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  Natural Resources Committee Discusses Endangered Species Act Reform Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/14/2014  
  District Court Holds That the Incidental Take Statement Requirement Under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act Does Not Apply to Listed Plant Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/09/2014  
  Indiana Achieves Commercial Close on its Second Availability Payment P3 Infra Insight Blog 04/09/2014  
  California Passenger Rail Summit California Eminent Domain Report 04/06/2014  
  District Court Upholds Controversial Settlement Agreements between U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Environmental Groups Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/04/2014  
  FTA and FHWA Issue New MAP-21 Guidance That Could Penalize Wildlife Agencies Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/01/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Listing of Lesser Prairie-Chicken Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/28/2014  
  Florida I-595 Express Lanes Open Infra Insight Blog 03/28/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Reclassify California Toad Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/28/2014  
  California Court Recognizes Conservation Exception to Fully Protected Species Law Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/27/2014  
  Australian Scientists Call for Country to Focus Conservation Efforts on Most Vital Endangered Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/25/2014  
  Did You Know…Depression Does Not Automatically Qualify An Employee For FMLA Leave Employment Law E-Buzz 03/24/2014  
  Smoother Pavement and Safer Bridges are Coming Soon to a Road Near You California Eminent Domain Report 03/21/2014  
  Proposed Bill Seeks to Require Federal Agencies to Count Species on State, Tribal, and Private Lands before Listing the Species under the ESA Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/21/2014  
  Court Decision Raises Questions About Viability of Precondemnation "Right of Entry" Efforts California Eminent Domain Report 03/19/2014  
  Did You Know…Background Checks – Buyer [Employer] Beware! Employment Law E-Buzz 03/18/2014  
  The Uniform Relocation Act Does Not Provide a Private Right of Action to Property Owners California Eminent Domain Report 03/18/2014  
  Did You Know…New Informal Guidance From EEOC & FTC Re Background Checks Employment Law E-Buzz 03/14/2014  
  FDOT Receives Financial Proposals from Four Teams for I-4 Ultimate Project Infra Insight Blog 03/14/2014  
  Federal Highway Trust Fund Funding Problem Will Hit State Projects This Fall Infra Insight Blog 03/13/2014  
  Ninth Circuit Issues Long-Awaited Delta Smelt Decision Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/13/2014  
  Supreme Court Strikes Blow to "Rail-to-Trails" Program California Eminent Domain Report 03/12/2014  
  Did You Know…San Francisco “Bans the Box”: Are Your Job Applications Up to Snuff? Employment Law E-Buzz 03/12/2014  
  Congressional Panel Explores Industry's Views on Public-Private Partnerships Infra Insight Blog 03/11/2014  
  Did You Know…Update Re California Family Rights Act (CFRA) – Proposed Pending Amendments Employment Law E-Buzz 03/10/2014  
  New Article Takes Stock of Federal Agency Proposal to Use Surrogates to Establish Take Limits Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/10/2014  
  Did You Know…An $80,000 Facebook Post Costs $80,000 Employment Law E-Buzz 03/06/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Revised Recovery Plan for the Pallid Sturgeon Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/05/2014  
  White House Backs the $2.2 Billion Purple Line Infra Insight Blog 03/05/2014  
  City of Indianapolis Shortlists Three Development Teams for Marion County Consolidated Justice Complex Infra Insight Blog 03/05/2014  
  Alaska Urges National Marine Fisheries Service to Delist Subpopulation of Humpback Whales Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/04/2014  
  Major Court of Appeals Decision Allows Construction of $5 Billion Transit Rail Project in Honolulu to Proceed Infra Insight Blog 03/03/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Delisting Two Death Valley Plant Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 03/03/2014  
  President Obama Touts $302 Billion for Nation's Infrastructure California Eminent Domain Report 03/01/2014  
  President Obama Announces a Proposal to Fund a Four Year Surface Transportation Bill at $302 Billion Infra Insight Blog 02/28/2014  
  Indiana Finance Authority Shortlists 4 Proposers for its Indiana Portion of the Illiana Corridor Project & I-65 Added Capacity Project Infra Insight Blog 02/28/2014  
  Redevelopment 2.0 -- Infrastructure Financing Districts Approved for Redevelopment Project Areas California Eminent Domain Report 02/28/2014  
