NC Sandbox Act Creates Environment for Economic Growth

Technology is booming and financial technology (“fintech”) is advancing society in new and innovative ways. In 2021 alone, North Carolina has been the target for some very high-profile technology announcements, including Google’s plans to open a cloud engineering hub in Durham and Apple’s new campus in Research Triangle Park. GivenContinue Reading

Inside Track: Planning, Environment & Sustainability - In the media, In practice and courts, Cases and Legislation - Real Estate and Construction

In its first six months, the Biden Administration has taken tangible steps to advance environmental justice (EJ) across the federal government. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced strategies to strengthen environmental enforcement, environmental agencies have begun to incorporate EJ concerns into project permittingContinue Reading

Aviation Sustainability and the Environment, CAPA 29-Jul-2021

This CAPA report features a summary of recent aviation sustainability and environment news, selected from the 300+ news alerts published daily by CAPA. For more information, please contact us. Boeing releases first Sustainability Report, outlines ESG achievements for the year Boeing released (26-Jul-2021) its first ‘Sustainability Report’, following on from the formation of itsContinue Reading

Help restore the natural night environment

Starting in the nearest valley, my eyes scanned the vast expanse of grassland, over one ridge, then another, and another until the world seemed to abruptly stop, halted by the forest bordering this enormous landscape.  Above, the sun illuminated the sky with pink clouds and gave the land its lastContinue Reading

5 priorities for Todd Kim, the new head of DOJ environment

Legal experts have big expectations for what Todd Kim can achieve now that he has been confirmed as the leader of the Justice Department’s environment division. Environmental lawyers say they are confident that Kim, who previously served as a trial attorney for DOJ’s Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), isContinue Reading