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International guide to contaminated land 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Argentina, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada
  • October 21 2015

There is no Commonwealth law that deals directly with contaminated sites, although there are a number of policy documents and guidelines that have


Governor Brown proposes to streamline approval of certain local housing developments
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

On May 13, 2016, Brown administration released the administration's "May Revision" budget, which contains a bold proposal in a trailer bill to


New LA Ordinances “Clean Up, Green Up” Industry in Residential “Toxic Hotspot” Neighborhoods
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

On June 4, 2016, two new Los Angeles ordinances will go into effect under the Clean Up, Green Up (CUGU) initiative. The initiative aims to improve


Lead Paint and Drinking Water in Maine - Now Under Even More Scrutiny
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2016

Lead paint is a well-known problem for older homes, and lead in residential drinking water from historic plumbing is also a recognized issue in Maine


New Kansas Act Allows Relief for Purchase of Contaminated Property
  • Lathrop & Gage LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

On May 9, 2016, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law the Contaminated Property Redevelopment Act (the “Act”). The goal of this Act is to


2016 Summary of New Maine Laws: State of Maine 127th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The new laws highlighted in this summary are those most relevant to our clients and does not include all laws enacted this past session. This summary


USGBC Announces New LEED Credits for Structural Wood Building Materials. The Decision is a Boost to the Expanding Use of Wood in Public and Private Projects
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

In early April, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its expansion of the number of wood certification programs that it would recognize as


The Plot Thickens: California Supreme Court Vacates Submission Of Just-Argued CEQA Subsequent Review Case, Orders Supplemental Briefing
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

In orders issued May 11, 2016, one week after the May 4 oral argument and submission of the cause for decision, the California Supreme Court vacated


Vapor Intrusion Due Diligence and the LandlordTenant Relationship
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

The potential for soil and groundwater contamination to migrate through soil gas ("vapor intrusion") into interior building spaces is increasingly


Fourth District Rejects CEQA Challenges To Large Mojave Desert Groundwater Pumping Project In Separate Published Opinions
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

In two opinions filed May 10, 2016 (one partially and the other fully published), the Fourth District Court of Appeal rejected a number of CEQA and