  City of Bakersfield Secures Early Release of $180 million in Federal Funding for Centennial Corridor and 24th Street Widening Projects California Eminent Domain Report 02/27/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Texas Salamanders as Threatened Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/27/2014  
  New article explores structured decision-making for imperiled species Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/26/2014  
  California Successor Agencies Rejoice: IFD Law Now Includes Redevelopment Project Areas Infra Insight Blog 02/26/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Listing of Two Texas Salamanders Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/21/2014  
  National Marine Fisheries Service to Conduct Status Review for Four Cetaceans Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/21/2014  
  Keystone XL Pipeline Project Halted in Nebraska California Eminent Domain Report 02/20/2014  
  Indiana Does it Again! IFA Selects Preferred Bidder for I69 Section 5 Availability Payment Project Infra Insight Blog 02/19/2014  
  After More Than Five Years, Proposed Rule to Delist Hawaiian Hawk Reopened for Comment Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/18/2014  
  FHWA and FTA Issue New Guidance On MAP-21 Exclusions Infra Insight Blog 02/14/2014  
  Court Sides With Federal Government Over Santa Monica Airport California Eminent Domain Report 02/14/2014  
  FDOT Receives Technical Proposals from Four Teams for I-4 Ultimate Project Infra Insight Blog 02/13/2014  
  Report Finds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Relied on Inadequate Science to Propose Delisting the Gray Wolf Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/13/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To Analyze Stakeholder Plan for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/10/2014  
  Congressional Working Group Seeks Reform of the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/10/2014  
  Arizona DOT Issues RFI for South Mountain Freeway Project Infra Insight Blog 02/07/2014  
  Legislation Requiring the Purchase of Private Property California Eminent Domain Report 02/07/2014  
  California Department of Fish and Wildlife Recommends Against Listing the Gray Wolf Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/06/2014  
  A Pilot Program for Performance-Based Social Infrastructure in California Infra Insight Blog 02/05/2014  
  USDOT Official Comments on P3s Infra Insight Blog 02/04/2014  
  For The First Time Ever, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declares Fish Recovered Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/04/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Special Rule for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Endangered Species Law and Policy 02/03/2014  
  National Marine Fisheries Service Proposes Protection for Captive Killer Whale "Lolita" under Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/31/2014  
  Commuting in California May Just Get a Bit Easier California Eminent Domain Report 01/30/2014  
  Redevelopment Wind-Down: A Few Random Thoughts California Eminent Domain Report 01/29/2014  
  Government Need Not Satisfy Nexus and Proportionality Tests if Dedication Requirement Does Not Otherwise Constitute a Taking California Eminent Domain Report 01/28/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals under Section 6 of the ESA for Federal Financial Assistance Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/28/2014  
  Court Resolves Standard of Review for Beneficial Spot Zoning California Eminent Domain Report 01/28/2014  
  FHWA and FTA Issue New Guidance On MAP-21 Exclusions California Eminent Domain Report 01/27/2014  
  Encinitas Contemplates Eminent Domain for School District Property California Eminent Domain Report 01/24/2014  
  Congress Exempts U.S. Population of Endangered Species From ESA Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/22/2014  
  City of Benicia Moves Forward with Potential Eminent Domain for Bus Hub Project California Eminent Domain Report 01/22/2014  
  District Court Finds Columbia River Hatchery Violates Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/21/2014  
  Fate of Santa Monica Airport Up To Federal Court California Eminent Domain Report 01/20/2014  
  House Transportation Committee Establishes Panel on Public-Private Partnerships Infra Insight Blog 01/17/2014  
  Congress to Consider Exempting "Three Amigos" Antelopes from Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/17/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Draft Economic Analysis for Proposed Critical Habitat for Three Amphibian Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/15/2014  
  City of Sacramento Condemning for its Kings California Eminent Domain Report 01/13/2014  
  Nossaman 2014 Eminent Domain Seminar Upcoming California Eminent Domain Report 01/13/2014  
