Category: Environment & Energy

Africa Update – September 2014 #4

In This Issue: – Leading the News – United States – Africa Relations – North Africa – East Africa – West Africa – Sub-Saharan Africa – General Africa News – Excerpt from Leading the News: West Africa Ebola Outbreak –…

EOEEA Releases Draft Ocean Management Plan Update: Now with Fees

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) recently released for public review and comment a draft update to the Ocean Management Plan for the Commonwealth. The Oceans Act, signed by Governor Patrick in 2008,…By: Foley Hoag LLP…

With Sewers Backing Up, Messy Damage Claims are On the Rise

Many homeowners and other property insurance policies contain an exclusion to address one of the by-products of the increased frequency of severe weather: it bars coverage for property damage caused by “water which backs up through sewers or drains.”…By: Carlton…

Governor Signs New Laws Amending California’s Urban Water Management Planning Act

July 1, 2016 Set as Deadline for Preparing New Plans – Under new amendments to California’s Urban Water Management Planning Act, urban water suppliers will be required to provide narrative descriptions of their water demand management measures and…By: Best Best…