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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.”


$700 billion could be saved
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2012

Taxpayers for Common Sense, Friends of the Earth, and the R Street Institute released a study June 26 finding that Congress could save taxpayers nearly $700 billion over 10 years be eliminating environmentally harmful subsidies and programs ranging from oil and gas industry tax breaks to loan guarantees for alternative energy projects


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 - 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


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


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


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


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


Carbon tax emails sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) sent a letter November 20 to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner accusing the agency of withholding thousands of pages of emails that could be related to the department’s involvement with carbon tax issues