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Sierra Club challenges delay of boiler, incinerator rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2011

On July 15, the Sierra Club filed a petition for review July 15 in the U.S


Different aspects of EPA cement kiln rules defended
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 31 2011

On July 22, in briefs filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging EPA’s new cement kiln standards, environmental groups are defending the EPA’s air pollution standards, while industry is supporting the agency's decision not to require GHG controls


New Mexico Supreme Court upholds right of state board to decide emissions rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 31 2011

New Mexico’s Supreme Court upheld an appellate court decision on GHG emissions sending the case to the State Environmental Improvement Board for resolution rather than have it play out in state courts


Environmental justice groups oppose California emissions trading program
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2011

The California Supreme Court was asked by the Center for Race, Poverty and the Environment along with other environmental justice groups to terminate the proposed greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade program


States oppose federal implementation plans
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

Nebraska, Florida, Alabama, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on September 23 claiming that the Environmental Protection Agency inappropriately implemented the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule through federal implementation plans


Carmakers support mobile regs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 9 2011

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Association of Global Automakers said in an amicus brief filed September 30 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that the Environmental Protection Agency is required under the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks after it determined that related emissions endanger the public


Lawful to include US airlines in ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • October 9 2011

European Court of Justice Advocate-General Juliane Kokott released a court opinion October 6 that is expected to play an important role in the international policy dispute over whether U.S. airlines will be included in the European Union greenhouse gas emissions trading system: that inclusion of U.S. airlines in the trading program is lawful


Cross-state rule challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2011

Luminant Energy, the largest power generator in Texas, filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s final Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, and asking that the court invalidate the rule as it applies to Texas, seeking a stay of the rule while the lawsuit is pending


Tailpipe rule defended
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency filed a brief September 1 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in defense of its tailpipe rule


Court rules with insurance company on GHG emissions claim
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2011

On September 16, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that Steadfast Insurance Co. had no duty to defend or cover AES Corp. in a lawsuit the company is fighting in Native Village of Kivalina, Alaska over damages from greenhouse gas emissions, because there was no “occurrence” under AES’s policy language