Jan 29, 2016

Only one Senator, Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, voted against a resolution declaring climate change was real and not - as his fellow Republican, Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma once famously declared - a hoax.


Jan 29, 2016

Great News! Initiative 732, the revenue-neutral carbon tax, has been approved as having enough signatures to either be adopted by the Washington Legislature - or go on the November ballot.


Jan 28, 2016

Closing out the meeting, Chairman McGrady highlighted the creation of two stakeholder groups. One will study local government authority over solid waste matters and another will look at new technologies and strategies to dewater leachate and other ...


Jan 28, 2016

In short order, after three brief public speakers and a few comments from staff, the board voted unanimously to pass the Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance (CMMLUO), prompting an eruption of raucous cheers from the assembled crowd.


Jan 22, 2016

Frequently, land litigation—land boundary and ownership claims - is a controversy concerning the use of land. The recent case of Hedgepeth v. Parker's Landing Property Owners Association, Inc. ___ N.C.


Jan 14, 2016

Forty years after the enactment of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the 114thCongress could pass legislation to overhaul and update the nation's chemical safety law.


Jan 13, 2016

When Robert Klee took over as Connecticut's Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection in 2014, he viewed his role as that of an implementer.


Jan 11, 2016

Alberta's carbon pricing system is stated to be “revenue neutral” with all capital reinvested into pollution reduction measures in Alberta, including clean research and technology, green infrastructure like public transit, financing the transition to ...


Jan 11, 2016

"We are facing a heavy lift, as we address issues ranging from sustainable infrastructure funding to problems with the state's ISTEP testing," said Bosma.


Jan 11, 2016

Last month, President Obama signed into law the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act of 2015, also known as the SPACE Act.



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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