Employing Open Government Data To Achieve It – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Sam Neufeld As exhibited at the Government of India’s inaugural Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference, RAISE 2020, there is a growing recognition that AI poses to significantly accelerate progress towards achieving improved developmental and socioeconomic outcomes. In fact, studies published by Nature and the McKinsey Global Institute demonstrate that AI could enable improvements in 100+ targetsContinue Reading

In Review: SCOTUS Environmental and Administrative Decisions in the 2020 Term | Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real Estate Law

Several decisions of interest were issued in the 2020 term, which stretched from October 2020 until early July 2021. This review will concentrate on environmental and administrative law cases. Texas v. New MexicoOn December 14, 2020, the Court issued its ruling in an Original Action. Water is precious in theContinue Reading

The Climate And Energy Transition Component Of Spanish National Recovery And Resilience Plan – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Enrique Feás and Federico Steinberg* This paper analyses in detail the climate and energy transition components of the Spanish National Resilience and Recovery Programme. Over 40% of the Plan’s €69.5 billion will be invested in a variety of projects related to sustainability and the fight against climate change. Moreover, sustainabilityContinue Reading

WV, Va. environmental regulators granted more Mountain Valley Pipeline water permit review time | Energy and Environment

West Virginia and Virginia state environmental regulators have gotten what they asked for. That means Mountain Valley Pipeline developers will have to wait longer for what they’ve requested. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended deadlines for the states’ regulators to determine whether the water quality impact of constructingContinue Reading

Pentagon CMMC review aims to address small biz cost concerns, ‘restore trust’ in assessment processes

The Pentagon’s high-level review of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification remains ongoing, but officials are intent on addressing small business concerns about compliance costs among other changes to the much-debated program. Jesse Salazar, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy, said the review is helping refine an implementation planContinue Reading

Dakota Access foes seek environmental review updates from US

BISMARCK, N.D. — Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents asked a judge Friday to require the pipeline company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide detailed monthly status reports while the federal government conducts an extensive environmental review of the project. The request comes after U.S. District Judge JamesContinue Reading