Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Betting on the Sun” Webinar – Renewable Energy in Today’s Market

In recent years, the renewable energy sector has enjoyed a favored position, with support from financial incentives, the Administration, and public opinion.  In past months this area has made more news, with reports of solar manufacturers in bankruptcy, the clock … Continue reading

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NYC’S GREENER, GREATER BUILDINGS: ENERGY EFFICIENCY ORDINANCE IMPLEMENTATION PROCEEDING

New York City adopted a set of 4 ordinances at the end of 2009 designed to increase energy efficiency of buildings as part of its NYC Greener, Greater Buildings Plan. Local Law No. 84, which requires benchmarking of energy and … Continue reading

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New California Supply-Chain Disclosure Requirements Will Have Far-Reaching Implications

Read more here about a new California law that will go into effect on January 1, 2012, and will impose disclosure obligations on many retailers and manufacturers. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.

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Is Marcellus Shale Gas a “Mineral”?

On September 7, 2011, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, an intermediate appellate court, issued a decision which held that the Dunham rule, a presumption in Pennsylvania that the term “minerals” does not encompass oil and gas

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It’s Not A Greenhouse Gas, But . . .

Black Carbon continues to garner interest for its potential effects on climate change. Unlike greenhouse gases, black carbon is

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