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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


DDOE issues update on energy star benchmarking regulation
  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

The District of Columbia Green Building Act of 2006 and the Clean and Affordable Energy Act of 2008, which establish the legislative requirements for buildings' environmental performance, require the District government to benchmark energy use for public buildings 10,000 square feet or larger


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


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


CA GHG and Green Building Order
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

California Governor Jerry Brown issued Executive Order No. B-18-12 April 25, requiring agencies to take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 10 percent from 2010 levels by 2015 and 20 percent by 2020


2011 Minnesota legislative summary
  • Larkin Hoffman
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

Several changes have been made to Minnesota’s alcohol licensing laws


GSA's green proving ground program
  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2011

On April 21, 2011, the U.S. General Services Administration ("GSA") announced that it has selected sixteen sustainable building technologies to be tested and evaluated at a number of federal facilities throughout the country


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


New York Legislative Session Update
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • April 6 2016

The minimum wage proposal included in the budget will increase the minimum wage at different schedules, and to different maximum wage rates


Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016: Analysis of Local Government Interests
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On December 18, Congress approved, and the President signed into law, a $1.15 trillion FY 2016 discretionary spending omnibus (H.R. 2029) that