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On Monday April 2, the federal government took aim at a land use law passed in California last year, which gives California the right of first refusal in any sale of public lands, for the purpose of preventing resource exploitation or development. Under the law, the state would either have to raise the money to ...Read More
President Trump made a promise early April to support legislation with a goal of protecting the marijuana industry in states that have already legalized the drug. The U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, made a threat against the industry just three months ago, and the President’s promise forebodes a clashing.
In January 2018, Attorney General Sessions ...Read More
Electric vehicles, an early harbinger of the adoption of greener technologies in many states, will be one of the largest drivers of the expected increase in demand in copper over the next five years, says commodity analyst Robert Edwards. Today, less than 1% of the world’s vehicles are electric, but experts believe that by 2040 ...Read More
Autonation, a dealership and car collision center with over 50 locations in California, has been ordered to pay $2.1 million in civil penalties to settle allegations of improper hazardous waste disposal. Autonation is among the many large retailers that has been at the other end of California District Attorney (“DA”) investigations into hazardous waste handling. ...Read More