2021’s Bad Guys in Energy

Energy & the Law

How they did it: Under Section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 a person who places a specified energy property into trade or business is eligible for a tax free grant from the Department of Treasury.

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Flower growth in Antarctica is accelerating due to warming climate

New Scientist

There are only two flowering plants native to Antarctica and both have seen an explosion in their numbers in the decade from 2009 to 2019

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Butterflies, bees, sheep, and solar energy production can coexist

Environmental News Bits

Since it was installed in 2009, the project pioneered efforts in supporting bees, butterflies, and sheep grazing. Read the full story in pv magazine. EDF Renewables maintains a 23.4 MW agrivoltaic facility that supports local wildlife and agriculture. Agriculture Solar

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Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions

Environment + Energy Leader

Best Buy set out in 2017 to reduce its carbon emissions in its operations by 60% by 2030 — from a 2009 baseline. It has met that goal. Now it is upping the ante. The post Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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‘It’s anarchic’: Ed Miliband on what COP climate talks are really like

New Scientist

Ed Miliband was the UK’s climate minister at the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009. He talks to Adam Vaughan about the anarchy that ensues during such big events ahead of COP26

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Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions

Environment + Energy Leader

Best Buy set out in 2017 to reduce its carbon emissions in its operations by 60% by 2030 — from a 2009 baseline. It has met that goal. Now it is upping the ante. The post Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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'It's anarchic': Ed Miliband on the reality of climate talk like COP26

New Scientist

Ed Miliband was the UK’s climate minister at the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009. He talks to Adam Vaughan about the anarchy that ensues during such big events ahead of COP26

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Cannabis may be a surprising solution to Maine’s ‘forever chemicals’ problem

Environmental News Bits

government turned over more than 600 acres of the former Loring Air Force Base to the Aroostook Band of Micmacs in 2009, the land was so polluted it was categorized as a federal superfund site. Read the full story in the Bangor Daily News. When the U.S. While many of the toxins have been removed, concerning… Read more → Phytoremediation

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Earth has lost 14% of its coral reefs in less than a decade

Inhabitant

A new report released by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network found that up to 14% of the world's coral reefs have been depleted due to climate change between the years 2009 and 2018. In the period under review, mass coral bleaching events were experienced due to warming waters

2009 87

Matthew Eisenson Joins the Sabin Center as Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative Fellow

Law Columbia

in History, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with distinction in the major, from Yale College in 2009.

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Advancements in climate rights in courts around the world

Law Columbia

Brazil’s Climate Fund was established in 2009 as a financial instrument of the National Climate Policy Plan. By Maria Antonia Tigre. While the United States Supreme Court yesterday delivered a major setback to the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions in West Virginia. EPA , courts in other countries this week have issued decisions that demonstrate that courts worldwide remain an important forum for the potential advancement of climate rights.

Magnetic oxides for water oxidation: magnetization, pinning effect and pH dependence

Physics World

Xu worked as a research associate at the State University of New York at Binghamton from 2007–2009, followed by a postdoc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2009–2012). Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

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ASBCA Rejects Statute of Limitations Defense on Incurred Cost Proposal

Arnold Porter

STi retained an outside accountant to prepare its FY 2008 and 2009 ICPs. DCMA presented evidence of these systems and that there was no record of ever receiving STi’s FY 2008 or 2009 ICPs. DCAA requested STi provide the 2008 and 2009 ICPs and conducted a multi-year audit.

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ASBCA Rejects Statute of Limitations Defense on Incurred Cost Proposal

Arnold Porter

STi retained an outside accountant to prepare its FY 2008 and 2009 ICPs. DCMA presented evidence of these systems and that there was no record of ever receiving STi’s FY 2008 or 2009 ICPs. DCAA requested STi provide the 2008 and 2009 ICPs and conducted a multi-year audit.

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Navigating Change in Chile

Arnold Porter

Senior International Policy Advisor, Arnold & Porter; former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, US Department of State (2016–2018); former and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (2005–2009).

2009 52

Trout Unlimited: PA Coldwater Habitat Program Releases 2021 Annual Report

PA Environment Daily

Water quality in the tributaries also continued along a trajectory of improvement, although improvements between 2009 and 2017 were less dramatic than those reported between 1984 and 2009.

