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NY brownfields program criticized
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2012

A report issued on June 7 by Environmental Advocates of New York says that tax credits issued under the state’s brownfields program have failed to provide areas most in need of development with relief


Chicago joining better building challenge
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2012

At a June 5 event with Energy Secretary Chu, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the city is joining President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge, a national leadership initiative that calls on CEOs, university presidents, and state and local leaders to reduce their portfolio-wide energy use by 20 percent by 2020 and to share the results of their energy reduction strategies


Building design standards to be released tomorrow
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2013

The Department of Energy is expected to publish July 9 a final rule setting energy efficiency design standards for new federal commercial and


Renewed commitment to ee legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) said November 27 that they are preparing an aggressive push for their energy efficiency legislation in the next Congress


CA plans for heat-related health risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

California’s Climate Action Team intends to release this spring final guidance detailing plans to address heat-related health risks associated with climate change


No more opting out of rule for renovation of buildings containing lead paint
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 17 2012

On June 22, 2012, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) removal of the opt-out provision for work that disturbs lead-based paint in pre-1978 housing


Military building efficiency overhaul
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

On March 7, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies held a hearing on the military’s budget for military installations, environment, energy, and base realignment and closure programs


Support for leed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 29 2012

Over 1,200 businesses, building professionals, environmental organizations, unions, cities, and individuals asked the General Services Administration July 25 to continue supporting the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system


Green buildings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2012

Speaking at a June 5 event sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council, Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Kerr-Ann Jones said that the federal government and the private sector are seeing an increased role for green buildings


Efficient housing guidelines released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 29 2012

The Department of Energy invited energy efficient product manufacturers, manufactured housing experts, and other home performance industry stakeholders to review and comment on its Standard Work Specifications for Manufactured Housing on January 26