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Monday: More Americans are facing eviction. Why is that? And is St ...
KBIAApril 1, 2017

This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Monday; this story will be updated after the show. You can listen live. Evictions.more »

Immigrant Power of Attorney clinic | The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte ObserverApril 1, 2017

Families at an Immigrant Power of Attorney clinic at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, meeting with lawyers from Legal Services of Southern Piedmont to fill out ...more »

Environmental Law News and Stories

Alternative Energy
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Lawmakers advance bills to revive solar industry in Nevada
News & ObserverApril 6, 2017

Nevada lawmakers pressed forward Wednesday with a package of bills they say will make homemade solar energy an affordable option once again for state residents. The standout proposal would increase the amount of credit toward nighttime and cloudy-day ...more »

Nanotechnology Law
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Swiss National Research Program Will Hold Closure Event in June
The National Law ReviewApril 13, 2017

During the closure event, NRP 64 will present the most important findings and current state of the art in nanotechnology research. NRP 64's final brochure on the results, outcome, and perspectives provides an overview of the most important highlights, ...more »

Dumping & Disposing
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Newhouse bill would exempt dairy manure from waste regulations, ban some citizen lawsuits
Yakima Herald-RepublicApril 5, 2017

Disagreeing with Newhouse's view on Congress' intent of the RCRA, environmental attorney Charlie Tebbutt, who represented local groups in a lawsuit against Lower Valley dairies, said the bill strips a needed defense tool from residents affected by ...more »

Natural Resources
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Law School professor to shed light on enlisting tribal government in public lands management
UNM NewsroomApril 6, 2017

Washburn will discuss the laws authorizing tribal contracts and the practical challenges for tribes and the federal government in implementing these initiatives in the public lands context. The Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program and the ...more »

Pest Control Law
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Horticulture Hotline - A 'have-you-done-it' list for your yard
Moultrie NewsApril 9, 2017

Always read, understand and follow product labels. The product label is a federal law. Bill Lamson-Scribner can be reached during the week at Possum's Landscape and Pest Control Supply. Possum's has three locations: 481 Long Point Rd in Mt. Pleasant ...more »

Forest Preservation
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The Sedona Conference WG6 Issues “Transitional” International Litigation Principles
Lexology (registration)April 6, 2017

In January 2017, The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure (WG6) issued the much-anticipated International Litigation Principles on Discovery, Disclosure & Data Protection in Civil ...more »

Pollution-spill notice bill races to approval by Senate Appropriations ...
Florida Politics (blog)April 6, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee wastes little time or comment approving a proposal to make sure the public is notified within 48 hours of a toxic spill.more »

Minerals & Mining
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Mining scam: Kamat appears before SIT, gets anticipatory bail
Economic TimesApril 24, 2017

The FIR was registered under various IPC sections, including 120 (b) (conspiracy), 166 (public servant disobeying law), relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act, Mines and Minerals Development Act, Mineral Conservation and Development Rules ...more »

Public Utilities
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The Rolla Daily NewsApril 5, 2017

By an 8-0 vote, the Rolla City Council voted to exempt Rolla Municipal Utilities from a federal law that would require RMU to buy power from any electrical generation plant that might start production of 20 megawatts or more in the area. ... go up ...more »


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