Monthly Archives: September 2011


Reports are circulating that U.S. solar panel producers are preparing a trade complaint to be filed at the Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission, seeking remedies under the antidumping or countervailing duty laws against Chinese imports. The complaint … Continue reading

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Green Building and Environmental Responsibility CLE

On Monday, October 3, 2011, the Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic, in conjunction with the Support Center for Child Advocates, will present a Green Building and Environmental Responsibility CLE that will explore

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Does a deed reservation for “minerals” include Marcellus Shale gas? Maybe; Maybe not.

Pennsylvania has long followed a presumption, known as the Dunham Rule, that when a reservation or exception for “minerals” in a deed does not mention natural gas or oil, there is a rebuttable presumption that the word “minerals” does not … Continue reading

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Corporations Moving Ahead On Climate Change Efforts

While federal legislation is moribund and climate change regulatory developments have slowed, voluntary corporate action is moving forward. The Carbon Disclosure Project’s recently published survey of 396 of the 500 largest companies (based on market capitalization) found that

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Oil Sands Pipeline Approval Process Moving into Final Stage

In late August and early September, Hollywood celebrities Margot Kidder and Daryl Hannah, along with other less well known activists, made news for their arrests in front of the White House, protesting a proposed pipeline that would, if approved by … Continue reading

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