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California Lawmakers Making a Strong Push to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing
California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013
Uncertainty Surrounds Illinois’s Nationally-Watched Collaborative Legislation On Fracking
Transbay Tower Groundbreaking
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
BigLaw's Banker: I've Got a "Robust" List of Firms That May Fail
Are EPA Regulations or Market Factors More to Blame for Potential Coal Plant Closures?
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Vermont Becomes the First State to Outlaw Fracking—Stone Pigman's Keith Hall
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
LXBN This Week, Episode 1: Brinker, NLRB Posting Rule, Fracking, SmithKline in the Supreme Court
Is Fracking Safe?
On April 3, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held a workshop at the Department of Commerce in which it offered a sneak preview of the Cybersecurity Framework required under the recently-issued...more
On February 26, following close on the heels of the recent executive order setting forth the administration’s approach to the regulation of critical infrastructure network security, the National Institute of Standards and...more
During his State of the Union address on February 12, 2013, President Barack Obama announced his signing of a long-anticipated Executive Order on cybersecurity. After months of discussions with technology companies the...more
Deze uitspraak gaat over de verdeling van vergunningen voor het gebruik van frequentieruimte voor niet-landelijke commerciële radio-omroepen en de middengolf. Op 3 maart 2008 heeft de Minister van EL&I twaalf FM-frequenties...more
“Smart Grid” refers to the emerging effort to combine the two-way flow of electricity with the two-way flow of information to make electricity generation, delivery, and use more efficient and reliable nationwide. The Federal...more
On Dec. 23, 2010, the FCC released this controversial order on broadband industry policies. Whether the FCC has jurisdiction and power to govern this subject matter, and whether this achieves the objective of net neutrality,...more
In a Decision released on August 30th, the CRTC has confirmed that Canada's major telephone companies must make their existing wholesale high-speed internet access services available to competitors under a...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*The Month in Brief
*Chairman Genachowski Proposes to Expand and Codify Internet Openness Policy Principles
*FCC Tackles Consumer Issues
..FCC Issues NOI on Availability of Consumer Information
On June 13, 2007, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision that will have important ramifications on the ability of both wireless telecommunications providers and telecommunications providers...more
On January 30, 2005, SBC agreed to acquire AT&T. Two weeks later, on February 14, 2005, Verizon agreed to acquire MCI. After its investigation, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division ("DOJ" or "Antitrust Division")...more
Authored by Chérie Kiser for presentation at the Practising Law Institute's Cable Television Law 2007: Competition in Video, Internet & Telephony, San Francisco, March 6, 2007.
Issues for cable-provided wireline and...more
This presentation, Evolving Federal Communications Policies -Recent FCC Decisions and Policy Initiatives Affecting Local Government and What to Expect from the FCC in the Coming Year Regarding Broadband Services Provided by...more
This Paper, written by Chérie R. Kiser for Law Seminars International, Local Broadband Regulation & Deployment, February 22-23, 2007, examines how recent rulings and policies adopted by the Federal Communications Commission...more
The FCC has announced a two-year pilot program that would fund up to 85% of the costs for the design, construction and use of dedicated broadband networks in order to expand the availability and use of telehealth and...more
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