Industrial Development Law. Legal news and articles for February 23 - 24, 2012

Fitch Downgrades Chester Community Charter School's (PA) Revs to 'BB'; Rating ...Coalition calls for investigation into "job shifting" at COMIDANew York Court Affirms Towns' Powers to Ban FrackingRahul's UP mission reaches Noida before Tuesday's pollsSimcyp Limited Acquired by CertaraBroad Spectrum of National Interest Groups Sign On to Oppose "Ag-Gag" Laws...Senate GOP passes expanded 'Castle Doctrine'BP's Fate Rests With Ex-Maritime Lawyer Who Represented SailorsGhana's Biosafety Law finally receives Presidential AssentBP's Fate in Oil Spill Case Rests With Judge Who Sued on Behalf of SailorsDrilling feeds Washington County's development boomNew York Court Affirms Towns' Powers to Ban FrackingAZZURRO advisory board extended with two industry expertsSome states unprepared for shale energy boomCapitol Chatter: Feb. 24

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New Crawford fire station on Lowndes wish list
The Commercial DispatchFebruary 1, 2012

Smith is turned toward George Crawford, from the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, who has his back to the camera. / Kelly Tippett The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to abandon library construction in Crawford ...more »

Cover story 3 - Saldanha Bay
FM.co.zaFebruary 2, 2012

Even before legislation to overhaul industrial development zones (IDZ) comes into effect, plans are at an advanced stage to proclaim the country's fifth zone at Saldanha Bay. Even before legislation to overhaul industrial development zones (IDZ) comes ...more »

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Fitch Downgrades Chester Community Charter School's (PA) Revs to 'BB'; Rating ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 24, 2012

NEW YORK, Feb 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fitch Ratings downgrades to 'BB' from 'BBB' the rating on approximately $57.4 million of outstanding charter school revenue bonds issued by the Delaware County Industrial Development Authority, PA (DCIDA) on ...more »

Coalition calls for investigation into "job shifting" at COMIDA
Innovation TrailFebruary 24, 2012

... Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA). In a letter filed Thursday afternoon with the state's Authorities Budget Office (ABO), the Getting Our Money's Worth Coalition claims COMIDA broke state law by offering tax breaks to VWR Education LLC.more »

New York Court Affirms Towns' Powers to Ban Fracking
truthoutFebruary 24, 2012

The next month, Denver-based Anschutz Exploration Corp. sued the town, saying the ban was illegal because state law trumped the municipal rules. As Anschutz noted, New York law promotes the development of oil and gas resources in the state.more »

Rahul's UP mission reaches Noida before Tuesday's polls
FirstpostFebruary 24, 2012

Rahul Gandhi crisitised Mayawati goverment for absence of law and order in Noida (new Okhla industrial development area). Raking up the Bhatta Parsaul land acquisition issue, Gandhi said, “This government burns the farms of the villagers when they ...more »

Simcyp Limited Acquired by Certara
Genetic Engineering News (press release)February 24, 2012

Simcyp Limited announces its acquisition (subject to certain closing conditions) by Certara, a leading provider of drug discovery and development software and scientific consulting services. The acquisition makes Simcyp the third member of the Certara ...more »

Broad Spectrum of National Interest Groups Sign On to Oppose "Ag-Gag" Laws...
Bradenton HeraldFebruary 24, 2012

Not only would these bills perpetuate animal abuse on industrial farms, they would also threaten workers' rights, consumer health and safety, and the freedom of journalists, employees and the public at large to share information about something as ...more »

Senate GOP passes expanded 'Castle Doctrine'
MinnPost.comFebruary 24, 2012

Lest anyone forget downtown St. Paul's stadium dreams, Frederick Melo of the PiPress writes: “Eager to move the city's minor league baseball team from an industrial corner along Energy Park Drive to St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood, ...more »

BP's Fate Rests With Ex-Maritime Lawyer Who Represented Sailors
BusinessWeekFebruary 24, 2012

“He knows maritime law backwards and forwards, and that's one of the reasons he got this case,” Val Exnicios, a New Orleans lawyer representing a group of commercial fishermen suing BP, Transocean Ltd. and other firms involved in drilling operations at ...more »

Ghana's Biosafety Law finally receives Presidential Assent
Truth about Trade & TechnologyFebruary 24, 2012

It will also ensure an adequate level of production in the field of safe development transfer, handling and use of GMOs that are pharmaceuticals for human use, and which are the subject of any other enactment. It will also establish a transparent and ...more »

BP's Fate in Oil Spill Case Rests With Judge Who Sued on Behalf of Sailors
BloombergFebruary 24, 2012

“You want a judge who knows this area of the law cold, given the complexities of this case.” A judicial panel assigned Barbier, 67, all federal litigation over the BP spill in August 2010. The judge, who declined requests for an interview, ...more »

Drilling feeds Washington County's development boom
Tribune ReviewFebruary 24, 2012

Development, spurred largely by the expansion of the natural gas industry, has put Washington County in prime position to invest in the region's continued growth, officials said. The US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked the county ...more »

New York Court Affirms Towns' Powers to Ban Fracking
UK Progressive MagazineFebruary 24, 2012

The next month, Denver-based Anschutz Exploration Corp. sued the town, saying the ban was illegal because state law trumped the municipal rules. As Anschutz noted, New York law promotes the development of oil and gas resources in the state.more »

AZZURRO advisory board extended with two industry experts
DigitimesFebruary 24, 2012

Besides his career in business he also co-founded OIDA (Optoelectronics Industry Development Association) and wrote the seminal paper that became the spark that ignited the SSL revolution of the lighting industry. Dr. Karl Platzoeder, has an ...more »

Some states unprepared for shale energy boom
USA TODAYFebruary 23, 2012

For the nation, a huge energy source near where tens of millions of Americans live is a once-in-a-lifetime development. For the region, the dream is even grander: that cheap energy will make manufacturing competitive again and restore industrial might ...more »

Capitol Chatter: Feb. 24
Gulf Coast Business ReviewFebruary 23, 2012

The bill increases the corporate income tax exemption from $25000 to $50000 as part of a broad economic-development proposal that includes tax breaks for aircraft repair, industrial machinery and equipment and agricultural packing houses.more »

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