Climate change will speed up the depletion of natural resources 

A Greener Life

New research is warning that natural resources are depleting faster than normal due to climate change. Crucial factors such as food security , lack of water, the impact of natural disasters and high population growth are stoking conflict and displacing people in vulnerable areas.

Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice Recognized in 2023 ‘Best Law Firms’ Report

E2 Law Blog

The firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice was honored to receive two National Tier 1 rankings and 11 Top-Tier Metropolitan rankings, shown in more detail below. Tier 2 – Natural Resources Law. Tier 2 – Natural Resources Law.

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Identifying the Natural Resources Subject to the Environmental Rights Amendment

E2 Law Blog

The Supreme Court reversed the Commonwealth Court and held that all the amounts received by the commonwealth when it leased state lands for oil and gas development had to be appropriated to conservation and protection of public natural resources.

GT Energy & Natural Resources Practice and 13 Attorneys Ranked in the 2022 Legal 500 U.S. Guide

E2 Law Blog

Thirteen attorneys from the Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2022 Guide. Energy and Natural Resources Featured awards GT News The Legal 500

Companies protect natural resources and gain competitive advantage by financing eco-friendly equipment

Environmental News Bits

However, another standard that’s quickly becoming a must-have is equipment that meets current and future sustainability benchmarks—in an effort to maintain brand reputation and customer patronage, as well as reduce greenhouse gas … Continue reading Companies protect natural resources and gain competitive advantage by financing eco-friendly equipment. Read the full story at Food Engineering.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Urges Lawmakers To Support Growing Greener III Funding

PA Environment Daily

DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council recently sent a letter to the General Assembly encouraging the allocation of a portion of the remaining American Rescue Plan Act funding for Growing Greener III.

PA Chapter Of Natural Resources Extension Professionals Names Ross Snook Of Montgomery County Natural Resources Education Champion

PA Environment Daily

By Andy Yenta, Extension Renewable Natural Resources Educator The PA Chapter of the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals has selected Ross Snook of Montgomery County as its Natural Resources Education Champion for 2021.

GT’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice, Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

E2 Law Blog

The Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is recognized in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide. DeTore – Massachusetts: Energy & Natural Resources. Downing – Florida: Energy & Natural Resources.

Gov. Wolf Announces $90 Million Investment In More Than 330 Projects To Improve Recreation, Conserve Natural Resources; Special Fall DCNR Grant Round Now Open

PA Environment Daily

historic investment of $90 million for more than 330 projects across Pennsylvania that will create new recreational opportunities, conserve natural resources, and help revitalize local communities. Pennsylvania encompasses some of the most beautiful natural areas in the nation,” Gov.

Lackawanna College Environmental Ed Center Accepting Applications For Fall Conservation & Natural Resource Certificate

PA Environment Daily

The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center is accepting applications for their Conservation and Natural Resource Certificate Program. The curriculum focuses on the conservation and interpretation of our natural environment.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Accepting Applications For Stream Restoration Disaster Assistance In 15 PA Counties

PA Environment Daily

On November 1, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Denise Coleman announced that Pennsylvania is currently taking applications for natural disaster recovery efforts in Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Chester, Huntingdon. This funding will be used to help restore streams whose natural flows were disrupted by the flooding from Tropical Storm Ida which hit Pennsylvania on September 1-2, 2021.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Nov. 16 On Plan For Investing Federal American Rescue Plan Funding

PA Environment Daily

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resource's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet November 16 on DCNR's plan for investing federal American Rescue Plan Funding on infrastructure projects. For more information, visit DCNR's Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.

Greenberg Traurig Energy & Natural Resources Practice Recognized in 2022 Edition of Best Law Firms

E2 Law Blog

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s (GT) Energy & Natural Resources Practice earned multiple recognitions in the 2022 U.S. GT’s Energy & Natural Resource Practice Rankings: Ranking Type.

Lackawanna College Announces Spring Session Of The Conservation & Natural Resource Certificate Program

PA Environment Daily

The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center (LCEEC) has announced the addition of a spring session of the Conservation and Natural Resource (CNR) Certificate Program. The curriculum focuses on the conservation and interpretation of our natural environment.

GT’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice, Attorneys Recognized by 2021 Chambers USA

E2 Law Blog

The Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to receive increased recognition in the prestigious 2021 Chambers USA Guide.

DEP Now Accepting Applications For Small Business Advantage Grants For Natural Resource Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention Projects

PA Environment Daily

The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for up to $1 million in Small Business Advantage Grants to support natural resource conservation, energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects. Natural resource protection projects are exempt from the minimum savings requirements; however, projects must provide enough information to allow quantification of the sediment and nutrient diversion from the directly related receiving waterway to be eligible.

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: November 4, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Agencies Agricultural Marketing Service Daily Update Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife Service Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Greenberg Traurig Energy & Natural Resources Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers

E2 Law Blog

Seven attorneys from the Energy & Natural Resources Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in the 2022 editions of Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

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Building Blocks: Basics of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

National Law Center

Brigit Rollins Conservation Programs Environmental Law Natural Resources Conservation ServiceUnder the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (“ACEP”), private landowners, land trusts, and other entities work with the United State Department of.

Building Blocks: The Basics of the RCPP

National Law Center

Brigit Rollins Conservation Programs Environmental Law Natural Resources Conservation Service United States Department of AgricultureFirst authorized in the 2014 Farm Bill, the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (“RCPP”) is a voluntary conservation program administered by the.

