Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for August 30 - 31, 2014

Frank Lloyd Wright school's future divides leadersVIDEO: Neighborhood Preservation ActThe white community refuses to address the horrors of white crimeBold new Astrodome plan: A mega farmers market with a high-tech twist would ...Sounding Off: Rockwall-Rowlett readers tell us if developers should ban solar ...Divided Architectural Commission approves modern homeMomentum builds in MontgomeryFundraisers ahead in the Fox ValleyA half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second 'W' in ...Feeling the spray of Niagara Falls' pastBroadway hit, jazz legends highlight BCPAC seasonDavid O. Stewart to Present Lecture on the Constitution50 years of the Wilderness Act: A legacy for Idaho and 'boy wonder'Why I call Colorado homeWashington's wild side

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Tax relief ahead?
Thegardenisland.comAugust 2, 2014

Councilman Tim Bynum, however, defended the tax law changes proposed by Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s administration and approved by the Council Council last year. Those changes, which included eliminating the permanent home use tax credit and creating ...more »

Protect your head
Cambridge TimesAugust 2, 2014

Just look around and you'll see them. Of course, there's currently nothing requiring them in many cases, expect for common sense and a sense of self-preservation (both of which are lacking). It's time to put our heads to good use and update the law.more »

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Frank Lloyd Wright school's future divides leaders
wflxAugust 31, 2014

Besides education programs, the foundation also oversees preservation, restoration and tourism related to Wright-designed buildings. Since 2012, Wright officials have considered other options to keep its accreditation, such as jointly partnering with ...more »

VIDEO: Neighborhood Preservation Act
Jackson SunAugust 31, 2014

VIDEO: Neighborhood Preservation Act. New legislation allows neighbors to be more active in the fight against blight. A change to the state Neighborhood Preservation Act allows neighbors and organizations such as LANA to take the owners of rundown and ...more »

The white community refuses to address the horrors of white crime
Charleston City PaperAugust 31, 2014

A white law enforcement acquaintance of mine was asked by a black officer, while standing in a detention center, why white men feel so threatened by black men. His answer? "Look around you". The detention ... But just as a woman walking down a dark ...more »

Bold new Astrodome plan: A mega farmers market with a high-tech twist would ...
CultureMap HoustonAugust 31, 2014

In addition, the upper level concourse could house classrooms for promoting farming in urban environments, home food preservation, nutrition, healthy living classes, etc. ... If the concept is approved by the appropriate authorities and stakeholders ...more »

Sounding Off: Rockwall-Rowlett readers tell us if developers should ban solar ...
Dallas Morning NewsAugust 31, 2014

Texas law bans homeowners associations from restricting the use of solar panels, but the law allows developers to prohibit them while a subdivision is still being built. Developers object to solar panels for aesthetic reasons. Should developers be able ...more »

Divided Architectural Commission approves modern home
Palm Beach Daily NewsAugust 31, 2014

The new home will be two stories so the Rampells can preserve green space, Smith said. The house will be surrounded by a hedge, with only the front-side garage visible from the street. Smith said the Rampells didn't want the garage, but town law...more »

Momentum builds in Montgomery
Jackson Clarion LedgerAugust 31, 2014

Working with city officials, the area was officially designated an entertainment district — much like what Mississippi law calls a resort status, one held by Jackson's Farish Street. "Basically you can take a drink out of one bar and walk to another ...more »

Fundraisers ahead in the Fox Valley
Appleton Post CrescentAugust 31, 2014

The Bear Lake Preservation Association will host a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Conroy's Bear Lake Resort, N4715 State 22/110, Manawa. The free corn roast starts at 11 a.m. and continues while supplies last. The bean bag toss tournament ...more »

A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second 'W' in ...
Bemidji PioneerAugust 31, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act, creating the National Wilderness Preservation System and setting aside 9.1 million acres as forever protected from development, including about 1 million acres in what was ...more »

Feeling the spray of Niagara Falls' past
Buffalo NewsAugust 30, 2014

The cluster of homes overlooking the Niagara River where historical figures like Frederick Law Olmsted and Nikola Tesla are believed to have visited. Many of the sites are well-known addresses – such as the former Hotel Niagara, the Whitney ...more »

Broadway hit, jazz legends highlight BCPAC season
Bradford EraAugust 30, 2014

“Oh Yeah! Tour,” featuring New Orleans Legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16, 2014, Bromeley Family Theater in Pitt-Bradford's Blaisdell Hall. Founded in 1961 to preserve and promote traditional New Orleans jazz in ...more »

David O. Stewart to Present Lecture on the Constitution
Cape May County Herald (press release)August 30, 2014

David O. Stewart graduated from Yale Law School in 1978 and was law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. during the October 1979 Term. After practicing law for many years, David O. Stewart began to write history, too. His first book ...more »

50 years of the Wilderness Act: A legacy for Idaho and 'boy wonder'
The Idaho StatesmanAugust 30, 2014

Spearheaded by Church, an ardent group of conservationists caught lightning in a bottle in the 1950s and early '60s, creating a law that protected large swaths of wilderness during a time when grazing, logging and mining were king. They argued, cajoled ...more »

Why I call Colorado home
The Daily CameraAugust 30, 2014

Jared Polis, D-2nd CD, introduce legislation to safeguard the Central Mountains for future generations to enjoy. The Rocky Mountain Recreation and Wilderness Preservation Act would protect roughly 60,000 acres of lands and waters in Summit and Eagle ...more »

Washington's wild side
TheNewsTribune.comAugust 30, 2014

Only three wilderness areas – Glacier Peak, Goat Rocks and Mount Adams – were immediately placed in the National Wilderness Preservation System. Wilderness status meant these lands, as the act written by Wilderness Society leader Howard Zahniser, ...more »

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