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Ballard Spahr LL:P: Hawai’i Enacts Legislation Creating Community-Based Renewable Energy Program
Posted on 1 Jul 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Howard H. Shafferman and Katie Leesman A law that could significantly expand access to renewable energy generation in Hawai’i through a new community-based renewable energy program was approved by Governor David Ing on June 8, 2015. While... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: HUD Notice Has Potential To Encourage Broad PHA Renewable Energy Rollout
Posted on 25 Aug 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Sharon Wilson Géno and Darin M. Lowder In an effort to support President Obama's July 2013 Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued Notice PIH-2014-18 (HA) . The notice offers guidance... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Penn Study Unlikely To Result In Flood Of Fracking Lawsuits
Posted on 16 Jul 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Harry Weiss and Philip N. Yannella | A recently released study from scientists at the University of Pennsylvania suggests a link between hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") for gas and oil and cardiac and neurological illnesses. Whether... Read More