The Water Values Podcast: Rolling Out AMI in San Francisco with Alison Kastama and Heather Pohl (Part 1)
What Are the Important Issues for Investor-Owned Water Utilities?
Winning Formula for Construction Litigation – Lessons Learned from a Recent Trial Win
The Water Values Podcast - How Can We Resolve Water Conflicts?
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
The Water Values Podcast: Water as a Business Risk. And Opportunity. With Will Sarni
The Water Values Podcast - The Economics of Water with David Zetland, Ph.D.
Senate Bill 375 and Susatainable Communities Strategies
Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Must Take Action Following DTSC Reveal of Priority Products
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Doing Business in California, Proposition 65, the California Green Chemical Initiative and the Rigid Plastic Packaging Regulations
BB&K's Charity Schiller Discusses CEQA Baseline
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Mining: New challenges and opportunities
The Koontz Decision: Limits Conditions a Government can Impose on Developers
DynCorp's 'Strategic' Defense In Drug Crop Spraying Suit
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Which environmental regs may impact your development projects?
Prosecuting Environmental and Toxic Torts
On 22 September 2014, the International Bar’s Association task force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights released its new report Achieving Justice and Human Rights in an Era of Climate Disruption in the wake of the UN...more
In This Issue:
- U.S.-China Relations
- Chinese Embassy News
- Energy & Environment
- Excerpt from U.S.-China Relations:
2013 Report on International Religious Freedom...more
The European Union took another step toward requiring large companies to publish social and environmental performance reports when the European Parliament approved amendments to a draft directive by a 599-55 majority last...more
The Office of Inspector General is an independent office within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that assists the agency in accomplishing its goals more efficiently. OIG conducts audits, investigations and...more
Corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) may have its roots in voluntary efforts by businesses to address their broader impacts on society, but the trend towards CSR becoming mandatory advanced significantly this week under a...more
Small Business Fire and Emergency Precautions: Tips for Before and After a Disaster
by Charles A. Yuen on October 7, 2013
For any New York or New Jersey small business owner, watching the devastation at the Seaside Park...more
Regulators Urge Businesses to Improve Business Continuity Plans in Wake of Superstorm Sandy
by Dennis C. Linken on September 26, 2013
Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on financial firms located in New York and New Jersey,...more
The Equator Principles (EP) is a risk management framework, adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk. EP applies globally to all industry sectors and covers...more
On May 23, the State Department announced that the Office of Management and Budget approved the final Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements....more
In the last 10 years, the Equator Principles or EPs have emerged as the industry standard for financial institutions to assess social and environmental risk in the project finance market. The EPs — which are based on the...more
Rekabe Için Sürdürülebilirlik - Mersin Siyaset
Rotary 2420. Bölge’nin, Birlesmis Milletler Kalkinma Programi (UNDP) ile is birligi içinde yürüttügü...more
In a highly-anticipated decision involving two sets of consolidated contest proceedings, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission has affirmed a May 2011 ALJ order that upheld a broad interpretation of MSHA’s...more
Score One For Property Rights Advocates
Massachusetts has the well-deserved reputation of being one of the most challenging states to permit a new housing development due to its myriad of rules, regulations and zoning...more
A landlord association challenged by a hybrid Article 78 and Declaratory Judgment action a Village of Brockport, New York local law, LL8-2008, which requires landlords to register their properties with the code enforcement...more
Issues: automatic approval of zoning permits; public trust....more
Yesterday, on behalf of the Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, we filed this brief amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court in Maunalua Bay Beach Ohana 28 v. Hawaii, No. 10-331 (cert. petition filed Sep. 7, 2010).
This brief was filed to support the application for writ of certiorari which asks the Hawaii Supreme Court to review the decision of the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals in Maunalua Bay Beach Ohana 28 v. State of Hawaii,...more
Yesterday, we filed this motion for leave to file brief amicus curiae and a copy of the proposed brief in support of the application for writ of certiorari which asks the Hawaii Supreme Court to review the decision of the...more
Do judges “make” law, and do courts “take” property when they
change it? These questions, and others, are now before the U.S. Supreme Court in a Florida case to be argued in December.
In Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc....more
Environmental disasters have plagued China through time immemorial, from earthquakes, floods, and droughts to air and water pollution, desertification, and biodiversity loss. The Yellow River flooded in 1931, killing 1...more
Complaint filed with the Federal Highway Administration regarding a project to turn a six mile section of US 290 into a toll road...more
Nationally, we are seeing a surge in employment discrimination claims, including age, gender, pregnancy and disability claims. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) saw the highest increase in discrimination...more
Application for restraining the respondent number 1 to 5 from unmindful cutting of trees and direction to restraint respondent number 1 from giving permission or deemed permission to cut trees to anyone. And also application...more
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A technical article concerning air pollution and criminal law....more
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