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DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets March 23 On Forest Management In State Parks, DCNR’s Budget Proposal

PA Environment Daily

DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet March 23 to hear presentations on forest management in state parks and DCNR’s proposed FY 2022-23 budget.

What is a wetland? An ecologist explains

Environmental News Bits

Natural resourcesby Jon Sweetman, Penn State Wetlands are areas of land that are covered by water, or have flooded or waterlogged soils. They can have water on them either permanently or for just part of the year.

Greenberg Traurig Energy & Natural Resources Practice and 16 Attorneys Ranked in the 2021 Legal 500 U.S. Guide

E2 Law Blog

Sixteen attorneys from the Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2021 Guide.

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Building Blocks: The Basics of EQIP

National Law Center

Brigit Rollins Conservation Programs Environmental Law Natural Resources Conservation Service United States Department of AgricultureFirst authorized in the 1996 Farm Bill, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (“EQIP”) is a voluntary conservation program that offers financial.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets July 27 On State Budget, Forestry Strategic Plan, New E-Bike Policy

PA Environment Daily

The DCNR Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet July 27 where DCNR staff will present updates on the agency’s new ’22-23 budget; unveil a new e-bike policy for state park and forest riding; and provide details on revenue generation, challenges and opportunities of state park concessionaires--from small food stands and equipment rentals to swimming pools and ski resorts.

Ag & the IRA: Conservation Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

National Law Center

Brigit Rollins Conservation Programs Natural Resources Conservation Service United States Department of AgricultureOn August 16, 2022, President Biden officially signed the $739 billion spending package known as the Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) into.

DCNR's Conservation & Natural Resources Council Hosts Oct. 27 Economics And The Outdoors Webinar

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation & Natural Resources Council will host another in its series of CNRAC Conversations on October 27 featuring a discussion of Economics and the Outdoors from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. For more information on the Council, visit DCNR’s Conservation & Natural Resources Council webpage.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Sept. 22 On Emergency Preparedness; Oct. 27 Economics And The Outdoors Discussion

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to hold a virtual meeting September 22 from 10:00 a.m. In recognition of September named as Preparedness Month, DCNR staff from several bureaus will present on Preparing for Natural Disasters and their Aftermath.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets May 25 To Reservation System, ATV Pilot, Next Gen Council, Other Updates

PA Environment Daily

DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council is scheduled to meet May 25 to hear updates on a variety of issues, including camping reservation system changes, the ATV Pilot Program, Next Gen Council and more. For more information, visit DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Hosts April 27 Webinar On Economics And The Outdoors - Funding Needs, Opportunities

PA Environment Daily

On April 27, DCNR’s Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council will host Part 2 of its CNRAC Conversations on Economics and the Outdoors from 10:30 a.m. infrastructure needs in PA’s parks and forests. -- Tim Herd, CEO of the PA Recreation and Park Society , the statewide professional association advocating for needed resources to support PA’s municipal parks and recreation needs. -- Silas Chamberlin, Ph.D.,

With A New Regulatory Framework On The Horizon, There Is Still Much Uncertainty Concerning The Future Of Offshore Carbon Storage

The Energy Law Blog

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Energy Energy & Natural Resources Offshore RegulatoryThe Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), signed into law on November 15, 2021, amended Section 40307 of the Outer Continental Shelfs Act (OCSLA) to provide authority to the U.S.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: July 7, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency Fish and Wildlife Service Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: November 21, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Agencies Daily Update Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. .

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: June 30, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Agricultural Marketing Service Crop Insurance Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Natural Resources Conservation Service Pesticides Taxation Uniform Commercial Code Urban Agriculture

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: March 29, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Food and Drug Administration Food and Nutrition Service Food Labeling Labor National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Opinion: On the Hudson River, a new model of environmental stewardship

Environmental News Bits

Ecotoxicology Environmental health Environmental restoration Natural resourcesRead the full story at Undark. The languishing waterway offers an indispensable lesson for scientists: Environmental problems are human problems.

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: March 8, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Environmental Protection Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: May 17, 2022

National Law Center

Ag & Food Law Update Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Environmental Protection Agency Natural Resources Conservation ServiceA comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food.

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Should we protect nature for its own sake? For its economic value? Because it makes us happy? Yes

Environmental News Bits

Cardinale, Penn State As spring phases into summer in North America, with trees flowering and birds migrating, nature seems abundant. This … Continue reading Should we protect nature for its own sake? Natural capital Natural resourcesby Bradley J.

Not declaring the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ only postpones the inevitable

Environmental News Bits

The decision ignored the recommendation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre — a recommendation… Read more → Climate change Natural resourcesby Jon C. Day, Scott F.

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Jan. 26 With New Director Of Outdoor Recreation, Broadband, 2022 Priorities

PA Environment Daily

The DCNR Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council will hold a virtual meeting January 26 on a variety of topics. Future Meeting Topics Part of CNRAC’s role is to help inform the public and interested stakeholders about issues and opportunities affecting our natural and recreational resources. For more information, visit DCNR's Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council webpage.

Monumental Trees

Environmental News Bits

Citizen science Information tools Natural resourcesAt Monumentaltrees.com, thousands of photos, measurements, and location details of often unknown monumental trees can be found of many species, like giant sequoia, oak trees, sweet chestnut trees, and many others.

DCNR Secretary Outlines 2022 Priorities To Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council, Including Need For $1.4 Billion In Infrastructure Improvements

PA Environment Daily

On January 26, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn highlighted the agency‘s 2022 priorities at the first Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council meeting of the year. The Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council created by law in 1995 with the formation of DCNR.