during which energy and climate issues garnered significant national attention, via both Senator Lisa Murkowski's (R-AK) energy


Energy and climate debate - January 6, 2013
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 6 2013

After lengthy negotiations during the lame duck session, the 112th Congress approved January 1 legislation (H.R. 8) to avoid the fiscal cliff just prior


US and Canada behind on enviro taxes
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA, Canada
  • March 18 2012

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said March 15 that the United States and Canada lag behind many other counties in their use of environmental taxes to reduce pollution while raising government revenues


Letters pushed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 11 2011

As Congress prepares to consider tax extenders legislation at the end of the year, Senators and Representatives are preparing a number of letters in support of energy tax programs that will expire at the end of the year unless extended


1603 support letter
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

A group of House Democrats, led by Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rush Holt (D-NJ), circulated a letter last week in support of the 1603 grants in lieu of tax credits program, which provides grant funding in place of a tax credit for companies with no tax liability in an effort to accelerate the deployment of clean energy technologies


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


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


DE increases tax incentives for creators of new clean energy manufacturing jobs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2011

On June 22, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) signed S.B. 40 into law, increasing the tax credits available to companies that create jobs in Delaware in general, but added extra incentives for manufacturers of clean energy systems