Marie Logan

Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Presidential memo requires agencies to obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020.

U.S. Agency Expands Support for Partial Decommissioning of Oil Rigs

New “rigs-to-reefs” policy endorses ongoing conversion of retired offshore platforms into artificial reefs.

Plastic Bag Regulations Gain Momentum, Face Criticism

Many jurisdictions have adopted or are considering controversial laws that restrict single-use plastic bags.

Global Treaty on Mercury Signed in Japan

When ratified, new international agreement will require restricted use of mercury by 2020.

Pro Bono Regulations to Take Effect in New York

Bar applicants now required to complete fifty hours of service.