Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for July 27 - 31, 2012

Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans holds 12th annual Ladies in RedAlmond board: No plans for fracking banSelf-Preservation or Principles: A UK Perspective on the US Gun DebateLNP promises to develop Cape York as wild rivers laws buriedIcon or Eyesore? Part 3: The Preservationist PerspectiveLaw Firm Participation at EDI Summit Exceeds Original ProjectionsPreservation work plan misses most important job: clarityBill Pepin's quest to build retirement home in Hampden derailed by alleged ...Editorial: Denver's historic preservation law needs an updateGov. Deval Patrick approves more money, overhaul for Community Preservation ...Allowed uses for CPA aid expand CPA law changed to expand flexibility More ...Wildlife: Federal laws fund wildlife conservation30 firearms being raffled in November to benefit NH F&G conservation law...Agawam High School track should be nenovated, City Councilor George Bitzas ...iPad Trademark Dispute Addendum: Revenge of the Lawyers

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Supreme Court rules on constitutionality of Judicial Recovery Law
International Law OfficeJuly 17, 2012

The preservation of financially challenged companies is arguably the greatest innovation introduced by the Judicial Recovery Law (11.101/2005).(1) The old Decree Law 7661/1945 no longer fulfilled the purpose of helping companies to survive business ...more »

Utah Home Ownership Preservation Day
Salt Lake City WeeklyJuly 12, 2012

... hosting their “Utah Homeownership Preservation Day.” Utah Homeownership Preservation Day is a day where struggling homeowners and mortgage service center can combine for a one on one meeting where homeowners will be given the opportunity to meet ...more »

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Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans holds 12th annual Ladies in Red
NOLA.comJuly 31, 2012

Noted among the hosts of hobnobbers were a number of the above, as well as Demetric Mercadel, Marian Wallis and sister-in-law Virginia Miller, Juan Barona and Bob Phillips, and Hal Williams, a former PRC president, who figured on the committee of 29, ...more »

Almond board: No plans for fracking ban
Hornell Evening TribuneJuly 31, 2012

“We are working on a road preservation law,” Town Supervisor Richard Stuart said Monday. “We have no plans for a moratorium or a ban (on hydrofracking). We will wait and see what the state does.” Stuart noted that the road preservation law is in the ...more »

Self-Preservation or Principles: A UK Perspective on the US Gun Debate
Huffington PostJuly 31, 2012

If Aurora was a foretaste of shooting sprees to come, then one of the most troubling developments was the perpetrator's use of full body armor, which can have no justification other than to prevent law enforcement from dealing with the threat. Body ...more »

LNP promises to develop Cape York as wild rivers laws buried
The AustralianJuly 31, 2012

SIGNATURE wild river preservation laws blamed for putting vast tracts of Queensland in economic mothballs are to be scrapped in favour of a regime that encourages mining and development. Campbell Newman's Liberal National Party government will ...more »

Icon or Eyesore? Part 3: The Preservationist Perspective
Metropolis MagazineJuly 31, 2012

The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, established in the wake of the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act, is a direct product of this Victorian preservation ethic, almost universally applied to craft ...more »

Law Firm Participation at EDI Summit Exceeds Original Projections
Virtual-Strategy MagazineJuly 31, 2012

EDI's Leadership Summit was developed to advance corporate and government decision-makers' understanding of legal technology through an agenda designed to encourage interaction in over 25 roundtables, panel discussions, breakout sessions and ...more »

Preservation work plan misses most important job: clarity
Greater Greater WashingtonJuly 30, 2012

In preservation, the law basically only charges HPRB with deciding whether something is "compatible." The only definition of "compatible" comes from historic district standards which describe the nature of a historic district but don't give much detail ...more »

Bill Pepin's quest to build retirement home in Hampden derailed by alleged ...
MassLive.comJuly 30, 2012

Candaras said there are "well-documented due process deficiencies" with the priority habitat designation currently used by Natural Heritage, a conservation category not included in the 1990 MESA law. "The bill simply compels Natural Heritage to follow ...more »

Editorial: Denver's historic preservation law needs an update
Denver PostJuly 30, 2012

One of the more ludicrous abuses of the landmark law occurred two years ago when two people filed an application to stop the razing of an unremarkable home in the Belcaro neighborhood that almost no one else agreed was historic. The homeowner (who ...more »

Gov. Deval Patrick approves more money, overhaul for Community Preservation ...
MassLive.comJuly 29, 2012

Another key change to the law allows use of funds, including the state match and money generated through the local surcharge, to make capital improvements on existing recreational land that was not created or acquired with funds from the law...more »

Allowed uses for CPA aid expand CPA law changed to expand flexibility More ...
Boston.comJuly 29, 2012

The recently approved state budget includes an overhaul of the 12-year-old law that allows cities and towns to impose a property tax surcharge of up to 3 percent, matched by state funds, to support affordable housing, open space, historic preservation ...more »

Wildlife: Federal laws fund wildlife conservation
Pittsburgh Post GazetteJuly 29, 2012

The Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act (1934) created funding to acquire and maintain national wildlife refuges. The money came from the sale of federal migratory bird hunting licenses -- "duck stamps." Though only waterfowl hunters are required to buy ...more »

30 firearms being raffled in November to benefit NH F&G conservation law...
The RepublicJuly 28, 2012

CONCORD, N.H. — Two New Hampshire groups are raffling off 30 firearms in November to benefit the Fish and Game Department's conservation law enforcement division. Tickets go on sale Wednesday for $40 each for the firearms that include a Browning ...more »

Agawam High School track should be nenovated, City Councilor George Bitzas ...
MassLive.comJuly 28, 2012

AGAWAM - City Councilor George Bitzas wants to use Community Preservation Act money to rebuild the sub par track at Agawam High School now that state law allows that money to be used for such purposes. However, Mayor Richard A. Cohen said even ...more »

iPad Trademark Dispute Addendum: Revenge of the Lawyers
Business InsiderJuly 27, 2012

15 Business Theories That Will Improve Your Life ... According to the Beijing Times, lawyers from Grandall Law Firm, along with an advisory team for Proview, submitted a property preservation application to Shenzhen Yantian District Court on Wednesday.more »

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