Laws & Regulations

Illegal Fishing Spurs Billions In Losses For Developing Countries: Study

"Developing countries are losing billions of dollars due to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, which siphons off revenue through illicit financial flows, according to a new study by the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC)."

Source: Guardian, 10/27/2022

"A Profound Change Is Coming To American School Buses"

"A common smell of American childhood, the diesel fumes wafting through yellow school buses, may soon be obsolete, as school districts across the nation turn to electric buses amid falling costs and growing concerns about global warming."

Source: Washington Post, 10/27/2022

"Garland Formally Bars Justice Dept. From Seizing Reporters’ Records"

"The Justice Department on Wednesday formally banned the use of subpoenas, warrants or court orders to seize reporters’ communications records or demand their notes or testimony in an effort to uncover confidential sources in leak investigations, in what amounts to a major policy shift."

Source: NYTimes, 10/27/2022

"Future Of Pipelines, Black School Hinge On Court NEPA Fight"

"An upcoming federal appeals court battle could reset the rules for environmental reviews of major projects like power plants and highways — and determine the fate of a historic Virginia school built to educate Black children during the Jim Crow era."

Source: E&E News, 10/26/2022

"Opponents Of US Carbon Pipeline Draw Lessons From Prior Pipeline Fights"

"Landowners hoping to block proposed carbon pipeline projects in the U.S. Midwest are getting help from some of America's most prominent anti-pipeline campaigners, including groups that fought the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines."

Source: Reuters, 10/26/2022


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