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Efficiency standards challenge rejected
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit refused 2-1 August 16 to block a final rule by the Department of Energy setting the first energy efficiency standards for small electric motors


Ohio earthquakes linked to nearby brine injection
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

On March 9, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources released Preliminary Report on the Northstar 1 Class II Injection Well and the Seismic Events in the Youngstown, Ohio Area arguing that underground injection of brine from hydraulic fracturing probably caused a series of earthquakes in northeast Ohio


Climate change water effect handbook released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Water Resources, and Resources Legacy Fund released a publication December 1 to help water resource managers plan for the impact of climate change


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced legislation (H.R. 4135) March 5 to permit domestic companies to participate in the exploration for and extraction of hydrocarbon resources from any portion of a foreign maritime exclusive economic zone that is contiguous to the exclusive economic zone of the United States


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


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) introduced the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2011 (S. 1684) October 12


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2011

Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-TN) introduced legislation (H.R. 2891) September 12 to delay implementation of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule of the Environmental Protection Agency


Fracking rule by year’s end
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2012

Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change, said June 25 that the administration is committed to issuing an Interior Department rule to regulate fracking on federal lands by the end of the year


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