Monthly Archives: June 2011

Saying What You Mean

“A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought”. Warren Buffett The other day I was perplexed by a colleague’s characterization of me as a “black water lawyer”. I understand “black gold” to mean oil; “black ops” to be the kind … Continue reading

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CA DEPT. OF FOOD AND AG. ANNOUNCES NOTICE OF PREPARATION, SCOPING SESSIONS SCHEDULED FOR CDFA STATEWIDE PLANT PEST PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM EIR

SACRAMENTO, June 23, 2011 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture, in accordance with CEQA guidelines, is announcing a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the Statewide Plant Prevention and Management Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The EIR is a … Continue reading

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New Proposed Regulation on the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System—Cooling Water Intake Structures at Existing Facilities and Phase I Facilities

“This proposed rule would establish requirements under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for all existing power generating facilities and existing manufacturing and industrial facilities that withdraw more than 2 million gallons per day (MGD) of water from … Continue reading

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Adapt Or Die

Facts are stubborn things. Ronald Reagan, Former U.S. President A friend of mine just came back home to California from a special trip to Poland. There, his ancestors have been recognized in books and statues for doing great things in … Continue reading

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