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Additional cybersecurity guidance necessary
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

The Government Accountability Office released a report January 9 finding that the Department of Homeland Security and other sector-specific agencies have failed to identify the most applicable and effective cybersecurity guidance for each critical private-sector infrastructure industry


Contractors advised on sustainability
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2011

ICF International advised businesses bidding on federal contracts last week that they should begin evaluating and making plans to reduce their greenhouse gas footprint as federal agencies move to implement Executive Order 13514 on sustainability


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


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


Energy saving contracts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 14 2012

The Office of Management and Budget sent guidance October 3 to agency heads allowing for the expanded use of streamlined accounting processes when special contracting authorities are used to help federal facilities reduce energy costs


$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


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


$20 million Indian EE effort
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, India
  • 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