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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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Riverkeeper shares news of Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic’s victory

Riverkeeper, the environmental group that works to protect the Hudson River, reported on the successful effort to defeat an exemption to the Clean Water Act that had allowed companies and municipalities to pollute pristine waterways, including the Hudson River and its tributaries. The Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic serves as legal counsel to Riverkeeper and Pace […]

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“Energy Wire” reports on joint project with Yale that addresses impact of fracking

“Energy Wire” reports on joint project with Yale that addresses impact of fracking

The industry newsletter “Energy Wire” reported on a joint project of Pace Law School’s Land Use Law Center and the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy that is designed to help communities address the negative impact of fracking while also reaping the economic benefits. Professor John N0lon, the founder of the Land Use Law […]

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Director Karl Rabago comments on utility companies

Director Karl Rabago comments on utility companies

New energy sources, including solar power, may require different business models to make these systems viable on a larger scale. A recent article posted to utilitydive.com, an industry newsletter, asks whether it will be the engineers who will modify the existing models. The article quotes Karl R. Rabago, the new director of the Pace Energy […]

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Pace Law School holds strong presence on ABA’s SEER

On May 3, the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) announced a new slate of officers and Council members for the coming year.  With several members of the Pace Law community on that slate, Pace will have a greater presence in SEER than ever before. Pace graduates Sean T. Dixon and […]

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Environmental law students part of legal victory in New York

The Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic scored another victory when they helped with a case in New Paltz, NY. A unanimous decision by a New York appellate court reversed a trial judge and upheld the town’s wetlands law. The clinic students had represented friend-of-the-court Riverkeeper Inc. Local landowners had challenged the law, which was enacted in […]

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Press coverage of Rabago’s appointment

The appointment of Karl R. Rabago as the Executive Director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center has been reported in several publications including: www.politico.com under the heading, “Mover, Shaker” in the Environmental and Energy Study Institute newsletter the “Westchester County Business Journal”  

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