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Republicans' renewable energy bills draw opposition
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2011

The Obama administration expressed opposition to four Republican bills in a House Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing on June 23


Energy & environment update December 23, 2013 - Department of Interior
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 23 2013

The Department of Interior’s eight regional Climate Science Centers announced last week that they would award nearly $7 million to universities and


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


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


Navy establishes building standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 15 2011

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said May 10 that the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps will require all its new buildings to be constructed using environmentally friendly standards, specifically the LEED Gold Standard, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council beginning in fiscal year 2013


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


Green improvements
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 11 2011

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy released a report recently that concluded that federal agencies did a better job of purchasing green products in fiscal years 2008 and 2009


Sustainability issues considered
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 6 2011

During an interview at the 2011 GreenGov Symposium, General Services Administration Urban Development and Good Neighbor Director Frank Giblin said that the federal government is considering sustainability factors in the siting and construction of its buildings, including access to public transportation and the structure’s potential use as a public resource


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