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EPW approves highway bill
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 13 2011

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a two-year bipartisan highway bill (S. 1813) November 9. The


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


$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


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


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


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


Civil infrastructure sustainability
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure and Harvard University Graduate School of Design launched the Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System April 3 to evaluate the sustainability of civil infrastructure projects


Joint DoE analysis of renewable development on contaminated properties
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 6 2011

On November 4, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy announced the two agencies will conduct feasibility analyses of renewable energy project developments at twenty-six currently or formerly contaminated properties