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Corte Constitucional finalmente emite sentencia con nuevas reglas sobre baldíos en Colombia

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La Corte Constitucional de Colombia (la Corte) finalmente publicó la Sentencia SU-288 de 2022 (la Sentencia), en la cual se pronunció acerca de las sentencias en procesos de pertenencia que declararon la prescripción...more

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EPA Proposes Enforceable Drinking Water Standards For PFAS

Last week EPA released its proposal for the first set of Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) under the Clean Water Act for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  In contrast to non-enforceable health advisory levels...more

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The Title Reporter — Spring 2023

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Here is what we cover in this issue of The Title Reporter: A Legal Update for the Title Insurance Industry: •An appellate court in Arkansas, affirming a trial court’s decision, has ruled that a title insurer had properly...more

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Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - 3.22.23 - #4

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A proposed California bill, Assembly Bill 68, would make it harder to build subdivisions in areas prone to fires or flooding. State Assembly Member Chris Ward, who is carrying the bill, said California has enabled an...more

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Land Use Matters March 2023 – CEQA Appellate Decisions & Other Legal Developments

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Los Angeles City Planning and Department of Building and Safety - COVID-19 Emergency Public Order on Tolling and Time Limits Rescinded - On March 21, 2020, then-Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a COVID-19 emergency public order to...more

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Life Sciences Real Estate Update - 3.21.23

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Despite a strong start last year, venture capital funding for life sciences totaled $35.8 billion in 2022, down 28% from 2021, according to Cushman & Wakefield (C&W). Initial public offering activity also fell 90% from $14.5...more

Miller Starr Regalia

Another Call for CEQA Litigation Reform? Second District Rejects NIMBY Group’s CEQA, Coastal Act, and Land Use Challenges, Affirms...

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In a published opinion filed March 8, 2023, the Second District Court of Appeal (Division 8) affirmed the trial court’s judgment denying writ relief in a lawsuit challenging approval of a CEQA-exempt eldercare facility...more

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Adaptive Reuse: Creative Reimagining of Former Office Space to Address Differing Demands

Empty office buildings downtown. A housing shortage in almost every major market. Is there a way to address both issues at once by converting historic but underutilized office buildings into apartments and condos in city...more

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D.C. Office of Planning Recommends Not Moving Forward with Inclusionary Zoning Amendment

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The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) filed a petition in December 2021 to amend Subtitle I of the Zoning Regulations to apply the Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) program to currently exempt Downtown...more

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Stroock Presents: GOAT Town, Episode 4: Office-to-Residential Conversions in NYC – Magic Bullet or Merely One Piece of the Puzzle?

Continuing to be faced with a shortage of affordable housing amid an abundance of unused office space, the City of New York established the Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force to study the conversion of vacant office spaces to...more

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Sand and Sustainability

Since retiring from environmental leadership positions at the World Bank, I have taken on teaching assignments including a course entitled “Circular Economy in the Construction Sector”. The students taking this course are...more

Miller Starr Regalia

Epic Battle over Lafayette Housing Project Finally Ends as California Supreme Court Refuses to Review Unanimous Court of Appeal...

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After 12 arduous years, the 315-unit Terraces of Lafayette apartment project is finally clear to be constructed now that the California Supreme Court rejected Save Lafayette’s request for review. The Court also rejected Save...more

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Admittance of modifications of 10H rule for wind farm locations - important changes for the investors

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On March 13, 2023, the Polish president signed the long-awaited Act on Investments in Wind Farms and Certain Other Acts (the “Law”). The Law will enter into force 30 days after promulgation, except for certain provisions that...more

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NYSDEC Mining Law Appears Further Undermined by the Court of Appeals

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Last month, the State’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, upheld the Appellate Division’s decision annulling the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issuance of permits to Sand Land Corporation...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

EPA Proposes New Rules on “Forever Chemicals” in Wastewater

On March 14, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that it will seek to promulgate new rules for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”), also known as “forever chemicals,” in public water...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

ICIJ Challenges Environmental Audits as Overlooking Deforestation

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently issued a report raising concerns that certain auditing firms had certified client companies’ practices and products as sustainable while ignoring that...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Water, Water, Everywhere? EPA and USACE Issue New, Broader Clean Water Act Rule

During the past two years, the half-century-old Clean Water Act (“CWA”) has become a hot topic, with controversies over its interpretation coming to a boil throughout the end of last year into the beginning of this one. If a...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

European Commission Approves Further State Aid to Support Transition-Related Initiatives

On February 24, the European Commission granted approval under EU State Aid Rules for a German scheme supporting rail transport operators using electric traction. The €1.1 billion scheme will provide economic support for...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Zoning and Development Newsletter - March 2023

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Sullivan is pleased to release the first issue of its Zoning and Development Newsletter, a collaboration between members of our Permitting & Land Use Practice Group and the Litigation Department, in order to provide our...more

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EPA to Restrict PFAS in Drinking Water

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On Tuesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever federally enforceable regulatory limits on per- and poly-flouroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in drinking water. The agency plans to finalize the...more

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Commercial Buildings to Go Green...Who's Paying?

New York City’s Local Law 97, also known as The Green Building Law, was enacted in April 2019 as the centerpiece of the Climate Mobilization Act under former Mayor DeBlasio’s Green New Deal. Generally, buildings over...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

Massachusetts Codifies “No Net Loss” Conservation Policy Under Article 97

On February 10, 2023, the Public Land Preservation Act (PLPA), Chapter 274 of the Acts of 2022, (M.G.L. Ch. 3 §5A), went into effect. It both codifies existing practices and creates new obligations that public entities in the...more

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Another NIMBY challenge in Nantucket, this one challenging public waterfront access

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The Boston Globe is reporting on NIMBY opposition to a clam shack on Nantucket's Straight Wharf. It seems that residents of the adjacent North Wharf are concerned that the clam shack will increase noise in the neighborhood...more

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EPA Proposes Stringent National Drinking Water Standards for Six PFAS

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For the first time and after much anticipation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for key “forever chemicals.” The proposed rule would establish near-zero...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

What to Know About Upcoming Updates to Montgomery County Master Plans

Montgomery County is in the process of updating several of its master plans, which make recommendations regarding land use, zoning, transportation and public facilities that shape the future development of specific...more

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