  Four Teams Short-listed for the Maryland Purple Line P3 Infra Insight Blog 01/11/2014  
  Sage Grouse Controversy Continues Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/09/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Affirms Listing of the White Bluffs Bladderpod Endangered Species Law and Policy 01/09/2014  
  Endangered Species Act Turns 40 Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/31/2013  
  Houston METRO North Line Opens Infra Insight Blog 12/24/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies Listing for Rare Orchid Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/24/2013  
  Bipartisan Budget Agreement Offers Little Holiday Cheer for Transportation Funding Infra Insight Blog 12/24/2013  
  Committee Recommends Delisting Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/23/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period for Greater Sage-Grouse and Designates Critical Habitat for Franciscan Manzanita Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/19/2013  
  House Natural Resources Committee Holds Fifth Oversight Hearing on Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/18/2013  
  California Transportation Commission's 2013 Project Funding Surpasses $3 Billion California Eminent Domain Report 12/15/2013  
  Federal Circuit Holds Potential Flooding of California Property Not A Taking California Eminent Domain Report 12/15/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Revised Rule for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/13/2013  
  Maryland Purple Line P3 Project Receives Qualifications from Six Teams Infra Insight Blog 12/12/2013  
  Oversight of Pesticide Ingredients May Trigger a Duty to Consult under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/11/2013  
  House Natural Resources Committee to Hold Hearing on Department of the Interior's 2011 Endangered Species Act Settlements Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/10/2013  
  Tappan Zee Receives $1.6 Billion TIFIA Loan Infra Insight Blog 12/06/2013  
  East End Crossing Wins Bond Buyer Deal of the Year Infra Insight Blog 12/06/2013  
  On Remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Affirms Ruling that Temporary Flooding Resulted in Compensable Taking California Eminent Domain Report 12/06/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Determine Whether to List the Arctic Grayling Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/04/2013  
  Senate Introduces Bill to Amend Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 12/02/2013  
  District Court Upholds Biological Opinion for Wind Energy Project in Imperial County, California Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/26/2013  
  Bureau of Land Management Continues to Develop a National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/26/2013  
  National Marine Fisheries Service Considers Listing the Pinto Abalone under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/22/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves HCP and ITP for 10 Species Over a 50-Year Period Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/22/2013  
  USDOT to Hire Director, Office of Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Infra Insight Blog 11/21/2013  
  Congressional "P3 Caucus" Holds First Public Meeting Infra Insight Blog 11/21/2013  
  Bi-partisan Infrastructure Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate Infra Insight Blog 11/20/2013  
  California Supreme Court to Hear Eminent Domain Case California Eminent Domain Report 11/20/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines to List Gunnison's Prairie Dog Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/19/2013  
  NMFS Determines Gulf of Mexico Sperm Whales Do Not Warrant Listing Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/15/2013  
  Polanco Act 2.0 Set to Commence in 2014 California Eminent Domain Report 11/14/2013  
  Indiana Finance Authority Issues RFQ for the Indiana Portion of the Illiana Corridor Project and I-65 Added Capacity Project Infra Insight Blog 11/14/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Listing of Gunnison Sage-Grouse Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/13/2013  
  How To Fix RRIF (If Congress Wanted To) Infra Insight Blog 11/12/2013  
  Appraisal Institute's Annual Litigation Conference This Friday California Eminent Domain Report 11/11/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Delisting the Inyo California Towhee Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/11/2013  
  Wildlife Service Proposes to List Two Butterfly Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/11/2013  
  U.S. District Court Approves Settlement Requiring the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Study the Impact of Pesticides on the California Red-Legged Frog Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/06/2013  
