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SC reinstates plug-in hybrid tax credit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2012

Legislation enacted by the state legislature in May reinstates the income tax credit for the purchase or lease of a new plug-in hybrid vehicle for tax years 2012 through 2016


Federal vehicle energy usage rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

On March 12, the Department of Energy will publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register requiring federal agencies to reduce petroleum consumption in their vehicle fleets by 20 by October 2015, measured against 2005


Two-year surface transportation reauthorization unveiled
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 6 2011

On November 4, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee chairman Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), ranking member Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), and subcommittee ranking member Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) unveiled a two-year surface transportation reauthorization


California transportation plans praised
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 25 2012

The California Air Resources Board outlined two transportation plans March 22 from the Southern California Association of Governments and Sacramento Area Council of Governments for their approaches to meet California’s vehicle-related greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for 2020 and 2034


CO launches Energy Smart
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The Colorado Energy Smart Transportation initiative said December 14 that they recently completed the first phase of an initiative to promote energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in transportation


Obama announces fuel economy and GHG rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2011

On August 4, the White House announced that a final rule setting GHG emissions standards for mediumand heavy-duty trucks is to be formally unveiled by President Obama on August 9


Briefs filed in support of EPA vehicle GHG rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2011

On September 8, Honeywell International and the Institute for Policy Integrity at the New York University School of Law filed amicus briefs arguing that an Environmental Protection Agency rule on car and light truck greenhouse gas emissions does not duplicate the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s fuel standards


EPA allows continued production of diesel with sulfur
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2011

On September 12, the Environmental Protection Agency intends to publish a rule allowing petroleum refiners to continue producing certain diesel fuel containing sulfur for use in older marine and locomotive engines


Energy and climate debate - March 25, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 25 2012

As the blame game over high gasoline prices continues, President Obama continued his “all of the above” energy policy tour last week with visits to New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, and Oklahoma


NOAA study lauds emissions reductions from CA regulations
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2011

On September 12, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a study in the online edition of Environmental Science & Technology, arguing that between California's new speed limits for ocean-going vessels and tough new low-sulfur fuel standards those same craft can substantially reduce air pollution from ships traveling along the state's coastline by almost 90