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Federal, state infrastructure cooperation report released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

On May 14, the Government Accountability Office released its report Future Federal Adaptation Efforts Could Better Support Local Infrastructure


DHS to study climate change risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

The Department of Homeland Security released a notice June 6, saying that climate change will be one of the risk factors considered in the agency's


Small commercial building energy efficiency funding announced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

The Department of Energy announced the awarding of $10 million to six small commercial building energy efficiency projects on July 17. The recipients


Miscellaneous
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The National Council of Chair Restaurants released a report November 28 finding that the renewable fuel standard for ethanol has raised prices for chain restaurants by $3.2 billion a year


Contractor e-waste regulations forthcoming
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

The General Services Administration will release within 90 days a draft version of changes to the Federal Management Regulation that prohibit federal contractors using federal funds to purchase electronic equipment from disposing of used e-devices in landfills


$100 million for biofuels
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

The Department of Defense issued a Special Notice announcing that it intends to use its Defense Production Act authority to issue a $100 million funding opportunity as early as June


Green infrastructure critical
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

Speaking October 15 before the Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference, White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley said that green infrastructure is critical to cities’ economic and environmental success, but that it will take innovation and ingenuity to green the nation’s infrastructure


Military energy efficiency
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

Testifying before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness March 29, Dorothy Robyn, deputy undersecretary of defense for installations and the environment, said that the Defense Department is pursuing energy efficiency and other measures to reduce its energy bill and increase its energy security


Military energy hearing
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

Appearing before a joint hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy and Subcommittee on Oversight March 27, Richard Kidd, deputy assistant secretary for energy and sustainability at the U.S. Army, testified that the U.S. military is pursuing energy efficiency initiatives to protect troops and increase its energy security


Sacramento area infrastructure package
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2012

On April 19, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments adopted the $35.2 billion Metropolitan Transportation PlanSustainable Communities Strategy (MTPSCS), containing provisions promoting urban redevelopment plans, the construction of more efficient transit options and bike pathways