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Ohio leads the nation in green school projects
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

With 315 projects, Ohio "leads the nation with more green school projects underway than any other state," according to a press release from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a private non-profit organization dedicated to the development of energy-efficient buildings

Farmers' advocacy group enters foray against solar energy siting
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2012

On October 31, 2011, the California Farm Bureau Federation petitioned the Superior Court in Fresno County for a peremptory writ of mandate and filed a complaint for injunctive relief to force the County to reverse its recent cancellation of a Williamson Act contract

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

The General Services Administration announced last week that it will issue a recommendation this fall on whether the federal government should continue using a third-party certification system as the primary federal standard for green buildings

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

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

Military building efficiency overhaul
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

On March 7, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies held a hearing on the military’s budget for military installations, environment, energy, and base realignment and closure programs

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

Richmond casino case: how early is too early for CEQA?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

In Parchester Village Neighborhood Council v. City of Richmond, the California Court of Appeal recently held that the City of Richmond’s decision to enter into a Municipal Services Agreement (MSA) with a Native American tribe did not constitute a “project” requiring California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, even though the agreement effectively committed the City to a particular course of action

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

Selected Kansas Legislative activity, March 23-27
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

It was the busiest week of the session to date with non-exempt bills being considered before their final deadline, bills being "bundled" (two or more