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House defeats Farm Bill, Senate advances modest energy legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

Ten days after the Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill 66-27, the House defeated the $940 billion H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform


Building design standards to be released tomorrow
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2013

The Department of Energy is expected to publish July 9 a final rule setting energy efficiency design standards for new federal commercial and


Coal ash property damage ruling released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 26 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit determined in an August 20 ruling that residents neighboring a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant


Shifting away from LEED
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 18 2012

Turner Construction Company released a report November 8 concluding that companies are less likely to use the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system now than in recent years


Workplace energy efficiency savings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

The General Services Administration released two studies September 26 finding that workplace-specific lighting and advanced power strips could provide between 26 and 63 percent energy savings in buildings compared to normal lighting


Homeowner energy tax credits benefits unclear
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

The Congressional Research Service reported September 25 that it is unclear whether tax credits impact homeowner investment in high efficiency heat pumps or other efficiency technologies


Green building investment hotspots
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia, Germany, Singapore, South Korea, USA
  • July 8 2012

Lux Research released a study July 5 finding that the United States, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, and Germany are the top global hotspots for green building investment


Building efficiency
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 27 2011

The Department of Energy announced November 21 that buildings constructed to meet the 2010 version of an energy efficiency standard may reduce energy use by 18.5 compared with buildings that meet the 2007 standard


CA plans for heat-related health risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

California’s Climate Action Team intends to release this spring final guidance detailing plans to address heat-related health risks associated with climate change


Solar energy zone land preservation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 16 2012

The Department of Interior approved a plan that will be published December 17 to withdraw 303,900 acres of public land from mining claims to preserve the areas for solar energy development