2009 83

Most-Favored-Nations Clause Costs Lessee

Energy & the Law

In 2009, the parties entered into three identical leases. Co-author Julia Edwards. This “most-favored-nations” clause in three oil and gas leases on land in LaSalle County, Texas, was at issue in EP Energy E&P Co., Storey Minerals, Ltd.:

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FDA Issues Revised Final Guidance On Biosimilar Development And The BPCI Act

Brag

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of its revised final guidance for industry on biosimilar development and the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BPCI Act). By Lynn L. Bergeson. On September 20, 2021, the U.S.

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Theory of teapot dribbling is complete at last, solar panels host astonishing microorganisms

Physics World

Cast your mind back to 2009 and you might remember how physicists in France devised a way to end the trauma of tea dribbling down the underside of the spout of a teapot when you are pouring a brew. Short and stout: a teapot shown pouring, dripping and dribbling.

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Louisiana First Circuit Applies Subsequent Purchaser Doctrine to Property Transfer Involving Closely Held LLC

The Energy Law Blog

In 2009, several of the Bailey family members formed New 90, LLC to manage this and other family-owned property. The subsequent purchaser doctrine has been litigated extensively in Louisiana legacy cases involving claims for oilfield remediation.

2009 52

Five Facts About Cold Water Corals

Ocean Conservancy

However, in March 2009, a deep-water species of black coral was discovered , and scientists estimate it was around 4,265 years old. When you think of coral reefs , you most likely picture a tropical underwater landscape with clownfish and blacktip reef sharks swimming gracefully.

Russia/Ukraine: A Strategic and Legal Assessment Featuring Former US Ambassador to Ukraine William B. Taylor

Arnold Porter

Taylor, former chargé d'affaires at the US embassy in Kyiv (2019–2020) and former US Ambassador to Ukraine (2006–2009), will join Arnold & Porter's former US State Department officials to share insights on the diplomatic options, the repercussions on the global trade system and the potential for war crime retributions. Register. As the Ukraine crisis rages on, hope for a diplomatic resolution continues. In this truly special program, Ambassador William B.

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Pennsylvania's Penncrest High School Team Places 10th In International Envirothon Competition!

PA Environment Daily

Pennsylvania has won the International Envirothon competition in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2017 and frequently places in the top 10 finishers.

2003 52

Nobel-prize-winning nuclear physicist Ben Roy Mottelson dies aged 95

Physics World

Aage Niels Bohr: 1922–2009. The American-Danish physicist and Nobel laureate Ben Roy Mottelson died on 13 May at the age of 95. Mottelson made critical contributions to determining and understanding that certain nuclei could have asymmetrical shapes.

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DEP Sets Virtual Regional State Water Plan Update Hearings For March 11

PA Environment Daily

Another goal of the Plan update is to review and finalize Critical Area Resource Plans in the Potomac and Ohio regions that were left unfinished during the 2009 update.

2002 88

The climate bill and oil and gas leasing

Legal Planet

Finally, the minimum acreage requirements in the provision are actually lower than the acres offered for onshore auctions since 2009 (which have ranged from 807,000 acres in a year to almost 12 million acres), and are about average for offshore sales.

Announcing Our 2021 Volunteer of The Year!

Washington Nature

Jenna has volunteered for The Nature Conservatory since 2009 and contributed 500-plus hours! Volunteers are mission critical to The Nature Conservancy, and we are so fortunate to have such a great group of incredible, dedicated folks.

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North American Biochar & Bioenergy Conference Set For August 8-11 In West Virginia

PA Environment Daily

The US Biochar Initiative promotes the sustainable production and use of biochar and has hosted the pre-eminent North American biochar conference since 2009.

2009 56

Opinion: COP26 and the paradox of last chances

A Greener Life

The main reason that I hesitate over last chance rhetoric is this: I remember identical rhetoric being deployed ahead of the Copenhagen talks in 2009, and before the Paris talks in 2015, and all the talks in between. By Jeremy Williams.

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Microfluidic systems for the skin: Quantitative sensing of biomarkers in sweat

Physics World

Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience. Recent advances in materials, mechanics, and manufacturing establish the foundations for high-performance classes of microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technologies that have physical properties matched to those of human skin.

