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Taking A Look At Significant Environmental Legislation This Session:

SB 38 – Amend Environmental Laws started as Emergency Management Amendments. The House added environmental amendments. The House sent the bill back to the Senate for concurrence. The Senate Clerk’s Office is holding the bill...more

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: As budget hostility between the chambers seemingly settled down Wednesday...

This Week - As budget hostility between the chambers seemingly settled down Wednesday afternoon, the eerie end-of-session feeling began to loom the halls of the General Assembly. Earlier in the week, Senate Pro-Tem...more

From Second and State: The Week Ahead – June 23-27, 2014

We’ve turned the corner of the final 10 days before the June 30 budget deadline, so you can expect us to be full throttle between now and then – then meaning whenever the budget is completed. This week, it became clear in...more

Weekly Update from the NC State House - May 2014

The Senate rolled out its $21 billion budget proposal S744 the Appropriations Act of 2014... The Appropriations Act of 2014 - On Wednesday night, the Senate rolled out its $21 billion budget proposal S744 the...more

2014 Summary Of New Maine Laws: State Of Maine 126th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session

In This Issue: - Overview - 2014 Summary of New Maine Laws ..User Guide ..For More Information ..Disclaimer - Overview - 126th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session ..Political Highlights ...more

Legislative Update Report No. 2014-08

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

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 6-21-13

In This Issue: Legislature Almost Done with First Regular Session of the 126th; Governor LePage Reacts to Maine Today Media Series on Department of Environmental Protection; Gubernatorial Vetoes Sustained, More Issued;...more

Legislative Update Report No. 2013-10 -- May 24, 2013

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

Legislative Update Report No. 2013-03 -- Feb 8, 2013 .

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

Legislative Update Report No. 2013-01 -- Jan 11, 2013

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

Leaked New York Department of Health Report: Hydraulic Fracturing Can Be Safely Conducted

A previously confidential New York state agency report analyzing the human health impact of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) operations released to a limited number of media outlets last Thursday concludes that HVHF...more

Capital Thinking Update - July 23, 2012

In This Issue: - General Legislative - Agriculture - Budget, Appropriations - Cybersecurity - Education - Energy - Environment - Financial Services - Health Care - International, Defense, Homeland...more

Green Building Update - August 17, 2011

In This Issue: Court dismisses lawsuit against USGBC; GREEN BUILDING FOCUS - The legacy of a green pioneer; PepsiCo executive values LEED; $450M LEED community to replace power plant; Orange County USGBC proposes green...more

Renewable Energy Update - February 15, 2011

In This Issue: California group calls for less litigation, more productive discussion of solar energy; RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS - California GHG law hits legal snags; DOE announces $27 million in funding for cheap solar...more

New EPA reporting deadlines coming up By Mary Ellen Ternes

Have you determined whether or not your hospital or medical care facility needs to report greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to EPA's October 30, 2009, mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting rule? Have you heard...more

Turning Brownfields Greener: EPA Releases Superfund Green Remediation Strategy

In September 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its Superfund Green Remediation Strategy. EPA explained that the Strategy is a program management tool designed to describe the current plans of the...more

Regulatory Trends under the Obama Administration – Year One

During its first year in office, the Obama Administration has moved aggressively to adopt new regulatory initiatives and to enforce existing laws and rules. The level of activity will increase in 2010, as more Administration...more

Environmental Protection Agency's "Endangerment" Proposal: A Carrot or a Stick?

On April 17, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule that, if adopted, would find that the atmospheric concentrations of certain greenhouse gases (GHGs) endanger the public health and...more

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