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Considering Environmental Impact Under Uncommon Personal Circumstances Carey V. Commonwealth And The Storage Tank Act, Catherine M. Hillin 2021 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Considering Environmental Impact Under Uncommon Personal Circumstances Carey V. Commonwealth And The Storage Tank Act, Catherine M. Hillin

Villanova Environmental Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Whose Choice?: The Future Of Construction (And Maybe All) Labor Law, Michael J. Hayes 2021 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Whose Choice?: The Future Of Construction (And Maybe All) Labor Law, Michael J. Hayes

Catholic University Law Review

The current National Labor Relations Board ("Board') since 2018 has indicated an interest in changing the law on employee representation by unions in the construction industry, culminating in a final rule issued on April 1, 2020. As the article discusses, this proposal is likely to have effects in many industries other than construction, because many other industries in the U.S. are becoming more like the construction industry has long been. The Board’s rule has changed what's required for a construction union to remain the representative of a construction employer's employees, which the Board justified as serving ...


Covid-19 Impacts: How A Global Pandemic Amid The Sunsets Of The Ptc And Itc Made The U.S. Wind And Solar Industries More Resilient, Kimberly E. Diamond 2021 Fordham Law School

Covid-19 Impacts: How A Global Pandemic Amid The Sunsets Of The Ptc And Itc Made The U.S. Wind And Solar Industries More Resilient, Kimberly E. Diamond

Fordham Environmental Law Review

A cataclysmic event is sometimes the necessary catalyst for companies within certain industries to re- examine, radically shift, and replace their standard practices with technologically-advanced alternatives. In the United States, the occurrence of the Coronavirus pandemic (“COVID-19”) during the sunsets of the Production Tax Credit (“PTC”) and the Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”) created a unique confluence of factors that produced a perfect storm tantamount to such a cataclysmic event for companies in the wind and solar industries, particularly developers. Over the years, the domestic utility-scale wind industry has come to rely heavily upon the PTC, while the domestic utility- scale ...


Illegal Discharge: Exploring The History Of The Criminal Enforcement Of The U.S. Clean Water Act, Dr. Joshua Ozymy, Dr. Melisssa L. Jarrell 2021 Fordham Law School

Illegal Discharge: Exploring The History Of The Criminal Enforcement Of The U.S. Clean Water Act, Dr. Joshua Ozymy, Dr. Melisssa L. Jarrell

Fordham Environmental Law Review

The criminal prosecution of defendants that violate federal clean water laws has been ongoing for roughly four decades. Yet, we continue to have a poor understanding of how federal prosecutors use the U.S. Clean Water Act (“CWA”) to charge and prosecute criminals and the outcomes of those prosecutions. We use content analysis to analyze 2,588 federal criminal prosecution case summaries, 1983-2019, to gain a better historical understanding of how the CWA has been used as a prosecutorial tool, to bring out the major themes in the prosecutions, and quantify sentencing outcomes. Findings from the 828 CWA prosecutions undertaken ...


Red Tide: A Blooming Concern For Florida Manatees, Shannon Price Esq. 2021 Fordham Law School

Red Tide: A Blooming Concern For Florida Manatees, Shannon Price Esq.

Fordham Environmental Law Review

Although red tides are a common and natural occurrence around the coast of Florida, within the last few decades they have intensified and become much more deadly. Several identifiable human-caused factors exacerbate the size, concentration, and duration of the harmful algae bloom and disturb the environment’s natural balance. The Florida Gulf Coast provides all the algae’s necessary requirements for survival, the perfect storm to create a resilient super bloom that annihilates its host ecosystem.

This article explains the plight of Florida manatees who, like other marine animals and plants, are being injured or killed by this algae crisis ...


"Eco" Your Own Way: An Argument For State-Specific Climate Change Legislation, Amanda Voeller 2021 Fordham Law School

"Eco" Your Own Way: An Argument For State-Specific Climate Change Legislation, Amanda Voeller

Fordham Environmental Law Review

The consequences of climate change seriously and immediately threaten the American way of life, but proposed federal legislation like the Green New Deal is overly broad, unrealistic, and inefficient. The most effective way for the United States to combat climate change is not with a one-size-fits-all plan like the Green New Deal, but with federal legislation that incentivizes states and cities to enact and enforce individualized, local climate legislation. Different states and cities have different climates, available energy sources, and transportation needs, so the federal government should use financial incentives to encourage states and cities to pass tailor-made bills and ...


