The Detroit Athletic Club is hosting the Detroit Cycling Championship on Aug. 21 on the streets of downtown Detroit . // Courtesy of DAC

The Detroit Athletic Club is hosting the Detroit Cycling Championship on Aug. 21 on the streets of downtown Detroit . // Courtesy of DAC Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. ToContinue Reading

Project Highlights: Social and environmental disaster risk management for food security and nutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean (OSRO/RLA/602/BRA) - Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Objective: To ensure that countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are better equipped to manage social and environmental disaster risks, in order to prepare for and respond to future crises that may threaten food security and nutrition, thereby enhancing the livelihood resilience of the most vulnerable households. Key partners:Continue Reading

Introduction of Plastic Packaging Tax from April 2022

Please cite this report as: Environment Agency, Chief Scientist’s Group. (2021). The state of the environment: the urban environment. Foreword We need to make sure the cities we love are fit for future environmental risks, not those of the past. For every person who suffers flooding, around 16 others areContinue Reading

Middleburgh housing project draws scrutiny from state Department of Environmental Conservation

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a housing development project in Middleburgh after town Planning Board members approved substantial changes to the project without appropriate review or additional public input.  Amid the ongoing DEC investigation, Middleburgh Planning Board members and village residents clashed over the Middleburgh Meadows project atContinue Reading

Maine Becomes First State to Sign Extended Producer Responsibility Law for Packaging, Other States with Plastics and Packaging Bills May Follow Shortly | Beveridge & Diamond PC

[co-author: Clirae Bourke, Summer Associate] Key Takeaways What is Happening? On July 13, 2021, Maine became the first state to sign Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation into law for plastics and packaging materials, and Oregon may soon follow. This reflects a growing momentum towards EPR legislation nationwide. Several of theseContinue Reading