  ?DBIA seeks industry comment on revised Design-Build Best Practices Infra Insight Blog 11/05/2013  
  U.S. Bureau of Land Management Issues Draft Proposal to Protect Nevada and Northeast California Greater Sage-Grouse Endangered Species Law and Policy 11/04/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Lists 15 Hawaiian Species as Endangered Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/31/2013  
  Eminent Domain approved for Agoura Hills Street Widening California Eminent Domain Report 10/31/2013  
  Did You Know…The Continuing Saga of Arbitration Agreements & Unconscionability Employment Law E-Buzz 10/31/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing the Greater Sage Grouse under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/29/2013  
  Did You Know…Lady Gaga Settles Wage and Hour Claim Employment Law E-Buzz 10/29/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List the Vandenberg Monkeyflower as Endangered Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/29/2013  
  When Projected Eminent Domain Litigation Costs Exceed the Value of the Property Acquisition California Eminent Domain Report 10/29/2013  
  Off the Rails: PHMSA Regulation of DOT-111 Tank Cars Infra Insight Blog 10/28/2013  
  National Marine Fisheries Service Delists the Eastern Population of the Steller Sea Lion Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/28/2013  
  California Department of Fish and Wildlife Begins Process of Updating the California Wildlife Action Plan Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/23/2013  
  Public Workshop Scheduled for State Route 88 Corridor Improvement Project California Eminent Domain Report 10/23/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies Endangered Species Act Protection for Ashy Storm-Petrel Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/22/2013  
  California Supreme Court Holds Mitigation Fee Act Applies to Inclusionary Housing California Eminent Domain Report 10/18/2013  
  With the Conclusion of the Shutdown, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Gets Back to Work Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/17/2013  
  California High Speed Rail Authority Issues RFQ for Second Phase Infra Insight Blog 10/17/2013  
  Did You Know…California Raises Minimum Wage Employment Law E-Buzz 10/16/2013  
  Did You Know… A New San Francisco Ordinance Imposes a Duty on Employers to Consider and Respond to Employee Requests for Flexible Work Arrangements Employment Law E-Buzz 10/16/2013  
  Indiana Finance Authority issues the Request for Proposals for the I-69 Section 5 Project Infra Insight Blog 10/16/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List Two Flower Species as Endangered Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/15/2013  
  The Government Shutdown's Impacts on Federal Transportation Agencies Infra Insight Blog 10/14/2013  
  House Passes Healthy Forests Bill that Would Amend ESA with Respect to Forest Reserve Projects Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/11/2013  
  Working Group Holds Congressional Forum on ESA Reform, Despite Absence of Environmental Groups Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/11/2013  
  The Use of a Legal Issues Motion in Eminent Domain Proceedings California Eminent Domain Report 10/11/2013  
  Public Employees’ Facebook “Like” is the Internet Equivalent of a Political Yard Sign Employment Law E-Buzz 10/10/2013  
  California Transportation Commission Allocates $359 Million to Upgrade California's Infrastructure California Eminent Domain Report 10/09/2013  
  ESA Working Group Forum Scheduled for Tomorrow, But Not Without Controversy Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/09/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing the Rufa Red Knot as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/07/2013  
  Governor Brown Signs AB 401: Giving Broader Authority for Regional Transportation Agencies to use Design Build California Eminent Domain Report 10/07/2013  
  Governor Brown Signs AB 401: Giving Broader Authority for Regional Transporation Agencies to use Design Build California Eminent Domain Report 10/07/2013  
  West Covina Contests Caltrans' Condemnation of Westfield Mall Property California Eminent Domain Report 10/06/2013  
  U.S Fish & Wildlife Service Denies Listing of Alaskan Seabird Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/04/2013  
  Governor Brown Vetoes Eminent Domain Bill, But I'm Not Sure Why California Eminent Domain Report 10/04/2013  
  ADOT Executes First P3 Agreement Infra Insight Blog 10/03/2013  
  Caltrans to Finally Sell Those Homes it Purchased 50+ Years Ago for the 710 Freeway California Eminent Domain Report 10/03/2013  
  Supreme Court Taking Another Takings Case California Eminent Domain Report 10/02/2013  
  Coachella Valley Association of Governments Approves Plan to Fund Passenger Rail California Eminent Domain Report 10/01/2013  
