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ND haze implementation plan reconsideration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

In a September 23 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider part of its haze


Particulate matter standards questioned
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

During oral arguments October 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia questioned the stringency of Environmental Protection Agency rules implementing fine particulate matter standards


MATS rule finalization
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2012

White Stallion Energy Center, Sunflower Electric Power Corp., Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., Power4Georgians LLC, Deseret Power Electric Cooperative, and Tenaska Trailblazer Partners LLC asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 19 to set a deadline by which the Environmental Protection Agency must finalize a rule reconsidering the mercury and air toxics standards for new power plants


Paper mill emissions factors revisions sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The American Forest & Paper Association and American Wood Council sued the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit November 16, contending that the agency’s emissions factors for its greenhouse gas reporting requirements for paper mills and biomass-fired boilers exceed overstate actual emissions and should be revised


TVA mediation ordered
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee ordered November 20 the Tennessee Valley Authority and property owners and residents impacted by the 2008 coal ash sludge spill from the TVA facility in Kingston to engage in mediation in an effort to resolve or streamline pending litigation


Mercury challenge on hold
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 16 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted the Environmental Protection Agency’s request September 12 to hold litigation challenging the agency’s air toxics standards for new power plants in abeyance while it completes an administrative reconsideration of the standards


Vogtle plant case
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

Nine environmental and public interests groups seeking to require stronger safety standards for new nuclear power plants faced considerable skepticism from a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia November 19 regarding the merit and timing of their petitions


Mercury standards reconsideration progress
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency submitted a status report to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 12 showing that it has made significant progress on a proposed rule to reconsider mercury and air toxics standards for new power plants


CA fracking
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

The Center for Biological Diversity, Earthworks, the Environmental Working Group, and the Sierra Club filed a lawsuit in the Alameda County Superior Court October 16 to force the California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources to conduct environmental impact analyses for oil and gas fields before fracking occurs


12 state AGs sue EPA over sue and settle strategy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Twelve state attorneys general filed a suit against the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of