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Albany “Times Union” quotes Prof. Estrin regarding the TZB funding

Albany “Times Union” quotes Prof. Estrin regarding the TZB funding

In its continuing coverage of New York State’s efforts to finance the rebuilding of the Tappan Zee Bridge with money from a federally funded clean water program, the Albany “Times Union” quoted Professor Dan Estrin. Professor Estrin is one of the Pace Law professors affiliated with the Environmental Litigation Clinic. The Clinic represents several of […]

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Environmental Litigation Clinic challenges pipeline project

Environmental Litigation Clinic challenges pipeline project

The actions of Pace Law School’s Environmental Litigation Clinic featured prominently in the press coverage of a legal challenge to a proposed pipeline project in upstate New York. The Clinic is representing “Stop the Pipeline,” a collection of environmentalists and landowners who are challenging a plan to construct a pipeline intended to transport natural gas […]

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Westchester Climate Change Summit

Pace University Law School’s Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies and Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC) hosted a daylong conference on the impacts of climate change in Westchester. A crowd of over 150 gathered on September 25, 2014 at the New York State Judicial Institute at Pace Law School.  The conference was co-sponsored by […]

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CBS New York talks with Prof. Coplan about the financing of the TZB project

CBS New York talks with Prof. Coplan about the financing of the TZB project

CBS New York spoke with Professor Karl Coplan about the latest twist in the Tappan Zee Bridge project. When the Environmental Protection Agency denied almost all of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s request to use clean water funds to pay for the rebuilding of the bridge, reporter Lou Young asked Professor Coplan what the ramifications might be. […]

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Prof. Estrin comments on Army Corps of Engineers settlement for the WSJ

Prof. Estrin comments on Army Corps of Engineers settlement for the WSJ

In a story distributed by the Associated Press that appeared in “The Wall Street Journal,” the supervising attorney for the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, Dan Estrin, commented on the new requirement that the Army Corps of Engineers disclose the levels of pollutants discharged over dams controlled by the Corps. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed […]

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Karl Rábago, director of PECL, comments on CL&P rate increase request

Karl Rábago, director of PECL, comments on CL&P rate increase request

Karl R. Rábago, executive director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center, commented on the request made by Connecticut Light & Power to restructure the way it bills customers. Prompted by such industry changes as greater use of renewables as well as increased conservation, the utility company is seeking to raise its fixed fee to […]

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Director Karl Rábago interviewed for CNBC article on utility rates

Director Karl Rábago interviewed for CNBC article on utility rates

Karl Rábago, the new Director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center, was interviewed for an article posted to the CNBC website. The writer asks why utility bills are not getting cheaper and explores the issues of regulation, security, and advances in technology. “At a progressive utility, they may say, ‘We’re willing to take the […]

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Prof. David Cassuto comments on hazardous waste spills in Ohio

Prof. David Cassuto comments on hazardous waste spills in Ohio

Professor David Cassuto was interviewed by a reporter for the “Cincinnati Enquirer.” An investigation conducted by the Ohio newspaper revealed that the Cincinnati area leads the country in hazardous material transportation accidents and that the number of spills is rising. “The regulatory environment has become primarily reactionary…. They only act after a disaster happens,” Professor […]

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Prof. Nolon quoted in The Hill about fracking decision

Prof. Nolon quoted in The Hill about fracking decision

Professor John Nolon, Founder of the Pace Land Use Law Center, was quoted in an article about fracking that appeared in thehill.com. The piece explores the recent decision of the New York Court of Appeals that gives towns the authority to ban fracking and whether the decision will influence activities in other states. “To the […]

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Wall Street Journal quotes Professor John Nolon regarding fracking decision

Wall Street Journal quotes Professor John Nolon regarding fracking decision

When “The Wall Street Journal” covered the New York State court decision that allows communities to use zoning laws to ban fracking, they sought the perspective of John Nolon, the founder of the Land Use law Center at Pace Law School. “This case is making it really clear that this bundle of responsibilities and powers […]

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