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Farming And Food: How We Grow What We Eat, Unknown Nov 2009

Farming And Food: How We Grow What We Eat, Unknown

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Golden Gate University School Of Law Announces A Law And Policy Conference Farming And Food: How We Grow What We Eat Nov 2009

Golden Gate University School Of Law Announces A Law And Policy Conference Farming And Food: How We Grow What We Eat

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Rain Follows The Plow: An Introduction To The Issue, Paul Stanton Kibel, Philip D. Batchelder Oct 2009

Rain Follows The Plow: An Introduction To The Issue, Paul Stanton Kibel, Philip D. Batchelder

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A Case Study Of Environmental Justice Work In West Oakland, Helen H. Kang May 2009

A Case Study Of Environmental Justice Work In West Oakland, Helen H. Kang

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Golden Gate University Environmental Law & Justice Clinic Receives Epa Environmental Award Apr 2009

Golden Gate University Environmental Law & Justice Clinic Receives Epa Environmental Award

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The 2009 Delta And Water Legislation - Legislative History, Assembly Committee On Water, Parks And Wildlife Feb 2009

The 2009 Delta And Water Legislation - Legislative History, Assembly Committee On Water, Parks And Wildlife

California Assembly

Since 2005, when Fish and Game reported to this Committee on the steep decline in both the Delta fishery and the food web on which it depends, we have been taking steps to consider how to respond to this Delta ecosystem crisis. We passed legislation on Delta funding, levees, and emergency preparation. Important to today's hearing, we passed a bill requiring the Administration to recommend a strategic, long-term vision for the Delta, by the beginning of this year.

The Administration created a Blue-Ribbon Task Force led by former Assemblyman Phil Isenberg and offered its recommendations, based largely on the ...


2009 Annual Report Bay Area Air Management Quality District, Bay Area Air Quality Management District Jan 2009

2009 Annual Report Bay Area Air Management Quality District, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

California Agencies

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Why Ceqa Exemption Decisions Need Additional Notice Requirements, Deborah N. Behles Jan 2009

Why Ceqa Exemption Decisions Need Additional Notice Requirements, Deborah N. Behles

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This article will initially describe CEQA, its exemptions, and the lack of notice requirements for exemption decisions. Next, this article will set forth the reasons why additional notice provisions are necessary to protect communities from agencies erroneously exempting projects that adversely impact the environment from environmental review. Lastly, this article will propose guidelines for projects that should require additional notice, explain how to implement them, and outline the information the notice should contain.


The New Race: Speeding Up Climate Change Innovation, Deborah N. Behles Jan 2009

The New Race: Speeding Up Climate Change Innovation, Deborah N. Behles

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This article will initially summarize the current climate change regulatory environment and the need for innovation. It will then discuss why current intellectual property policies fail to encourage innovation to the extent needed. Finally, this article will examine various proposals for improving our intellectual property system in the area of climate change and recommend initial steps the U.S. could take to encourage the development and disclosure of climate change innovations by balancing economic incentives for innovation with the need to quickly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Pursuing Environmental Justice: Obstacles And Opportunities - Lessons From The Field, Helen H. Kang Jan 2009

Pursuing Environmental Justice: Obstacles And Opportunities - Lessons From The Field, Helen H. Kang

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This article argues that the clinic‘s clients and similarly situated grassroots groups pursue litigation because the laws do not adequately protect them from pollution at the neighborhood level. Environmental lawsuits filed by such groups result from the conclusion that there is "too much" pollution in the neighborhood—there is elevated background pollution, violations of environmental laws contribute to excess pollution, and litigation is one of the few ways to redress the distributive injustice resulting from pollution created by multiple sources.