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Easing Use Restrictions Opens Up Opportunities in Retail for Landlords and Tenants

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Use restrictions—once rigidly dictated by anchor tenants—are undergoing significant transformations leading to new opportunities for retailers and landlords. Historically, retailers wielded considerable influence, often...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Supreme Court Holds That the Eighth Amendment Does Not Prevent Enforcement of Local Camping Bans, Authorizing a Significant Shift...

Until recently, local policies on homelessness have been guided by two controversial rulings from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: Martin v. Boise (9th Cir. 2019) 920 F.3d 584 and Johnson v. City of Grants Pass (9th Cir....more

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Siting Energy and Transmission Line Projects in Arizona - An irreverent Primer: 2024 Edition

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With the renewable energy boom underway everywhere, Arizona offers an attractive market for renewable energy facilities, with lots of sunshine and even a bit of wind up north. And, despite what you may have heard about our,...more

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Wastewater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment - Division of Environmental Quality and City of Malvern Enter...

The Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and City of Malvern, Arkansas, (“Malvern”) entered into a March 1st Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressed alleged violations...more

Harris Beach PLLC

Long Island Central Pine Barrens Land Use Plan Takes Effect July 19

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On Friday, July 19, 2024, the updated Central Pine Barrens Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) goes into effect. The Central Pine Barrens Commission (Commission) adopted certain revisions to Articles IV–VI of the CLUP in April...more

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The King’s Speech: Hints at the Planning Reform to Come

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So, now is the time to deliver. Among an abundance of new legislation announced in the King’s Speech, we see the legislative beginning of a heavily trailed reform to the planning system with the delivery of high quality...more

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Hazardous Waste Enforcement: Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Saraland Commercial Truck Wash Facility Enter into...

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (“ADEM”) and Qualawash Holdings, LLC (“QH”) entered into a Consent Order (“CO”) addressing alleged violations of the Alabama Administrative Code addressing hazardous waste....more

Jones Day

UK Supreme Court Quashes Planning Permission Due to a Failure to Consider Downstream (Scope 3) Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The Situation: On June 20, 2024, the UK Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision in R (on the application of Finch on behalf of the Weald Action Group) (Appellant) v Surrey County Council and others (Respondents) [2024]...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

LL97: Countdown to Compliance

The first compliance period for building owners under Local Law 97 (LL97), New York City’s (NYC) landmark climate change legislation, began this year on Jan. 1. Subject to limited exceptions, property owners are required to...more

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Ruffled Feathers: HOA Restrictions on Raising Chickens

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On July 12th, Missouri Governor Parsons signed HB 2062, a House Bill that, beginning this August, may ruffle a few feathers of those developers, directors, homeowners, and others associated with Missouri homeowner...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

HB 1203 (2024)’s Amendments to Section 720.3075, Florida Statutes Regarding Commercial Vehicles

A number of homeowners associations have restrictions that prohibit commercial vehicles from being maintained or kept on lots or otherwise within the community....more

Pillsbury - CommLawCenter

A New Headache for Landowners: FCC Liability for Radio Pirates Operating on Your Property

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last week warned 13 property owners in the New York City area that illegal FM radio broadcasts were emanating from their properties, and that they could face multi-million dollar...more

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Pennsylvania Protects Press Freedom, Passes Anti-SLAPP Statute

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Yesterday, July 17, 2024, Pennsylvania joins more than 30 states that have enacted anti-SLAPP laws, providing protection to journalists and media outlets from meritless claims....more

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National Rent Control, Prince George’s County Enacts New Rent Control, Montgomery County Poised to Adopt Regulations for Rent...

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Rent control continues to be headline news, with local legislation being enacted and national legislation being proposed. The rent control law in Prince George’s County was enacted yesterday and it appears that the rent...more

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UK Real Estate and Planning: King’s Speech 17 July 2024

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Introducing the Planning and Infrastructure Bill aims to accelerate the delivery of high-quality infrastructure and housing. The government considers the current planning regime to be a major brake on economic growth – one of...more

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104(b) Base Grant/Arkansas Water Resources Center: Six Projects Announced for Funding

The Arkansas Water Resources Center (“AWRC”) announced in its June 28th Research Bulletin that six projects are to receive seed funding from its 104(b) base grant in 2024. AWRC states that the projects will be conducted...more

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California Supreme Court Upholds EIR for UC Berkeley Housing Development

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The California Supreme Court held that under newly enacted Assembly Bill 1307, the environmental impact report prepared for UC Berkeley housing and longer-term development was not inadequate for failing to consider social...more

Mayer Brown

UK Supreme Court rules that all fossil fuel projects must be assessed for future impact

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The UK Supreme Court’s landmark judgment in R (on the application of Finch on behalf of the Weald Action Group) v Surrey County Council and others (“Finch”) was handed down on 20 June 2024. Since then, more recent...more

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Unpaved Road Projects Program: Arkansas Natural Resources Commission/Arkansas Department of Agriculture Announces Funding in Nine...

The Natural Resources Commission of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture (“NRC”) issued a news release identifying nine projects that will receive a total of $558,756.00 in funding through the Arkansas Unpaved Roads Program...more

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Environmental Criminal Enforcement/Wetlands: U.S. Department of Justice Announces Sentencing for Virginia Company and Owner

The United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a June 27th news release stating that Boyd Farm LLC (“Boyd Farm”) and its owner Frazier T. Boyd III were sentenced on June 26th criminally for an alleged felony violation...more

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

Open Burning/Open Detonation of Waste Explosives/RCRA: Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Managing Officials'...

The Hazardous Waste Subcommittee of the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (“ASTSWMO”) submitted June 20th comments to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) on its...more

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Proposed Legislation to Incentivize Affordable Housing Conversions

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The U.S. Congress is currently considering the “Revitalizing Downtowns and Main Streets Act” (the “Act”), legislation aiming to address changes in the post-pandemic real estate market and the nationwide affordable housing...more

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Outlook for Energy and Tax Policy in 2025

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While we await the outcome of the upcoming US elections, stakeholders in the energy tax and policy space should recognize that, regardless of the outcome of the election, there will be plenty of activity in the energy sector...more

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Fortifying Your Data Center Lease: Key Considerations in Data Center Leasing

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The data center market has seen remarkable growth, reaching unprecedented levels in 2023 and is largely fueled by advances in cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI). In response to growing demand, US tech giants...more

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The Shifting Landscape of "Green Building" in Virginia

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Several jurisdictions throughout Virginia, particularly in the northern suburbs of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, are pushing the envelope on green building practices. These efforts come at a time when the development...more

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