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Category Archive for 'Environmental Notes'

Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in July 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports What Is the Farm Bill?, July 23, 2014 State CO2 Emission Rate Goals in EPA’s Proposed Rule for Existing Power Plants, July 21, 2014 Shipping U.S. Crude Oil by Water: Vessel Flag Requirements and Safety Issues, July 21, […]

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FEATURED BOOK Polar Oceans Governance In an Era of Environmental Change.  Polar Oceans Governance is a 354 page text edited by Tim Stephens of the University of Syndey and David L. VanderZwaag of Dalhousie University. This book examines changing governance schemes in the polar oceans. The work is divided into five parts: 1) environmental change; 2) geostrategic […]

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FEATURED BOOK Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster.  Fukushima is a 309 page text authored by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists. This book discusses the nuclear accident that occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan in March of 2011. The text focuses on […]

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Below please find a list of select environmental reports published in June 2014. Congressional Research Service Reports U.S. Energy: Overview and Key Statistics, June 27, 2014 Clean Air Issues in the 113th Congress: An Overview, June 27, 2014 EPA and the Army Corps’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States”, June 10, 2014 […]

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The New York Court of Appeals struck down the NYC ban on the sale of large sugary drinks, upholding the Appellate Division decision. The Court based its decision on separation of powers, stating that We hold that the New York City Board of Health, in adopting the “Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule”, exceeded the scope […]

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During the summer, the acquisition of new materials is usually a bit slower, but nevertheless, we have two new additions in our Law in Film Collection. Our film collection is housed on the main level of the library, in the student lounge. All Pace library patrons with borrowing privileges may check movies out for up […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Steven E. Gavin (’14), Pace Law School It is said that all land use law is inherently local. As such, finding resources applicable to a particular state or municipality can prove difficult even for the most experienced practitioner or scholar. Fortunately, the Land Use Law Center maintains a database called Gaining Ground, which […]

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The oral advocacy program at Pace Law School is a robust one. Students here have the opportunity to learn and practice their oral advocacy skills by participating in the trial advocacy and/or the moot court programs. Along with standard set of courses, students have the opportunity to join variety of trial advocacy, appellate advocacy and/or […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Angelique Rivard (’14), Pace Law School The Animal Law Resource Center (ALRC) is a comprehensive clearinghouse for information on animals and the law. The information on the ALRC’s website is accessible to everyone and is particularly beneficial for attorneys, law students, policy makers, engaged constituents, academics and all other animal advocates. ALRC […]

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Today the U.S. Global Change Research Program released its Third National Climate Assessment.  The report which was overseen by the National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) was authored by over 300 experts and received over 4,000 public comments.  The report discusses how: Climate change is already affecting the American people. Certain types of weather events […]

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