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 classroom; American Water earns $125K green building grant; and Handicapped parking trumps hybrid parking. GREEN BUILDING PROJECTS - Health and Sciences Centre earns LEED Gold; High Pointe Office Center earns LEED Gold; Florida Atlantic earns LEED Platinum; University of Toledo earns LEED Gold; and Anixter earns LEED Silver.

Court dismisses lawsuit against USGBC

USGBC - Aug 17

The United States District Court in New York City dismissed with prejudice the entire lawsuit brought against the U.S. Green Building Council by Henry Gifford and others holding that the claims were too speculative and no legal interests were protected by the suit.

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