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Context is Crucial in Examining BLM’s Proposed Rule for Fracking On Federal Land
DynCorp's 'Strategic' Defense In Drug Crop Spraying Suit
California Lawmakers Making a Strong Push to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing
Uncertainty Surrounds Illinois’s Nationally-Watched Collaborative Legislation On Fracking
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
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
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
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
New Consumer Product Regulations: Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Need to Prepare
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
LEED Certification Basics and the Rise of Green Building—Lori Wisniewski Azzara
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
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Do Your Homework; Repeated Sexual Abuse = Multiple Occurrences, Says New York’s Highest Court; 5th Circuit Holds Policy Covers EPA Suit; Competitor’s False Ad Suit Covered By Liability Policy; and...more
In This Issue:
- Making Solar Power More Affordable for New Yorkers
- Fracking Moratorium Leads to Termination of Oil and Gas Leases
- New Water Withdrawl Permit Requirements
- Update on Federal Trade...more
In Episode 92 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on March 16, 2013, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show moderator Dick Lyons, co-founder of Wendel Rosen’s sustainable business practice group, welcomes Gary Barker, founder and CEO...more
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Hotel Web Sites Receive Warning Letters From the FTC; Not So Lucky? Jeans Brand to Pay $10M to Settle Text Message Suit; NAD: Environmental Claims for Cookware Products Are Overstated; Another “Natural”...more
Results of California’s first cap-and-trade carbon auction are in and the results are mixed.
The auction was for carbon permits that permit greenhouse gas emitting businesses the right to release carbon into the air. Each...more
Yesterday, California voters rejected Proposition 37, the Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act by 53 percent to 47 percent.
The voter initiative would have required labeling of most foods with genetically...more
Fifth in a Series of Articles
Last week’s article in this series noted that there is significant support in the law of corporate governance for companies pursuing a double bottom line, i.e. pursuing profit while doing...more
Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media baron Rupert Murdoch and a successful media executive in her own right, recently criticized her brother James, a top executive at News Corp., for pursuing profit at all costs.
On October 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provided important new guidance concerning environmental marketing claims, issuing revisions to its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (the "Green...more
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently adopted revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (Green Guides). The 2012 Green Guides, which modify a 1998 version, are...more
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released final revisions to its Environmental Marketing Guides, commonly known as the “Green Guides.” The Green Guides, the FTC’s guidance document on enforcement of Section 5 of...more
In This Issue:
..EU to extend exemption for lead in cars
..New REACH restrictions on cadmium and lead published
..Prohibition on mercury in measuring devices extended
A project to modernize a container terminal at the Portof Los Angelesis being trumpeted by a press release after approval by the Los Angeles Harbor Commission of the final Environmental Impact Report. The container terminal...more
On November 6, 2012, California voters will decide the fate of Proposition 37, the Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling Initiative. If the initiative passes, genetically engineered foods sold in California will have to be...more
In Episode 59 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on April 14, 2012, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show host Dick Lyons welcomes Morris Shriftman, a brand strategist for natural foods and green products, and CEO of Mozart, Inc. (A...more
Welcome to Three Point Shot, a newsletter brought to you by the Sports Law Group at Proskauer. In Three Point Shot, we will attempt to both inform and entertain you by highlighting three sports law-related items and providing...more
As it becomes increasingly common to find "green" environmentally-friendly products on retailers' shelves, the Federal Trade Commission is taking active steps to guarantee the legitimacy of "green" labeling and ensure that...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today released a long-anticipated draft of its revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (“Green Guides”), which provide critical guidance for companies making...more
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its highly anticipated proposed revisions to its Environmental Marketing Guides. When final, the FTC guidance will establish significant new rules of the road for...more
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