Energy And Environmental Update - September 21, 2010


In this issue:

*Energy and Climate Debate


..Tax Extender Measure Floated

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..$100 Million Requested in Oversight Funding

..House Passes Rural Star Legislation

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..FTC to Release Revised Green Guides

..Review of GHG Permitting Guidelines Underway

*Department of Energy

..Efficiency Standard Enforcements Proposed

..DOE Holds Offshore Wind Webinar and Announces Seminars

..Countries Host Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar

..$20 Million to Boost Geothermal Technologies

..$57 Million for Small Business Technology Commercialization

..$5 Million for Wind Energy Development

*Environmental Protection Agency

..Eighty Percent of States on Track

..Climate Leaders Program to Phase Down

..Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Proposal Could Eliminate Thousands of Jobs

..Groups Ask Court to Stay EPA GHG Regulations

..$10 Million for Innovative Vehicles

..Thirty-Six Governments to Discuss GHG Reductions

..Clean Air Act Turns 40

*Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

..Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chair Applauds Demand Response Plan



..Morocco Invests in Solar

..Aviation Biofuels Advance

..Court Blocks California Rail Yard GHG Reductions

..TVA Eyes Energy Shift Strategies

..California Energy Commission Grants Solar License

..Report Finds 20% Renewable Portfolio Standard Possible in California

..MIT Suggests Nuclear Storage

..Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord Stalls

..Hong Kong Proposes Carbon Intensity Reductions

..Chinese Provinces Restrict Electricity Use

Please see full update below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Mintz Levin | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »


Mintz Levin is a full-service, general practice law firm with approximately 500 attorneys serving... View Profile »

Follow Mintz Levin:

Reporters on Deadline

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.