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Citizens for a Green San Mateo v. San Mateo County Community College District

Why it matters: The 30 day statute of limitations for CEQA challenges was upheld to bar litigation alleging that a project, as constructed, was different from how that project was described in the CEQA document....more

First District Holds CEQA Statute Of Limitations Bars Citizens Group’s Challenge To College Of San Mateo Tree Cutting

In a published opinion, the First District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s judgment granting a writ and held that a CEQA action filed by a citizens group against a community college district and its board of...more

Illinois Supreme Court Restricts Appeals of Pollution Control Device Certifications

In yet another unanimous decision handed down this morning, the Illinois Supreme Court has streamlined procedures to certify pollution control facilities by barring certain third party appeals....more

Court of Appeal Narrowly Reads School Bond Measure Language; Parking Shortfall May Constitute An Environmental Impact Under CEQA

A school district board placed a large bond measure on the city ballot to fund projects at multiple schools in the district, including a project to erect stadium lighting at a high school. ...more

UPDATE: Court Of Appeal Changes Its Mind On The Issue Of Whether A City Misdescribed A Project’s Objectives

On November 27, 2012, a court of appeal ordered a city to correct the defects in a project description and alternatives discussion in a final environmental impact report (“EIR”) because the court concluded the city had...more

City Erred In Certifying Environmental Impact Report That Misdescribed Project’s Objectives

In a case demonstrating the importance of a well-crafted statement of objectives, the appellate court held that a city erred in certifying a final environmental impact report (“EIR”) and approving a project because the EIR...more

Ninth Circuit Denies Review of Air Permit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in May rejected a California community district’s attempt to review an air permit that was issued to a 600-megawatt, natural gas-fired power plant that was being constructed a mile and a...more

Brasília: impactos econômicos da Capital no Centro-Oeste e no País

Para além de uma mudança meramente administrativa, a iniciativa da construção de Brasília embutia um sonho de integrar uma vasta região do Brasil, então distante, despovoada e inexplorada, à comunidade e à economia nacional....more

Green Building Update - January 8, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *Green buildings expected to lead policy agendas in 2009 *Green Building Focus ..CoStar's top-ten sustainable building stories for 2008 *Updating green building codes – not an easy task *New LEED AP...more

Green Building Update - October 30, 2008

In this issue: *LA implements new green building code Nov. 1st *Green Building Focus: ..Mayor's alliance and USGBC promote green schools ..Navitas Capital and Webcor form strategic green relationship *Michigan...more

Green Building Update - September 10, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Developers say LEED cert. becoming hard to resist *GREEN BUILDING FOCUS ..Green schools: higher test scores & lower absenteeism *Green Globes rating competing with LEED certification *Fast track...more

Green Building Update - May 21, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Green Building market expected to double by 2012 *Green Building Focus ..State of Green Business 2008 *U.S. Green Building Council opens LEED 2009 for public comment *San Diego community named "Mixed...more

Green Building Update - May 14, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Greensburg, Kansas, rebuilds as a wind-powered city *Green Building Focus ..Alternative Water Sources: Supply-Side Solutions for Green Buildings *Fort Hood, Texas, to become first army installation to...more

Green Building Update - May 7, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Frost & Sullivan research finds significant savings from LEED certification *Green Building Focus ..The American Institute of Architects releases top 10 'green' projects of 2008 *Forbes outlines the...more

QUAIS CARACTERÍSTICAS DAS CIDADES DETERMINAM A ATRAÇÃO DE MIGRANTES QUALIFICADOS?

O trabalho tem como objetivo traçar os principais determinantes da migração de uma categoria específica de pessoas: a mão-de-obra qualificada. Entende-se por mão-de-obra qualificada pessoas com nível educacional superior...more

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