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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


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


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


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


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


Chester County posts final draft stormwater standards
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2012

On December 21, 2011, the Chester County Water Resources Authority published the Final Draft of its county-wide Act 167 Stormwater Ordinance Standards Matrix


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


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