Tag Archives: Clean

Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

In the absence of federal direction on climate change policy, many states have created their own policies to curb greenhouse gas emissions. New York, for example, has introduced a program that compensates nuclear power plants for the net environmental benefits … Continue reading

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FIFTH CIRCUIT BEGINS TO CLEAN UP ITS JURISPRUDENCE ON HOW TO DETERMINE WHETHER A CONTRACT IS (OR IS NOT) MARITIME

After some thirty years of wrestling with the cumbersome six-part test set forth in Davis & Sons, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corp.,[1] for determining whether a contract to perform services related to oil & gas exploration on navigable waters is … Continue reading

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DC Cir: No Property Right In A Clean And Pure Environment Because No Right To Exclude Others

Remember that case from earlier this year where the Hawaii Supreme Court held that for purposes of Hawaii's Due Process Clause, the Sierra Club (any "person," actually) has a property right in a "clean and healthful environment?" We asked if … Continue reading

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Another Clean Water Act Sentencing

Yesterday, April 22, 2009, Michael Panyard, the former general manager of Comprehensive Environmental Solutions Inc. in Dearborn, Mich., was sentenced to fifteen (15) months in prison, two years of supervised release and was ordered to participate in a comprehensive drug… … Continue reading

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Files Go by Google: Clean Up Your Phone

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