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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "ARRA" or "Act"), popularly known as the "Stimulus Bill." The Act includes an estimated $787 billion in tax incentives and new federal spending, with more than ...

Legal Bases for Opposing Wind Farms

Wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the United States. In 2006 the country's wind power generating capacity increased by 27 percent. In 2007 the total wind power generating capacity shot up by 45 percent. According to the American Wind Energy Association, by the end of 2008 the...

Renewable Energy Around the Web: January 4, 2010

Welcome to our first “around the web” summary for the new year. Renewable Energy Around the Web is a weekly compilation of renewable energy news and information. Please write to us with idea or suggestions for topics at “editor at renewableenergymemo.com”. Top Ten Biofuels...

Green Building Law Blogger Shari Shapiro on LEED Decertification

(Please visit the site to view this video) Shari Shapiro, an attorney and LEED Accredited Professional, focuses her practice on green building law, which includes sustainable project financing, regulatory drafting, land use approvals, contracts, and conflict resolution. Shapiro is the Sustainability...

Green Building Law Blogger Shari Shapiro on Renewable Energy & Green Building Law

(Please visit the site to view this video) Shari Shapiro, an attorney and LEED Accredited Professional, focuses her practice on green building law, which includes sustainable project financing, regulatory drafting, land use approvals, contracts, and conflict resolution. Shapiro is the Sustainability...

Green Building Law Blogger Shari Shapiro on Energy Regulation

(Please visit the site to view this video) Shari Shapiro, an attorney and LEED Accredited Professional, focuses her practice on green building law, which includes sustainable project financing, regulatory drafting, land use approvals, contracts, and conflict resolution. Shapiro is the Sustainability...