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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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