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Sustainable Commerce: Legal Overview And Case Studies, Peter A. Appel, T. Rick Irvin Sep 2009

Sustainable Commerce: Legal Overview And Case Studies, Peter A. Appel, T. Rick Irvin

Presentations and Speeches

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Does Going Green Equal Making Green?, 21st Annual Red Clay Conference, Peter A. Appel, T. Rick Irvin, Stephen E. O'Day, Sarah Schindler, Scott Hitch, Gerald Pouncey, Bob Roche, Jamie B. Roskie, Ronald Carroll, Joe Burgess, Dale Greene, Christian Turner, Ben Jordan, Vail Thorne, Michael E. Morgan, Usha Rodrigues, James Marlow, Don Mcdonnell, Patrick Millsaps Apr 2009

Does Going Green Equal Making Green?, 21st Annual Red Clay Conference, Peter A. Appel, T. Rick Irvin, Stephen E. O'Day, Sarah Schindler, Scott Hitch, Gerald Pouncey, Bob Roche, Jamie B. Roskie, Ronald Carroll, Joe Burgess, Dale Greene, Christian Turner, Ben Jordan, Vail Thorne, Michael E. Morgan, Usha Rodrigues, James Marlow, Don Mcdonnell, Patrick Millsaps

Conferences and Symposia to 2010

Conference panel topics included forestry, green building, green investment and corporate environmental initiatives. Among the panelists were founders of energy consultation companies, a representative from the Georgia Forestry Commission, the environmental manager for Coca-Cola and leading environmental attorneys.


Sustainable Commerce: Public Health Law And Environmental Law Provide Tools For Industry And Government To Construct Globally-Competitive Green Economies, T. Rick Irvin, Peter A. Appel Apr 2009

Sustainable Commerce: Public Health Law And Environmental Law Provide Tools For Industry And Government To Construct Globally-Competitive Green Economies, T. Rick Irvin, Peter A. Appel

Scholarly Works

This Article examines the legal mechanics underlying the sustainable commerce private/public governance paradigm whereby industry and government create sustainable commerce initiatives which coordinately grow local/state economies and employment, enhance local/state competitiveness in the global marketplace, and at the same time substantially improve local/state public health and environmental infrastructure. This includes an examination of the legal foundation for state/local sustainable commerce initiatives drawn from existing public health and environmental law and a review of two specific local/state sustainable commerce initiatives which have followed this paradigm with impressive results over a two-to-four year timeframe. Part II ...


Sustainable Commerce: Local /State Government And Industry Using Existing Public And Private Legal Systems To Construct Globally-Competitive Green Economies, Peter A. Appel Mar 2009

Sustainable Commerce: Local /State Government And Industry Using Existing Public And Private Legal Systems To Construct Globally-Competitive Green Economies, Peter A. Appel

Presentations and Speeches

Professor Peter Appel and Dr. T. Rick Irvin, J.D., Managing Principal - Registry Consultants, LLC, presented several case studies, discussed environmental impacts, and revenue projections at the Sustainable Commerce Seminar held at Mercer University School of Law.

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Environmental Law, Eleventh Circuit Survey, Travis M. Trimble Jan 2009

Environmental Law, Eleventh Circuit Survey, Travis M. Trimble

Scholarly Works

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit decided cases in 2008 that addressed the scope of agency discretion in several contexts. In an issue of first impression under the Clean Air Act (CAA), the court held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) properly exercised its discretion in not objecting to the issuance of an operating permit to a power company that the agency had earlier formally accused of violating the CAA. In another case, the court held that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had the discretion to protect endangered species while administering the National Flood Insurance Act ...