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CVB Attorney Threatens Legal Action If Commissioner Boyd Has Any Further "Breaches Of Confidentiality': Boyd Says ...
The ChattanooganApril 1, 2017

Attorney Phillip Whitaker said if there are any additional "breaches of confidentiality" that the CVB will pursue legal action. Commissioner Boyd said, "This letter is just another example of how the CVB wants to keep their financials from going public ...more »

Washington County stake in threatened federal grants: Under $1 million
Pamplin Media GroupApril 1, 2017

Washington County could lose as much as $900,000 from the sheriff's budget if federal officials carry out a threat to withhold money from police agencies that do not aid federal immigration enforcement. The total is overstated because it includes money ...more »

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Alternative Energy
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Pattern Energy Publishes White Paper on Renewable Energy Development
PR Newswire (press release)April 27, 2017

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and, except as required by law, Pattern Energy does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information ...more »

Nanotechnology Law
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FormFactor Ranked Top Supplier of Semiconductor Probe Cards Worldwide by VLSIresearch
Yahoo FinanceApril 27, 2017

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In its annual survey of semiconductor probe card suppliers for 2016, leading market research firm VLSIresearch again ranked FormFactor (FORM) as the world's number one supplier on a revenue ...more »

Dumping & Disposing
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Did government regulations precipitate one of the worst environmental disasters in recent memory?
Conservative ReviewApril 19, 2017

This is a federal law originally enacted to “provide for liability, compensation, cleanup, and emergency response for hazardous substances released into the environment” as well as the cleanup of waste dumping sites. However, critics claim the law's ...more »

Natural Resources
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Polish law change unleashes 'massacre' of trees
The GuardianApril 7, 2017

The new amendment, commonly known as “Szyszko's law”, after Jan Szyszko, Poland's environment minister, removes the obligation for private landowners to apply for permission to cut down trees, pay compensation or plant new trees, or even to inform ...more »

Park & Historic Preservation Law
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Auburn City Council to vote on historic preservation law
Auburn CitizenApril 5, 2017

The local law would replace an existing one from 1991 with updated language supplied by a state Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation and Preservation League of New York State model law. Director of Capital Projects Christina Selvek said the new ...more »

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Environmental Law & Policy Center, others step into court fight over IL 'Zero Emissions Credit' program
Cook County RecordApril 11, 2017

... rigs the wholesale electricity generation and supply markets in favor of electricity generation giant Exelon, a prominent environmental activist organization has also stepped into the court fight, asking the court to allow it to defend the law's ...more »

Pest Control Law
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2017 Almond Leadership Program molding tomorrow's leaders
Western Farm PressApril 6, 2017

The 2017 Almond Leadership Class recently tapped by the Almond Board of California (ABC) includes 18 wannabe future leaders who represent multiple facets of the tree nut industry including growers, retailers, processors, pest control advisors, and ...more »

Forest Preservation
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Pesch: Guam's recent B&B law
Pacific Daily NewsApril 2, 2017

Some of the returning travelers sought to replicate these lodging experiences in the U.S. Their ambitions were fueled by the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and the Tax Reform Act of 1976. These acts provided tax incentives ...more »

Environmental Liability: Who can be Held Accountable?
Lexology (registration)April 4, 2017

The position of directors' liability for environmental damage has been considered in a number of cases under the Waste Management Act 1996 to 2011 in Ireland. A director has been held accountable for the remediation and clean-up of a site where the ...more »

Hazardous Waste
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Organizations sponsor electronic waste drive this week
AdVantage NewsApril 17, 2017

“This is the sixth year of Illinois' e-waste law that requires all electronic waste to be disposed of responsibly,” Director of Sustainability Nate Keener said. “L&C e-waste drives provide an easy, mostly free outlet for people to recycle their ...more »

Public Utilities
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JCP&L power line proposal has moved on to the courts
Greater Media NewspapersApril 4, 2017

The evidentiary procedure has followed the two public hearings that Administrative Law Judge Gail Cookson scheduled over the past few months in order for residents to voice their concerns, which included health and environmental issues as well as ...more »

Minerals & Mining
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Repeal and Replacement of Conflict Minerals Rule 1502 ...
Huffington PostApril 4, 2017

DID YOU KNOW? The cell phone in your pocket or laptop you may be reading this on could contain minerals used to fund militia groups and war in the ...more »


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