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500 new construction jobs thanks to shale

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 19 2012

Asylum Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, will be the home for the first new power plant in Pennsylvania to run at least partially on Marcellus Shale natural gas

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Italian energy efficiency

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 24 2012

Italy’s Ministries of Finance and Economic Development announced June 20 that they would soon unveil tax incentives for the construction sector and energy efficiency projects as the country seeks to encourage economic growth

Recent CEQA legislation streamlines review for green building and renewable energy projects

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2012

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) was originally adopted with the goal of disclosing and weighing the environmental impacts of discretionary actions by state agencies and local governments

2012 Florida legislative session recap

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 12 2012

HB 13 provides for the lease of sovereignty submerged lands for private residential single-family docks and piers, private residential multifamily docks and piers and private residential multislip docks

NRC to issue first-ever combined licenses for construction and operation of new nuclear reactors

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 10 2012

On February 9, 2012, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced it concluded its mandatory hearing on Southern Nuclear Operating Company’s (SNC) application for two Combined Licenses (COL) at the Vogtle site in Georgia, and that in a 4-1 vote, the NRC found the staff’s review adequate to make the necessary regulatory safety and environmental findings, clearing the way for the NRC’s Office of New Reactors to issue the COLs

Third design guide released

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2012

The Department of Energy released January 10 the third installment in a series of four 50 percent Advanced Energy Design Guides

10k efficient homes

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2012

The Department of Energy announced January 12 that more than 10,000 homes have been constructed to meet the energy efficiency specifications of the voluntary Builders Challenge initiative

LEED avoids class action, energy savings claim left untested

  • Stoel Rives LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 23 2011

There’s big news in the battle between consultants in the green building industry and the U.S. Green Building Council

Case summary: Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2011

In Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township, 15 A.3d 563, 2011 WL 2084174, Pa. Cmwlth, March 17, 2011 (No. 782 C.D. 2010), the Commonwealth Court addressed the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors’ zoning appeal based on a variance granted to Pohlig Builders (the developers) to disturb an area of steep slopes such that the developers could construct their proposed residential development