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Tax status questioned
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) released a report October 16 urging the elimination of tax credits for electric vehicles


A123 files Chapter 11
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer A123, which received a $249 million stimulus grant from the Department of Energy, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection October 15 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to facilitate an agreement in which Johnson Controls will purchase its automotive business assets for $125 million


NO2 near-road monitors
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule October 5 that would allow states up to four more years to install required NO2 monitors near busy roadways


Non-road engine regulation challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2013

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association filed suit July 29 in the Supreme Court against the Environmental Protection Agency over


Guidance on vehicle emissions and energy consumption models
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency recently released guidance on the appropriate use of its models to estimate GHG emissions or energy consumption for vehicles in a state or metropolitan area


Electric vehicle safety
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

During a third annual summit October 18 sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Crash Avoidance Standards said that government, industry, and public safety professionals are working to ensure safety concerns are not lost as carmakers increase production of battery-powered and hybrid vehicles


Clean air regulation of ships
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

The EPA and the Coast Guard signed a memorandum of understanding on June 27 to jointly enforce laws regulating air pollution from ships in U.S. waters


Legislation requires sea rise plans
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 5 2011

The California Assembly approved (42-27) a bill (A.B. 752) June 1 that would require airports in coastal areas and container ports to plan for rising sea levels


Insufficient fees collected
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General issued a report September 23 in which it found that the agency is not collecting enough fees from vehicle and engine manufacturers and importers to recover the costs of administering the Motor Vehicle and Engine Compliance Program


CA may suspend tax breaks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority directed staff at a September 27 meeting to come up with a plan to determine if procedures for reviewing and approving clean energy and advanced transportation manufacturing tax exemptions need to be strengthened