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Legislative Update Report No. 2014-06 - Mar 31, 2014

In This Article: Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more

Solar Project Prevails Over Williamson Act, CEQA Claims in Save Panoche Valley

A recent California appellate decision broke new ground for solar energy developers by upholding a County’s decision to cancel numerous Williamson Act contracts and approve a large solar project despite potentially...more

Must An Oil And Gas Lessee Accommodate A Cattle Operation?

At Looper Reed we advise our clients that it is good business to accommodate your neighbor informally, if you can. Sometimes that leads to attempted world domination, as Chamberlain learned from Hitler in 1938....more

SB 618 Provides Limited Williamson Act Relief for Solar Developers

Just signed by Governor Brown, SB 618 (Wolk) creates, for the first time, an explicit mechanism for landowners and solar developers to remove non-prime agricultural land from existing Williamson Act contracts in order to use...more

McAfee & Taft AgLINC - June 2011

In This Issue: 1 Jacky Martin racing again 2 Endangered species litigation 3 The Oklahoma Livestock Owner’s Lien Act 4 Winds of change Excerpt from "Jacky Martin racing again" Racing legend looks to McAfee & Taft...more

Renewables Update May 2011

PLANNING SCOTLAND'S RENEWABLE FUTURE With the SNP winning a historic 69 seats, we take a look at what the re-elected Scottish Government will need to do to the planning system if their ambitious renewables targets are to be...more

McAfee & Taft AgLINC - December 2010

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 2 Oklahoma’s Nontestamentary Transfer of Property Act 3 Tracking EPA’s enforcement of the CAFO Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule 3 The excess farm loss deduction limitation 4 Oklahoma’s Oil and...more

Non-Agricultural Land Use Tax

Please find below the recent Client Alert on the Non-Agricultural Land Use Tax....more

Trouble on the Range or a Green Opportunity? How the State's Budget Woes are Creating Both Challenges and Opportunities For...

While there are signs that the greater economy may be turning a corner, the State of California continues to struggle with its finances in the wake of the economic downturn. Indeed, despite all the political wrangling and...more

Agriculture Provisions of House CLimate Change Bill ("ACES")

Document is a summary of the Agriculture provisions that amended the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 before it narrowly passed the House of Representatives on June 26, 2009. It is now currently on the calender...more

ABCs of Carbon Markets

A guide to carbon markets, including frequently asked questions, descriptions of and terminology used by the major emissions trading systems, and a glossary of carbon trading terms. ...more

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