The Use Of Regular Militaries For Natural Disasters After A Major Event Where The Military Was Seen As A Failure - The Somalia Effect In The Age Of Black Lives Matters And Covid-19, Donald D.A. Schaefer 2021 Fordham Law School

The Use Of Regular Militaries For Natural Disasters After A Major Event Where The Military Was Seen As A Failure - The Somalia Effect In The Age Of Black Lives Matters And Covid-19, Donald D.A. Schaefer

Fordham Environmental Law Review

This is written as a continuation of Dr. Schaefer’s recent article entitled, “The Use of the Regular Militaries for Natural Disaster Assistance: Climate Change and the Increasing Need for Changes to the Laws in the United States, China, Japan, the Philippines, and Other Countries.” 2 Perhaps few other areas have affected so many people than the Covid-19 pandemic. Coupled with this has been the struggle over the use of force by the military and police in the age of “black lives matters” and the movements that have been transpired as a result. With the increased global warming likely to ...


Unanticipated Environmental Costs In Construction Contracts: The Differing Site Conditions Clause As A Risk Allocation Tool, Steven C. Sanders 2021 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Unanticipated Environmental Costs In Construction Contracts: The Differing Site Conditions Clause As A Risk Allocation Tool, Steven C. Sanders

Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law

No abstract provided.


Stratégie Foncière Et Immobilière Au Maroc, Recomposition Territoriale Et Rapport À La Production Du Logement « Abordable » Quelles Perspectives Pour Agadir ?, Mohamed Ben Attou 2021 Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines, Univérsité Ibn Zohr, Agadir, Maroc

Stratégie Foncière Et Immobilière Au Maroc, Recomposition Territoriale Et Rapport À La Production Du Logement « Abordable » Quelles Perspectives Pour Agadir ?, Mohamed Ben Attou

Dirassat

Recent investment in housing programmes exerted great pressure on land capital so as to accommodate demographic urbanization. The public policies of the strategic planning of urbanization overlook issues of sustainability and land equity. Besides, speculations have tainted most practices associated with the land market and manipulated the mechanisms of demand and supply so that investors and stakeholders make wealth out of housing programs. Morocco managed to increase GDP per capita , however there are still many challenges to live up to namely those of draught and sustainability. The land market claims agricultural land uncontrollably to cater for a inexhaustible urbanization demand ...


The Modern Legal Rules In The Fidic Contracts, Sameer Hamed Al Jamal 2021 Faculty of Law, Damietta University, Egypt

The Modern Legal Rules In The Fidic Contracts, Sameer Hamed Al Jamal

Journal Sharia and Law

The FIDIC contracts, adopted by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, are relatively modern contracts. In fact, FIDIC contracts are the most common contracts in the organization of construction building in all countries of the world. This is because these contracts, in advance, put a contractual framework to overcome the problems of international construction and local communities and also to achieve the principle of self-sufficiency for the construction contracts and construction itself. The FIDIC contracts organize rights and obligations of the parties and also an equitable distribution of risk. The FIDIC contracts also organize orders changing construction work since the ...


Subcontractor Claim Management And Dispute Resolution Methods In The State Of California Versus The Province Of British Columbia: A Case Study, Harrison A D Grant 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Subcontractor Claim Management And Dispute Resolution Methods In The State Of California Versus The Province Of British Columbia: A Case Study, Harrison A D Grant

Construction Management

In the construction industry, discordance between what is expected versus what is delivered often arises. This disparity is commonly handled using informal negotiation. However, if negotiations fail, then claims and disputes often emerge. Issues involving scope of work, change orders, schedule, and payment can lead to conflicts. Companies try to employ the best alternative dispute resolution method to settle subcontractor claims and disputes without the need for litigation. Speaking with construction professionals in California and British Columbia, a difference in opinion exists as to which method is considered most effective when dealing with subcontractor claims and disputes. In California, the ...


