Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for September 29 - 30, 2011

USEC Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation PlanNew York law shields park from gas drillingState Supreme Court upholds Bedminster's agricultural zoningUSEC Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation PlanWVa GOP Issues Preservation Notice on Redistricting DocumentsNew Md. Ag Rules Take Effect Oct. 1Remarks by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local LawsLetter: New zoning law would 'emasculate' Historic Preservation CommissionSusan Hart - Check the law before grabbing your sawUSEC Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation PlanSchleuter says he has right stuff to run Sheriff's OfficeOfficial foresees Confederate plate optionGardens to Receive Preservation Award FridayConstitutional law expert to discuss immigration reform at MCCThe Future of the Past

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Downtown Brooklyn Skyscraper Historic District approved
New York Post (blog)September 13, 2011

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the designation – pitched by the Brooklyn Heights Association and other preservation groups – to protect Brooklyn Borough Hall and 20 primarily high-rise commercial and government office buildings ...more »

Lake Tahoe law firm sets bar for environmental cases
Carson NowSeptember 23, 2011

In addition to representing clients in civil litigation matters, McLaughlin also practices in the areas of real estate, business and commercial transactions, and has expanded his practice to offer estate planning services to compliment his business...more »

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USEC Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation Plan
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)September 30, 2011

The tax benefit preservation plan reduces the likelihood that changes in USEC's investor base would have the unintended effect of limiting USEC's future use of its tax benefits. “We are adopting a tax benefit preservation plan that is similar to plans ...more »

New York law shields park from gas drilling
FuelFix (blog)September 30, 2011

Cuomo also signed a law that gives the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation the authority to review any proposed drilling in the park, which is located about 60 miles southeast of Buffalo and attracts more than 1.8 million ...more »

State Supreme Court upholds Bedminster's agricultural zoning
phillyBurbs.comSeptember 30, 2011

The state Supreme Court has upheld Bedminster's zoning law, keeping the Piper Group from building a high-density development in the township's agricultural preservation district. "It's a great victory for the township, the board of supervisors and for ...more »

USEC Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation Plan
Business Wire (press release)September 30, 2011

“We are adopting a tax benefit preservation plan that is similar to plans adopted by many other companies with valuable tax assets. The plan is designed to preserve these assets” USEC's ability to use these tax benefits would be substantially limited ...more »

WVa GOP Issues Preservation Notice on Redistricting Documents
WVNSSeptember 30, 2011

The Republican Party filed a Freedom of Information Act request in August, after House Bill 201 was signed into law. That request asked for similar documents, but was denied by all parties. However, Stuart said the public has a right to see these ...more »

New Md. Ag Rules Take Effect Oct. 1
WBOC TV 16September 30, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, Md.- Five new agriculture laws go into effect Oct. 1 in Maryland. According to the state Department of Agriculture, the laws impact farmland preservation, invasive plants, veterinary practice regulations, ...more »

Remarks by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws
Media Newswire (press release)September 30, 2011

Introductory Number 531-A largely transfers jurisdiction for the enforcement of the installation of window guards in residential multiple dwellings from the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene to the Department of Housing Preservation & Development. ...more »

Letter: New zoning law would 'emasculate' Historic Preservation Commission
Brighton-Pittsford PostSeptember 30, 2011

Unfortunately, the proposal severely limits the powers of the current Historic Preservation Commission, which will no longer be able to rule on changes to historic buildings. Historic preservation law protects the community's reputation as a town ...more »

Susan Hart - Check the law before grabbing your saw
StarNewsOnline.comSeptember 30, 2011

Capo suggested I reference www.wilmingtonnc.gov, where I eventually reached the "muni code" Chapter 18, Article 8, entitled "Landscaping and Tree Preservation." Sec. 18-471: "No person, directly or indirectly, shall remove any tree from public or ...more »

USEC Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation Plan
MarketWatch (press release)September 30, 2011

BETHESDA, Md., Sep 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- USEC Inc. /quotes/zigman/228541/quotes/nls/usu USU +1.13% announced today that its board of directors has adopted a tax benefit preservation plan to help preserve the value of certain deferred tax benefits ...more »

Schleuter says he has right stuff to run Sheriff's Office
Monroe News StarSeptember 30, 2011

Schleuter said he made the recordings for "self preservation" because he was being asked to violate civil service law and "other things I didn't agree with. I stand by my decision," he said. As for the sheriff's race, Schleuter said current chief ...more »

Official foresees Confederate plate option
San Antonio ExpressSeptember 30, 2011

... Daughters of the Republic of Texas to manage the Alamo under a new state law. A pact could be ready by Nov. 1, well before the Dec. 31 deadline, that will address areas of concern, from fundraising and preservation to financial management, he said. ...more »

Gardens to Receive Preservation Award Friday
Duke UniversitySeptember 30, 2011

Anne Roney, sister-in-law of Washington Duke, donated the fountain to Trinity College in Washington Duke's honor. Washington Duke was one of Trinity's early benefactors, and Duke University was named after him. Little remained of the fountain in recent ...more »

Constitutional law expert to discuss immigration reform at MCC
Brighton-Pittsford PostSeptember 29, 2011

A specialist in American legal history, race and the law, Finkelman will explore the origins and rationale of the 14th Amendment and why its preservation is important. Key organizers of the event are Wayne Action for Racial Equality (WARE) and Migrant ...more »

The Future of the Past
Washington City Paper (blog)September 29, 2011

Since the enactment of the District's historic preservation law in 1978, more than 800 historic landmarks have been designated, and 50 historic districts cover much of the city's core. Which means, these days, that more time is spent fretting over new ...more »

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