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Africa update - December 11, 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • South Sudan, USA, Zimbabwe, Africa, Central African Republic, Libya, Mauritius, Somalia
  • December 11 2014

On December 3rd, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) issued its tenth fact sheet on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The latest


EV standards and regs needed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

American National Standards Institute’s Electric Vehicles Standards Panel released a report April 23 finding that at least 36 standards, regulations, codes, and other measures are needed to facilitate the safe, mass deployment of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure


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


Brazilian ethanol credit line
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Brazil
  • January 15 2012

Brazil’s Development Bank announced last week a 4 billion real credit line that agribusinesses can use to expand or renew sugar cane plantations to produce more ethanol


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


Civil infrastructure sustainability
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure and Harvard University Graduate School of Design launched the Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System April 3 to evaluate the sustainability of civil infrastructure projects


Infrastructure approval plan
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2012

The White House released last week a federal plan for expediting permitting and review processes for infrastructure projects


BLM faulted for poor management of renewables
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2012

The Interior Department inspector general issued a report June 12 arguing that the Bureau of Land Management could improve its renewable energy program by more efficiently collecting rental fees on land it manages, clarifying bond guidance, and implementing a competitive bidding process on projects


CCS power purchase agreement
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

Under the Clean Coal Power Initiative, the Energy Department announced January 17 the first power purchase agreement in the US by a utility for electricity from a commercial-scale coal-fired power plant with carbon capture technology