The Constitutional Controls Over Issuing Temporary Laws In The Jordanian Constitution Of 1952 In Light Of The Constitutional Amendments Of 2011, Awad Rajab Lemon, Ahmed Musa Al-Hayajneh 2021 College of Law, University of Jordan

The Constitutional Controls Over Issuing Temporary Laws In The Jordanian Constitution Of 1952 In Light Of The Constitutional Amendments Of 2011, Awad Rajab Lemon, Ahmed Musa Al-Hayajneh

Journal Sharia and Law

This Study tackles a significant subject in the successive Jordanian constitutional systems, which are temporary laws issued by the council of ministers with approval of the King in accordance with Article (94) of the Constitution. This Article has been of criticism of Jurists and researchers because of the expansion of qualifying subjective and temporal circumstances for issuing them. Therefore, the competent authority of constitutional amendment opined that the constitutional amendments should include the constitutional provision, which governed issuing like this kind of legislation. Hence, the constitutional legislator restricted the Executive Authority having jurisdiction of issuing them within a period of ...


The Decennial Liability In Uae’S Civil Transactions Law And The Extent Of Its Application To The Subcontractor, ghazi abu orabi 2021 United Arab Emirates University

The Decennial Liability In Uae’S Civil Transactions Law And The Extent Of Its Application To The Subcontractor, Ghazi Abu Orabi

Journal Sharia and Law

The UAE Civil Transactions Law provides that both contractor and architect will be responsible for any defects that occur within ten years in buildings they have constructed. Such strict responsibility for construction faults plays an active role in ensuring the safety of the building and encouraging best practice in construction sector. Recently, subcontracting on construction projects becomes a common and well-established practice. Contractors enlist the services of subcontractors to achieve certain goals, including obtaining cost reductions, securing access to specialized services, and risk sharing. However, the use of subcontract arrangements can introduce some problems that can affect construction management and ...


When The Rule Invites The Exceptions: How The Arizona Supreme Court's Attempt To Clarify The Economic Loss Rule In Flagstaff Affordable Housing Has Led To Discontinuity In Subsequent Application, Grant H. Frazier, Justin J. Larson 2021 Barry University School of Law

When The Rule Invites The Exceptions: How The Arizona Supreme Court's Attempt To Clarify The Economic Loss Rule In Flagstaff Affordable Housing Has Led To Discontinuity In Subsequent Application, Grant H. Frazier, Justin J. Larson

Barry Law Review

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2021 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

Table of Contents


Innovative Regulatory And Financial Parameters For Advancing Carbon Capture And Storage Technologies, Zen Makuch, Slavina Georgieva & Behdeen Oraee-Mirzamani 2020 Fordham Law School

Innovative Regulatory And Financial Parameters For Advancing Carbon Capture And Storage Technologies, Zen Makuch, Slavina Georgieva & Behdeen Oraee-Mirzamani

Fordham Environmental Law Review

No abstract provided.


Lessons From Renewable Energy Diffusion For Carbon Dioxide Removal Development, Anthony E. Chavez 2020 Fordham Law School

Lessons From Renewable Energy Diffusion For Carbon Dioxide Removal Development, Anthony E. Chavez

Fordham Environmental Law Review

No abstract provided.


Textiles As A Source Of Microfiber Pollution And Potential Solutions, Lea M. Elston 2020 Fordham University School of Law

Textiles As A Source Of Microfiber Pollution And Potential Solutions, Lea M. Elston

Fordham Environmental Law Review

No abstract provided.


Regaining Control Over The Climate Change Narrative: How To Stop Right-Wing Populism From Eroding Rule Of Law In The Climate Struggle In India, Binit Agrawal 2020 Fordham Law School

Regaining Control Over The Climate Change Narrative: How To Stop Right-Wing Populism From Eroding Rule Of Law In The Climate Struggle In India, Binit Agrawal

Fordham Environmental Law Review

No abstract provided.


The New Decade Of Construction Contracts: Technological And Climate Considerations For Owners, Designers, And Builders, Geoffrey F. Palachuk 2020 Lane Powell PC

The New Decade Of Construction Contracts: Technological And Climate Considerations For Owners, Designers, And Builders, Geoffrey F. Palachuk

Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law

In the next decade, the construction industry faces two intertwined risks: implementation of new technologies and the impacts of climate change. Those overlapping risks will present both practical and legal issues for design professionals, developers, builders, legislators, and the public at large. Although the average participant in the construction industry may not think twice about the emergence or adoption of new technologies, or the effect of climate change on the completed project, those issues present nuanced legal implications. Construction projects and their contracts must adapt. While companies seek to implement new technologies, provide sustainable products, optimize project systems, and maximize ...


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