Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for August 28 - 31, 2012

Process Facilities Pose Unique ESI ChallengesRail Ruling Another Black Eye For Hawai'i's Historic Preservation DivisionOn the anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene: The untold stories of what went rightGroups Take Legal Action Against Forest Service Over Planning RuleSalem residents distribute petition to put CPA on ballotCommunity Preservation Act amended; Marblehead may consider adoptionNew pollution rules would restrict rural development in Washington Co.Community Preservation Act slated for November ballotPatients with Metal Hip Implants Scheduled for Revision Surgery Are Cautioned ...Changes made this summer to Community Preservation Act lawArmstrong's passing may spur preservation of Apollo 11 landing siteUK plans to demolish two historic houses during renovation of law schoolConstitutional Court: Possible Restriction Of Parliamentary Immunity And ...Armstrong's death may speed Tranquility Base preservationGroup fights to get CPA on ballot

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National Park Service considers plans to preserve the last major lighthouse ...
Washington PostAugust 4, 2012

The Park Service acquired the lighthouse and adjoining Coast Guard buildings in 2008 under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act, Dorrance said. The Coast Guard put the lighthouse on its surplus property list with lighthouses becoming ...more »

Building a wild legacy
Sacramento BeeAugust 6, 2012

For example, Teddy Roosevelt is renowned for his conservation efforts, utilizing an array of legal tools to leave a wealth of areas that Americans enjoy today. Less commonly known, however, is that President Ronald Reagan worked with congressional ...more »

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Process Facilities Pose Unique ESI Challenges
Texas LawyerAugust 31, 2012

As soon as possible after the preservation duty arises, the legal department and the primary engineer should determine computers' and servers' "sweep" frequency — the schedule for automatically removing ESI. Different departments within a process ...more »

Rail Ruling Another Black Eye For Hawai'i's Historic Preservation Division
Thegardenisland.comAugust 31, 2012

“The state historic preservation division has been violating its own rules for years,” said David Kimo Frankel, an attorney with the Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation which brought the lawsuit against the city and state on behalf of Paulette Kaleikini ...more »

On the anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene: The untold stories of what went right
vtdigger.orgAugust 30, 2012

Short films by the Connecticut River Watershed Council and The Conservation Law Foundation show where – and how – decisions made prior to Irene avoided flood damage. MONTPELIER, VT – Over the past year, Vermonters have come together to cope ...more »

Groups Take Legal Action Against Forest Service Over Planning Rule
Ecosystem MarketplaceAugust 30, 2012

“What we focus on in the lawsuit is the emphasis on preservation and ecosystem services and sustainability over what is required by statute,” says Executive Director of the PLC and Director of Land of Federal Lands at the NCBA, Dustin Van Liew. Van ...more »

Salem residents distribute petition to put CPA on ballot
Boston.comAugust 30, 2012

Facing a Friday deadline, a group of residents is scrambling to collect enough signatures to place the Community Preservation Act before Salem voters in November after the City Council last week declined to schedule the ballot vote. At least 30 ...more »

Community Preservation Act amended; Marblehead may consider adoption
Wicked LocalAugust 29, 2012

The strings that bind funds for Community Preservation Act will get a little looser if Governor Deval Patrick signs the state budget package that passed the house and senate June 28, which may prompt Marblehead officials to take another look at ...more »

New pollution rules would restrict rural development in Washington Co.
The Herald-MailAugust 29, 2012

WASHINGTON COUNTY — The Washington County Board of Commissioners is trying to figure out how and if the county should participate in a new state law on septic systems. The Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Preservation Act of 2012 was passed to ...more »

Community Preservation Act slated for November ballot
The Somerville NewsAugust 29, 2012

According to the state, the CPA allows communities to create a local Community Preservation Fund to raise money through a surcharge of up to 3% of the real estate tax levy on real property for open space protection, historic preservation and the ...more »

Patients with Metal Hip Implants Scheduled for Revision Surgery Are Cautioned ...
RedOrbitAugust 29, 2012

Patients with Metal Hip Implants Scheduled for Revision Surgery Are Cautioned to Seek Legal Advice Prior to Surgery to Ensure Proper Preservation of Explanted Device. August 28, 2012. Repost This. According to Parker Waichman LLP, It is Crucial to ...more »

Changes made this summer to Community Preservation Act law
Wicked LocalAugust 29, 2012

The CPA allows adopting municipalities to place a surcharge of up to 3 percent on real property in order to create a dedicated fund for the four purposes – open space preservation, historic preservation, outdoor recreation and affordable housing ...more »

Armstrong's passing may spur preservation of Apollo 11 landing site
Mother Nature NetworkAugust 28, 2012

“Our ideas on lunar preservation were presented by our ICOMOS 'caseworker' — for lack of a better word — in Helsinki a month ago,” O'Leary said. She and Westwood are working on getting the Tranquility Base Act in front of Congress to secure National ...more »

UK plans to demolish two historic houses during renovation of law school
Lexington Herald LeaderAugust 28, 2012

The latest plan includes the demolition of two historic houses that sit next to the law school on South Limestone, a proposal the Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation called "unconscionable." Bob Wiseman, UK's vice president of facilities, said in ...more »

Constitutional Court: Possible Restriction Of Parliamentary Immunity And ...
Ukrainian News AgencyAugust 28, 2012

Constitutional Court: Possible Restriction Of Parliamentary Immunity And Preservation Of Title Of President After Impeachment Are Constitutional (15:38, Tuesday, August 28, 2012) ... The Constitutional Court examined the amendments stipulated in the ...more »

Armstrong's death may speed Tranquility Base preservation
NBCNews.comAugust 28, 2012

“Our ideas on lunar preservation were presented by our ICOMOS 'caseworker' — for lack of a better word — in Helsinki a month ago,” O'Leary said. She and Westwood are working on getting the Tranquility Base Act in front of Congress to secure National ...more »

Group fights to get CPA on ballot
The Salem NewsAugust 28, 2012

Just days after the Salem City Council narrowly rejected a request to put the Community Preservation Act on the 2012 ballot, a local group has launched a petition drive to place the question before voters in the November election. “All we're asking is ...more »

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