Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for November 29 - 30, 2013

Walter Bristow, former SC lawmaker, judge diesJoseph N. Grano Jr., preservation activist, dies at 68Local Legislators Might Be Open to Compromise On Controversial Gun BillJapanese Senator: “The Path That Japan Is Taking Is The Recreation Of A ...Japanese Senator: “The Path That Japan Is Taking Is The Recreation Of A ...Supreme Court Of Canada Strikes Down Privacy LawFire-damaged historic house in Prattville to be renovatedRosemont meets almost all environmental laws, final federal report saysPreservation Society schedules Candlelight Christmas in RockfordOpposition builds to ComEd's Grand Prairie Gateway power line projectColorado State Sen. Evie Hudak Resigns Instead Of Facing Recall Vote Pushed ...Funds available for Civil War sitesMilitary newsCooper flow to boost farmingWhat is Japan Trying to Hide?

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Silent Sentinels at Center of Lithuanian Debate on Bygone Era
New York TimesNovember 11, 2013

The piece, made of sand and titled “Imagine” after the Lennon song, has now been taken away for preservation, leaving the site, Lukiskes Square, next to the former headquarters for the K.G.B., eerily empty. Several competitions have been held since the ...more »

Microsoft Patent Chief to Join Shook Hardy: Business of Law
BloombergNovember 8, 2013

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said there's no time limit for an independent probe into alleged harassment in the Miami Dolphins' workplace, which will be led by New York attorney Ted Wells. Wells ... Toll, the largest U.S. luxury ...more »

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Walter Bristow, former SC lawmaker, judge dies
The StateNovember 30, 2013

The award recognized his defense of preservation of the swamp during Senate debate in 1976 as he filibustered for three days. He was a founding partner in the law firm of Marchant Bristow and Bates in Columbia. A lifelong Democrat, Bristow's ...more »

Joseph N. Grano Jr., preservation activist, dies at 68
Washington PostNovember 30, 2013

He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy and a law degree, both from St. John's University in New York. He came to Washington in 1977 to work for the VA. Survivors include a sister. In addition to his activism for historic preservation, Mr. Grano ...more »

Local Legislators Might Be Open to Compromise On Controversial Gun Bill
The MissourianNovember 30, 2013

Three local legislators said this week that they have not read revised language of the Second Amendment Preservation Act. But State Reps. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, and Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, said they still support stopping ...more »

Japanese Senator: “The Path That Japan Is Taking Is The Recreation Of A ...
Center for Research on GlobalizationNovember 30, 2013

Mizuho Fukushima, former leader of the Social Democratic Party, compared the bill to the pre-World War II Peace Maintenance Preservation Laws and other Secrecy laws at the time, remarking that there was a time in police-state Japan when the weather ...more »

Japanese Senator: “The Path That Japan Is Taking Is The Recreation Of A ...
Center for Research on GlobalizationNovember 30, 2013

Mizuho Fukushima, former leader of the Social Democratic Party, compared the bill to the pre-World War II Peace Maintenance Preservation Laws and other Secrecy laws at the time, remarking that there was a time in police-state Japan when the weather ...more »

Supreme Court Of Canada Strikes Down Privacy Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)November 30, 2013

The SCC affirmed that privacy legislation is critically important in Canada and can be characterized as "quasi-constitutional" because of the fundamental role that it plays in the preservation of a free and democratic society. In so doing, it ...more »

Fire-damaged historic house in Prattville to be renovated
Montgomery AdvertiserNovember 30, 2013

He was renting it out as office space to a local law firm when the fire occurred the afternoon of Oct. 5, 2010. “It's an eyesore and something ... Duke confirmed Booth's plans received approval from the Historic Preservation Committee during a Feb. 28 ...more »

Rosemont meets almost all environmental laws, final federal report says
Arizona Daily StarNovember 30, 2013

The mine has yet to show that it will meet a separate state regulation protecting Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek, lying east and northeast of the mine site, the new report said. The rule protects these streams as “Outstanding Waters.” It's up to the ...more »

Preservation Society schedules Candlelight Christmas in Rockford
Mount Airy NewsNovember 30, 2013

Griffin is a native of Monroe, who moved with his family to Florence, Italy at the age of 12 where he attended the American School of Florence and apprenticed under his brother-in-law, internationally recognized portrait and fresco painter Ben Long.more »

Opposition builds to ComEd's Grand Prairie Gateway power line project
Elgin Courier NewsNovember 29, 2013

Charles), the Kane County Board District 15 representative whose district includes the Bowes subdivision, sent a letter to ComEd noting that she strongly opposes the utility's plan as it stands. Along with ... Petersdorf said ComEd approached his ...more »

Colorado State Sen. Evie Hudak Resigns Instead Of Facing Recall Vote Pushed ...
International Business TimesNovember 29, 2013

Instead of facing a recall vote spearheaded by gun rights activists, a Democratic state senator from Colorado chose to resign, citing the costs of holding a special election and the preservation of the state's new gun control laws. Colo. State Sen ...more »

Funds available for Civil War sites
Shelbyville Times-GazetteNovember 29, 2013

... Places or for being designated a National Historic Landmark. Funding for the grants is made possible by the Tennessee Civil War Sites Preservation Act of 2013, which was passed this year by the Tennessee General Assembly and signed into law by Gov.more »

Military news
Central Kentucky NewsNovember 29, 2013

Additional training included providing peacetime support to the military community through security of resources, crime prevention programs, and preservation of law and order. Smith is the son of Kevin and Dionne Smith of Stanford and a 2012 graduate ...more »

Cooper flow to boost farming
The AustralianNovember 29, 2013

The move came after South Australian MPs set aside partisan differences to back a motion in state parliament condemning the Queensland Liberal National Party government for scrapping a wild rivers preservation law over Cooper Creek and other Lake Eyre ...more »

What is Japan Trying to Hide?
Daily BeastNovember 29, 2013

With new powers to classify nearly anything as a state secret and harsh punishments for leakers that can easily be used to intimidate whistleblowers and stifle press freedom, many in Japan worry that the if the bill becomes law it will be only the ...more »

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