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Oil futures legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 18 2012

Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter March 6 to President Obama asking for support of his legislation that would reduce excessive speculation in energy markets by imposing a 0.01 percent tax on oil futures, options, and swaps transactions


Brazilian ethanol exports to expand
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Brazil, USA
  • January 8 2012

A Brazilian trade association official said December 29 that the country’s ethanol industry anticipates sales to the United States to increase significantly by 2016 due to the expiration of a harsh duty on ethanol imports


$4 billion for buildings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton announced $4 billion in federal and private green building investments December 2


Energy and climate debate - December 11, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • December 11 2011

Energy issues continued to take center stage last week as international leaders met to discuss a global climate agreement and Congressional officials continued work on tax extenders and appropriations measures


Biofuels Phase 1 FOA
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2012

On April 27, the Department of Defense released a $30 million Funding Opportunity Announcement for Phase 1 of a $210 million effort to establish the commercial-scale manufacture of drop-in replacement transportation biofuels for aviation and marine diesel use


Reactor licensing halt requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2012

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League led more than 20 environmental groups and individuals in filing a petition June 18 asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to delay final licensing decisions for dozens of nuclear reactors until it has completed a rulemaking on the environmental impact of storing and disposing commercial spent fuel


US pledges $2 billion for sustainable development
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • June 24 2012

The United States Department of State pledged at the Rio20 summit June 21 $2 billion in grants, loans, and loan guarantees to Sustainable Energy for All, an international initiative aimed at supporting development and clean energy projects launched by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last September


Upcoming hearings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2012

On June 27, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment will mark up draft legislation that would make fiscal year 2013 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, and related programs and agencies


Energy and climate debate - June 24, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2012

International negotiations and congressional debates over transportation reauthorization, energy legislation, and Environmental Protection Agency regulations dominated the energy arena last week


Italian energy efficiency
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2012

Italy’s Ministries of Finance and Economic Development announced June 20 that they would soon unveil tax incentives for the construction sector and energy efficiency projects as the country seeks to encourage economic growth