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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


Alternative fuels necessary
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 15 2012

Assistant Secretary of Defense for operational energy plans and programs Sharon Burke said July 11 that the agency actively is pursuing alternative fuels because it has no other choice


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


Biobased products legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced legislation (Grow It Here, Make It Here, S. 2155) March 5 that would expand a federal loan program for biofuels and other biobased products such as plastics an chemicals and strengthen the Agriculture Department’s BioPreferred program


Sustainability initiatives
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

On March 8, during a two-day summit in Chicago, two new multi-city cooperative initiatives were launched that aim to increase green-infrastructure projects


$20 million Indian EE effort
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India, USA
  • August 5 2012

India and the United States awarded last week a five-year, $20 million contract to help India reduce greenhouse gas emissions by boosting energy efficiency and relying more on renewable energy


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


GHG reporting and federal procurement
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2012

Speaking at the Climate Leadership Conference March 1, Nancy Gillis, director of the General Services Administration’s federal supply chain emissions, said that the agency does not require its suppliers to report on their greenhouse gas emissions, though it is gradually incorporating consideration of emissions inventories into federal procurement decisions


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