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State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

Incumbent AG Luther Strange (R) and Joe Hubbard (D) received their respective party's nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary. California


Supreme Court opens door to suits challenging federal agency actions
  • Polsinelli PC
  • USA
  • April 4 2012

On March 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision effectively broadening the circumstances under which parties may go to court to seek review from final agency actions


2010 Minnesota legislative summary
  • Larkin Hoffman
  • USA
  • July 27 2010

Liquor stores may offer tastings of beer and spirits in addition to wine under amendments to Minn. Stat. 340A.419


2011-2012 Massachusetts legislative session
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

The formal legislative session for 2011-2012 concluded on July 31st


Parts of PA Act 13 ruled unconstitutional
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that "major provisions of Pennsylvania's controversial law governing the oil and natural-gas industry were ruled unconstitutional Thursday, allowing communities to keep drilling away from homes, schools, and parks"


EPA to assist communities in Sustainable Building Blocks Program
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2011

EPA announced February 3, 2011, that it will work with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Transportation to help communities achieve “sustainable planning” through the Sustainable Communities Building Blocks Program


South Carolina Supreme Court expands DHEC's regulatory authority over isolated wetlands throughout the state under the pollution control act
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

In the July 2011 decision Georgetown County League of Women Voters v. Smith Land Co., Inc., the South Carolina Supreme Court held that the Department of Health and Environmental Control (“DHEC”) has jurisdiction to regulate isolated wetlands under the South Carolina Pollution Control Act, an expansion of DHEC’s regulatory authority over isolated wetlands throughout the State, beyond the eight “coastal zone” counties governed by the coastal management program organized pursuant to the Coastal Zone Management Act


Proposed amendments to the NYC zoning resolution related to parking in the Manhattan core (Community District 1-8)
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2011

The Department of City Planning is proposing to make far-reaching changes to Article I, Chapter 3 of the Zoning Resolution, which governs permitted parking in the Manhattan Core, which is defined as Manhattan south of 96th Street on the East Side and south of 110th Street on the West Side


Despite dismissal, merits of Gifford v. USGBC still being weighed
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2011

Because hospitality developers are increasingly being encouraged, and in some cases required, to comply with the LEED rating system, we have been keeping an eye on Gifford v. U.S. Green Building Council


Corps drops appeal over wetlands rules
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2011

As we wrote earlier, in New Hope Power Company and Okeelanta Corporation v. United States Army Corps of Engineers and Steven L. Stockton, U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida enjoined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' from enforcing its guidance documents, which modified the Corps's interpretation of its wetlands regulations