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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


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


$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


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


House adopts military high-carbon fuel legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2012

The House passed an amendment to the 2013 Defense Appropriations bill (H.R. 5856) that would nullify a section of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 that bars federal agencies from buying transportation fuels with greater life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions than traditional fuels


Apple to relist with EPEAT
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2012

Apple announced July 13 that it will relist its products to the Electronics Product Environmental Assessment Tool, calling its June decision to remove the products a mistake


$7 billion Army RFP
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 19 2012

The Army issued a request for proposals last week for alternative energy to help meet the Department of Defense’s goal of producing or procuring 25 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025


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


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