2002 81

A new climate litigation claim in Brazil raises the pressure for increased climate action and protection of the Amazon rainforest

Law Columbia

Brazil’s National Policy on Climate Change ( NPCC and subsequent regulation ) was adopted in 2009 based on Brazil’s international commitments with the UNFCCC. By Maria Antonia Tigre. On October 26, 2021, Observatório do Clima (OC), a network of 71 civil society organizations, filed a class action at the federal court of Amazonas against the Environmental Ministry and Brazilian government ( Laboratório do Observatório do Clima v. Environmental Ministry and Brazil ).

Xerox acquires Smart Data Consulting

Green Bang

Founded in 2009, Smart Data’s software is used by Fortune 500 companies, mid-market firms and leading law firms. Xerox is aiming to expand its e-discovery capabilities with its recent acquisition of Smart Data Consulting.

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Xerox acquires Smart Data Consulting

Green Bang

Founded in 2009, Smart Data’s software is used by Fortune 500 companies, mid-market firms and leading law firms. Xerox is aiming to expand its e-discovery capabilities with its recent acquisition of Smart Data Consulting.

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First District Holds LA’s Water Allocations To Agricultural Lessees Were Authorized Under Existing Leases And Did Not Constitute Or Implement A Separate “Project” Subject to CEQA Review

CEQA Developments

The leases had a term running from 2009 through 2013, with a holdover provision. From 2009 to 2018, City’s water deliveries under the leases varied from 5.4

2010 68

Arctic Voyage Highlights Less Sea Ice Due to a Warming Climate

Ocean Conservancy

Lawson chaired the Arctic Council’s Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment from 2004 to 2009. Last month, the U.S.

Ocean 58

Opinion: Increased media climate coverage must continue beyond COP26

A Greener Life

During the three major UN climate summits in the past 12 years, Copenhagen in 2009, Paris in 2015 and now Glasgow in 2021 climate coverage and interest in the issue has accelerated in the run-up to the event.

Meet the 7 Longest Living Ocean Animals

Ocean Conservancy

However, in March 2009 a deep-water species of black coral was discovered, and scientists estimate it was around 4,265 years old. What is the secret to living a long life?

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Degradation of coastal regions in the Pacific Islands

Our Environment

Photo credit. Written by: Jack McCulloch. Rising sea levels and increased intensity of storm surges are playing a considerable role in the degradation of coastal regions in the Pacific Islands.

Texas Supreme Court Reverses Subsurface Trespass Judgment

Energy & the Law

The injectate is alleged to have physically migrated to the Ranch and may have crossed under the surface of parts of the ranch as early as 2009. Regency Field Services LLC v.

Law 130

Arctic Sea Ice Reaches its 2021 Minimum

Ocean Conservancy

Since 2007, only 2009, 2013 and 2014 had more ice at the end of the melt season. Here in Anchorage, Alaska, the leaves are changing color, frost is on the ground and there’s new snow covering the mountain slopes. Fall has arrived, and winter won’t be too far behind.

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When ‘Eradicated’ Species Bounce Back With a Vengeance

Science & Climate

For the PNAS study, researchers in 2009 began intensive efforts to eradicate the European green crab from Stinson Beach’s Seadrift Lagoon. When ‘Eradicated’ Species Bounce Back With a Vengeance. Climate Change From Science to Solutions. featured image by Edwin Grosholz/UC Davis.

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DEP Hosts 8th Round Of State Water Plan Regional Committee Meetings Starting Jan. 11

PA Environment Daily

Another goal of the Plan update is to review and finalize Critical Area Resource Plans in the Potomac and Ohio regions that were left unfinished during the 2009 update.

2002 66

UNC Nutrient Study: It’s Deja Vu All Over Again (Apologies to Yogi Berra)

Smith Enviorment

The short version: A three year, multi-million dollar study has confirmed the science and policy underlying the 2009 Jordan Lake water quality rules. In 2009, the EMC adopted rules to implement the final nutrient management strategy. Later in 2009, the legislature adopted the first of.a New lake and watershed models developed as part of the UNC study built on earlier models used by the EMC to develop the 2009 rules. January 6, 2020.

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