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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


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


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


Ohio public law update March 2012
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

The Local Government Innovation Program, which was established in the State Budget Bill signed by the governor on June 30, 2011, was amended by Substitute House Bill 371, effective March 22, 2012


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


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


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


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


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