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US to provide $7 billion to power Africa
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Africa, USA
  • July 8 2013

While on a trip to Africa, President Obama announced in Cape Town June 30 that the U.S. would commit more than $7 billion in financial support over


Department opposes SunZia alternative route
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

Acting Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Installations and Environment John Conger in an August 7 letter to the Bureau of Land Management said the


UNDP sustainability procurement initiative launched
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

The U.N. Development Program and the U.N. Global Compact launched a new initiative August 16 to encourage sustainability in UNDP procurement


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


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


Environmental justice grants
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a request for proposals October 15 under the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program from local organizations and tribal governments for $1.5 million in environmental justice small grants to be awarded next June


Puerto Rican waste to energy facility challenged in court
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Puerto Rico
  • January 22 2012

Activists supported by a local chapter of the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against Puerto Rican authorities January 18 to block a $50 million proposed waste-to-energy facility in Barceloneta on the grounds that an environmental impact study is inadequate


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) led a group of Senate Republicans in introducing legislation (S. 1932) November 30 that would require President Obama to issue a permit no later than 60 days after the bill’s enactment to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline between Alberta, Canada, and the U.S. Gulf Coast


China issues restructuring plan
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China
  • May 1 2011

China's National Development and Reform Commission published a plan April 26 to transform the nation's industrial structure that will promote certain industries and phase out or ban others over the next few years


Green infrastructure for discharges
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 1 2011

Environmental Protection Agency acting assistant administrator for water Nancy Stoner and assistant administrator for enforcement and compliance assurance Cynthia Giles released a joint memorandum April 29 outlining the agency's green infrastructure strategy for permitting and enforcement