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Stimulus Funds Keeping Lawyers Busy, Helping Them Hold Agencies Accountable

April 30, 2010 Media Coverage

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April 23, 2010
"Stimulus Funds Keeping Lawyers Busy, Helping Them Hold Agencies Accountable"
Farella Braun + Martel's David Lazerwitz , an environmental attorney focused on renewable energy and clean technology work, is quoted on competitive timelines in order to receive stimulus dollars.

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

In this op-ed for pv magazine, David Lazerwitz and Linda Sobczynski of Farella Braun + Martel examine the levels of precaution necessary to ensure fire risk mitigation in project development. The increasingly common occurrence...

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California Targets Pot Smoke Anew Under State Chemical Safety Law

Sarah Bell was quoted in the article "California Targets Pot Smoke Anew Under State Chemical Safety Law," looking at whether both pot smoke and the active ingredient in cannabis should be classified as reproductive toxics...

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Re-Imagining Environmental Governance: The Future of Environmental Law

Not to dwell on the past, but I have been struck of late reading obituaries of certain leading figures in environmental law by a recurrent theme, which is essentially captured by the following quote...

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing CEQA’s New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

Wildfires pose an increasingly serious threat to the public and environment in California. So it should be no surprise that the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) amended Appendix G of California Environmental...

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The Grid of Things: How Advancements in Technology Are Transforming Energy Supply and Demand

To maintain reliability and reasonable cost, our future grid must rise to meet these new demands and take advantage of the inherent value of the interconnected “grid of things.” Our roundtable panel will: Discuss the...

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San Francisco Now Requires 100% Renewable Energy for Commercial Buildings

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance this week requiring owners of all nonresidential buildings in San Francisco of at least 50,000 square feet to provide all on-site electricity demands from 100...

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Unpacking California Solar Taxation: What to Know During Development

Development of solar projects in California has been spurred by California’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), which requires that 60% of retail electricity sales must be served by renewable resources by 2030 and requires all...

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Farella’s Don Sobelman Assists South Valley Islamic Center to Secure Cordoba Center Mosque and Cemetery Project Approval

Don Sobelman
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BASF Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Planning, Preparation, and Predictions

Sarah Bell is the moderator of this BASF Environmental Law Section program, "Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Planning, Preparation, and Predictions." Details: This panel, featuring in-house counsel, business leaders, and consultants from multiple...

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California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation

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