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Broad Street Brief: City Council in Final Stretch of FY24 Budget Negotiations; What Philadelphia’s Waning Voter Participation...

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Last week, the majority of City Council members backed a budget amendment authored by District 3 Councilmember Jamie Gauthier that would allocate $72 million toward various quality-of-life issues across Philadelphia,...more

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Airline Sued for Greenwashing Over Use of Carbon Offsets

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A consumer filed a class action lawsuit against a commercial airline on May 30, 2023, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleging three violations of California state law related to unfair and...more

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The On-Ramp: An Autonomous and Connected Mobility Newsletter - June 2023

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Welcome to The On-Ramp, the newsletter published by Venable's Autonomous and Connected Mobility team. The On-Ramp explores legal and policy developments in the world of autonomous vehicles, smart infrastructure, and emerging...more

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Countdown to FAA Reauthorization

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It’s that time again. Every five years, the Congress has to “reauthorize” the Federal Aviation Administration to keep it up and running. Congress uses this important event as an opportunity to provide new funding, guidance,...more

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Airline Sued Over Claims That it is “First Carbon-Neutral Airline”

On May 30, 2023, a consumer class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California asserting that the airline falsely claimed that it is the world’s “first carbon-neutral...more

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Transportation/Hazardous Materials: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Interpretive Letter Addressing Portable...

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) addressed in a May 8th letter a request for clarification of the Hazardous Materials Regulation (“HMR”) in terms of applicability to a Portable Emission...more

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JetBlue-American Ruling Offers Fresh Angle On Antitrust Risk

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The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently issued a long-anticipated ruling in an antitrust challenge to the so-called Northeast Alliance, or NEA, between American Airlines Group Inc. and JetBlue...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Recent Legal Developments in the Mobility Sector

The mobility and automotive industry continues to undergo dynamic change. As the market evolves, so does the legal framework for the industry. Dr. Sebastian Keding, Dr. Heiko Kermer, Max Küttner and David G. Schäfer provide...more

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Foley Automotive Update

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Analysis by Julie Dautermann, Competitive Intelligence Analyst - This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities....more

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Wireless Roundup (June 2023)

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Key Wireless Deadlines- FAA Invites Comments on Proposed Policy Statement on Performance Standards for Radio Altimeters: In this Notice, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invites comments on a proposed policy...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Interstate Transport/Ozone: Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Arkansas's Motion to Stay the U.S. Environmental Protection...

The United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (“Eighth Circuit”) issued an order on May 25th granting the State of Arkansas’s Motion to Stay the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Arkansas State...more

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Deadline Approaching for Governmental Entities to Apply for DOE Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and Equipment Grants

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What grants are available? The Department of Energy is offering over $50 million in grants to state and local governments for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and equipment....more

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U.S. EPA Proposes Strictest Vehicle Emissions Standards to Date

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In April, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed the strictest pollution standards for cars and trucks to date. In particular, EPA has proposed new greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions standards for...more

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Amtrak Inspector General Cites Increased Fraud Risk as Government Invests in Infrastructure

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Though the golden days of passenger rail service are long since behind us, the federal government continues to operate Amtrak, a sprawling federal agency with more than 19,000 employees in 46 states that provides rail service...more

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Massachusetts Federal Judge Finds That Joint Venture Between American Airlines and JetBlue Serving the Northeast Violates...

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On Friday May 19, 2023, Massachusetts Federal District Judge Leo T. Sorokin found that the partnership between JetBlue and American Airlines (“American”), known as the “Northeast Alliance” or “NEA,” harmed competition in the...more

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S.D.N.Y. Awards Aircraft Owner Over $406 Million for Aircraft and Engines Trapped in Russia

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U.S. companies that found their assets caught up in Russia at the start of the Russia/Ukraine conflict may find relief on paper from U.S. courts. But it remains to be seen whether they can recover in practice....more

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Ahead of the Curve Auto Supplier - What Type of Contract Did You Enter Into? Hybrid Automotive Supplier Contracts and the...

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Automotive supply contracts usually involve either the sale of goods or the provision of services. For that reason, determining what law applies to such contracts is often pretty simple — the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)...more

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

Minnesota’s Budding Recreational Cannabis Economy: Top 5 Legal Considerations for Future Shippers and Transporters

At long last, Minnesota’s recreational cannabis industry is officially budding. In the early morning hours of May 20, 2023, the Minnesota Senate voted to legalize recreational cannabis by passing a final bill which, once...more

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Governor Newsom Proposes CEQA Reform

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced an ambitious and wide-ranging plan on May 19 to expedite the development of important infrastructure projects across the state, with the twin goals of building California’s clean energy future...more

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Tackling the Cost of Clean Hydrogen under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act

[This is the third post in our Hydrogen Blog Series. Read the first post here and the second post here] One of the biggest hurdles for clean hydrogen is high costs.  The Department of Energy graph below says it all.  Today, a...more

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NHTSA and Motor Vehicle Safety Update

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While vehicle manufacturers continue to adopt technologies that make vehicles safer, the safety gains seen in the annual fatality statistics published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA” or the...more

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Plugged In: An EV Newsletter Vol 1 No 5

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We are pleased to introduce a recurring addition to our newsletter titled “In Case You Missed It.” We will be providing a summary of recent informative and thought provoking articles and/or videos appearing in the media...more

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News in New York – Judge Appointments, Congestion Pricing Update, 2023 Cannabis Industry Power Players

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Judge Appointments Mayor Adams announced eight judicial appointments to New York State Family Court, Criminal Court, and Civil Court. Three new judges have been appointed to Family Court, three judges were appointed to...more

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SCJN invalida el llamado “Decretazo” y el Presidente emite nuevo en respuesta

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La Suprema Corte de México invalidó el Acuerdo publicado en 2021 por el Presidente de la República en el que declaraba ciertos proyectos a cargo del Gobierno Federal como prioritarios y estratégicos e instruía se les...more

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Update: U.S. "national strategy" for AAM

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With its track record in aviation safety and innovation, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is one to watch when assessing the "barometer" of governmental AAM progress. On Wednesday of this week, the U.S. DOT...more

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Links to Other Websites

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Information for EU and Swiss Residents

JD Supra's principal place of business is in the United States. By subscribing to our website, you expressly consent to your information being processed in the United States.

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Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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California Privacy Rights

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You can make a request for this information by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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Access/Correct/Update/Delete Personal Information

For non-EU/Swiss residents, if you would like to know what personal information we have about you, you can send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com. We will be in contact with you (by mail or otherwise) to verify your identity and provide you the information you request. We will respond within 30 days to your request for access to your personal information. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. If you would like to correct or update your personal information, you can manage your profile and subscriptions through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard. If you would like to delete your account or remove your information from our Website and Services, send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

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Contacting JD Supra

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We use cookies and other tracking technologies to:

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Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Contacting JD Supra

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