July 22, 2016

Heartland July 22, 2016 by BONNER R. COHEN Ending a two-year tug-of-war between St. Tammany Parish and Louisiana’s Office of Conservation, the Louisiana Supreme Court decided it will not hear an appeal of a Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that declared only the state government has the authority to …

July 22, 2016

Shelburne News July 22, 2016 Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo filed a request with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation requesting a public hearing regarding a stormwater discharge plan filed by Vermont Railway on July 8. The rail company’s documents outline plans to discharge stormwater into Shelburne Bay via the …

July 22, 2016

Lima News July 20, 2016 by Ann Sanner COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio legislative proposal announced Wednesday seeks to give cities the ability to restrict the state laws allowing open or concealed carry of firearms during certain events. The bill, with uncertain prospects, is expected to be introduced next week. The …

July 20, 2016

The National Law Review July 19, 2016 On July 14, 2016, the House of Representatives passed S.764 creating a National Bioengineered Food Standard.  Importantly for food manufacturers and distributors, the law – expected to be signed by President Obama – will preempt all state laws “relating to the labeling or …

July 20, 2016

Ventura County Star July 19, 2016 by Kathleen Wilson A county board asked Tuesday for an analysis of the system for responding to oil spills, citing concerns over decisions that followed a 45,000-gallon spill in Ventura late last month. The Ventura County Board of Supervisors asked county managers to study how …