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Anti-SLAPP Motion May Not Be Based on Speech Activities Merely Incidental to Asserted Claims

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An anti-SLAPP motion was properly denied because the claims for damages arose from breach of contract and tort actions, not from any protected First Amendment activity. Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, LLC v City of...more

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School District May Assess Fees Based on General Type of Development and Need Not Consider Subtypes

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A school district may impose reasonable school impact fees based on the general type of development, regardless of whether the specific subtype of development will or will not generate new students. AMCAL Chico, LLC v. Chico...more

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Tiger King Lawsuits Take 2

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On November 19, 2020, in a call back to its criminal lawsuit against Joseph “Tiger King” Maldonado-Passage, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against the husband and wife team who took over the wildlife...more

Environmental General Counsel LLP

Getting Tough on Vapor Intrusion: Enforcement for Failure to Mitigate

As concerns have escalated about vapor intrusion, regulatory agencies are not only taking more conservative approaches to risk – they may also be more likely to take enforcement action where there is delay or non-compliance...more

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Update: Arlington County, Virginia, Implements Guidance on Office Building Conversion Flexibility

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Arlington County, Virginia, announced in mid-October 2020 that it would develop administrative guidance for office building conversion site plan applications. In the last few weeks, Arlington County officially implemented...more

Bennett Jones LLP

Bill 48 Proposes to Create Single Land and Property Rights Tribunal in Alberta

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A key goal of Alberta's Recovery Plan is to create jobs and drive Alberta's economy forward. In this regard, the Government of Alberta has implemented several measures in an effort to reduce the red tape associated with...more

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Philadelphia Zoning, Land Use, and Construction COVID-19 Update

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The Ballard Spahr Zoning and Land Use Team is continuing to monitor all aspects of the Philadelphia land use approval process during the COVID-19 emergency, including the issuance of zoning and building permits, regulation of...more

Bilzin Sumberg

What is a Public-Private Partnership? (And why we should think broadly about it)

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Ask ten people in the industry to define a public-private partnership (P3), and you’ll probably get twice as many definitions. The World Bank’s PPP Knowledge Lab defines a P3 as "a long-term contract between a private party...more

Morgan Lewis - Up & Atom

NRC Reaffirms Its Decision Allowing SLR Applicants to Rely on License Renewal GEIS

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In a recently issued NRC adjudicatory decision, the Commission reaffirmed its regulatory interpretation allowing power reactor licensees applying for subsequent license renewal (SLR), and the NRC Staff reviewing these...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

NYC CPC Certifies Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency Proposal for Public Review

On Oct. 19, 2020, the City Planning Commission certified for public review a proposed citywide text amendment known as Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency (ZCFR). The proposal seeks to update and make permanent those zoning...more

Nossaman LLP

Austin Voters Approve Tax Measure to Help Fund $7.1B Project Connect Plan

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On November 3rd, Austin voters approved a property tax increase to help fund the $7.1 billion Project Connect mass transit project. The initial investment, which is a portion of the “Project Connect System Plan,” includes 27...more

Allen Matkins

Renewable Energy Update - November 2020 #3

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U.S. solar group pushing Biden to end tariffs, extend subsidies - Bullet Reuters – November 17 - Top solar trade group, Solar Energy Industries Association (“SEIA”), released a list of policies it says can be enacted...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

First Department Affirms Dismissal of Constitutional Challenge to Zoning Resolution

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Last year, the New York County Supreme Court heard an Article 78 challenge by Preserve Our Brooklyn Neighborhoods (“POBN”), a civic organization dedicated to maintaining the unique character and historical significance of the...more

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UK Government's Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution

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Earlier last week, the UK Government published its Policy Paper on the Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. The policy paper reiterates the commitment the Government made last week to turn the UK into the world’s...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

New York’s Cluster Zones: Frequently Asked Questions UPDATE (11/20)

There have been significant changes to New York’s cluster action initiative. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has updated the already-existing cluster zones and added new cluster zones in the Bronx, Queens and the Hudson Valley, as well as...more

Conn Kavanaugh

UPDATE: Supreme Judicial Court Holds That Each Building in Phased-Development Projects Constitutes Distinct “Improvement” for...

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Imagine the following. A developer consults with an architect in 2020 about a six-building condominium project. The architect promptly produces a set of plans, which are stamped by an engineer. Over the next three years, the...more

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U.S. EPA removes Ohio’s air pollution nuisance rule from Ohio’s SIP

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On November 19, 2020, U.S. EPA published its decision to remove Ohio’s air pollution nuisance rule from Ohio’s SIP in the Federal Register. The removal came at the request of Ohio EPA because the nuisance rule does not have a...more

Morgan Lewis

Environmental Regulation and Enforcement Outlook

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A new US presidential administration brings new priorities across various areas and industries, including regulation and enforcement of activities that affect the environment. With President-Elect Joe Biden expected to assume...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - November 2020 #3

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Back rent in California nearing $1.7 billion, Federal Reserve study finds - Orange County Register – November 12 - California’s back rent is projected to reach nearly $1.7 billion by the end of the year, or almost a...more

Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - November 2020 #3

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U.S. Forest Service finalizes rule weakening environmental review of its projects - Bullet The Hill – November 18 - The U.S. Forest Service this Wednesday finalized its decision to weaken environmental analysis of...more

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Gray Wolf Removed from Endangered Species List & Environmental Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue

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On November 3, 2020, the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (“Service”) published a final rule removing the gray wolf (canis lupus) from the federal list of Endangered and Threatened Species in the lower 48 United States...more

Liskow & Lewis

Louisiana Third Circuit Confirms Settled Application of Subsequent Purchaser Doctrine Where Expired Mineral Leases at Issue

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As it “is impossible to transfer rights to an assignee under an expired mineral lease,” in a case where oil, gas and mineral leases had expired prior to plaintiff’s acquisition of the property, the Louisiana Third Circuit...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Curious About the Biden/Harris Environmental Regulatory Agenda? Look No Further Than California

With the 2020 election now called, though yet to be conceded, questions abound as to what the environmental regulatory landscape may look like under a Biden/Harris administration. For California, we don’t expect much of a...more

Morgan Lewis

EPA Expected to Extend TSCA Chemical Data Reporting Deadline to 2021

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce that it will extend the deadline for the 2020 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical data reporting (CDR) period from November 30, 2020, to January 29,...more

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Solar Leasing in Louisiana: Who to Lease?

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This blog post is the first in a series of blog posts that will discuss some of the nuances of Louisiana property law relating to solar leasing. With solar companies entering the Louisiana market, many of which having no...more

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