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Nonconformance penalties allowed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency published a proposed rule January 31 allowing manufacturers to pay nonconformance penalties to produce certain diesel engines that exceed NOx limits


VT fracking law passes house
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

The Vermont House approved a three year moratorium (until July 1, 2015) on hydraulic fracturing with a bill (H. 464) passed last week, but the Senate will not take up the legislation for at least a month


Climate risk data from insurers
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

New York and Washington decided February 1 to join California in requiring insurance companies to provide data on climate change risks


Republicans urge new source performance delay
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield, and Congressman Joe Barton sent a letter February 1 to Jeffrey Zients, acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget asking him to block the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing greenhouse gas emissions limits on new and modified power plants


CES legislation forthcoming
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman revealed his proposal for a clean energy standard in a meeting February 1 with Senate Democrats on his committee


Energy and climate debate - February 5, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

As the payroll tax credit, unemployment insurance, and doc fix package debate continues in the House and Senate, energy issues are being highlighted in a number of areas


Assessment boosts offshore wind plans
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued an environmental assessment February 2 that concluded that a leasing program for wind farms in the designated areas off the coasts of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia would have no significant environmental impact


OMB reviewing fracking reporting requirements
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The White House Office of Management and Budget began reviewing a notice from the Environmental Protection Agency December 14 that would solicit public comment on the possible design and scope of reporting requirements for chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing


NC expands drilling, fracking impact study
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

The North Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced December 13 that it is expanding the scope of a study on the potential environmental and economic impacts of various types of oil and gas exploration and extraction


Presidential visit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

During a January 10 visit to the Environmental Protection Agency, President Obama applauded the agency’s efforts to protect air, water, and food, and to clean up contaminated sites