Environmental

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New Advances In and Benefits of Green Stormwater Management
Posted on 2 Dec 2014 by Marc Karell

While I have written extensively for years on sustainability, I have emphasized energy, greenhouse gases, etc., and less on other important items, such as waste reduction and water conservation. So here I write about issues in stormwater management. As... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – Here Comes El Nino and Drought Stokes Wildfires in Western States
Posted on 19 Oct 2015 by State Net

California Update: Here Comes El Nino While much of the West suffers through an epic drought that has contributed to a deadly fire season, state and local officials are bracing for a severe El Nino winter that could bring substantial rain along the... Read More

New U.S. Treasury Paper Builds on Momentum for Public-Private Partnerships to Address Public Infrastructure Shortfalls
Posted on 12 May 2015 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

By Alexander J. Bandza , Associate, Jenner & Block The problem of aging public infrastructure in the U.S. and around the world is well recognized. For example, U.S. businesses pay $27 billion in additional freight costs because of the poor conditions... Read More

Pope Francis On Environmental Law
Posted on 14 Jul 2015 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

By Michael B. Gerrard The remarkable Encyclical Letter issued last month by Pope Francis could be read as a primer on the importance and idealized operation of many of our environmental laws. The headings below are mine; the text is from the... Read More

How To Answer Sustainability Program Doubters
Posted on 29 Oct 2014 by Marc Karell

We’re coming to the end of the year - the time that companies think seriously about the future. Financial performance data is in; you know where you stand. What is the direction of your firm? If your firm does not already have an energy or sustainability... Read More