  Citing Disagreements Over Climate Change Data, National Marine Fisheries Service Postpones Listing Determination on 68 Coral Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/01/2013  
  Impacts of Government Shutdown on Endangered Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/30/2013  
  When Inverse Condemnation and Eminent Domain Overlap: Owners Beware of Attorney Contingency Fee Arrangements California Eminent Domain Report 09/27/2013  
  Eminent Domain Update at Next Week's IRWA Chapter 57 Lunch Meeting California Eminent Domain Report 09/26/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Three Species in Texas and New Mexico as Threatened or Endangered Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/26/2013  
  Settlement Agreement Reached With U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Consider Listing Nine Species Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/26/2013  
  Condeming Underwater Mortgages: Another Look at the Legality of it California Eminent Domain Report 09/24/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Issues Recovery Plan for Alaskan DPS of Northern Sea Otter Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/22/2013  
  California Rewarded for Keeping Transportation Projects on Track California Eminent Domain Report 09/20/2013  
  NTE Segments 3A & 3B Project Reaches Financial Close Infra Insight Blog 09/19/2013  
  Tolling for the Next Generation Interstate System Infra Insight Blog 09/19/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Lists Neosho Mucket as Endangered and Rabbitsfoot as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/17/2013  
  Shortlist Announced for Caltrans and Metro ARTI Project Infra Insight Blog 09/17/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Hold Hearings on Delisting the Gray Wolf Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/17/2013  
  California Supreme Court Set to Hear First Post-Koontz Takings Case California Eminent Domain Report 09/16/2013  
  Federal Court Halts Lender Underwater Mortgages Lawsuit Against Richmond California Eminent Domain Report 09/13/2013  
  Design-Build Done Right: DBIA Seeks Input on its Industry Wide Best Practices Infra Insight Blog 09/12/2013  
  The City of Richmond Remains Undeterred in its Quest to Condemn Underwater Mortgages California Eminent Domain Report 09/11/2013  
  Court Enjoins "Salvage Harvest" Project in Area Scorched by the Mill Fire Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/11/2013  
  Join Us This Week at the Appraisal Institute's 2013 Conference California Eminent Domain Report 09/10/2013  
  Court of Appeals Holds Claims Against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Failure to Comply with the Endangered Species Act are Moot Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/09/2013  
  The City of Hayward Ready for an Eminent Domain Battle, Among Others... California Eminent Domain Report 09/09/2013  
  D.C. District Court Upholds U.S. Fish & Wildlife's Determination that the Tri-State Population of the Marbled Murrelet Warrants Listing Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/06/2013  
  Interior Extends Public Comment Period on Wolf Delisting Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/06/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes Downlisting the Santa Cruz Cypress Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/05/2013  
  USDOT Announces Fifth Round of TIGER Discretionary Grants Infra Insight Blog 09/05/2013  
  A Cautionary Tale on Alleging Precondemnation Damages Versus a De Facto Taking California Eminent Domain Report 09/04/2013  
  Federal Wildlife Agencies Issue Proposed Rule that Would Codify Practice of Using Surrogates in Incidental Take Statements Endangered Species Law and Policy 09/04/2013  
  Can Zoning a Golf Course Property as Open Space Result in a Taking? California Eminent Domain Report 09/01/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes Listing the Oregon Spotted Frog as a Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/29/2013  
  Mexican Gray Wolves Benefit From Two Recent Settlement Agreements Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/29/2013  
  Federal Wildlife Agencies Issue Final Rule Adopting "Incremental" Approach to Economic Impact Analyses Conducted for Critical Habitat Designations under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/28/2013  
  Oregon Legislature Passes Nation's First VMT Bill Infra Insight Blog 08/27/2013  
  Endangered Species Act Working Group to Hold Field Hearings in Wyoming and Montana Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/27/2013  
  Did You Know…Ninth Circuit Holds No Aggregation of PAGA Penalties to Establish Federal Diversity Jurisdiction Employment Law E-Buzz 08/26/2013  
  When Can You Sue the State Without Naming the State? California Eminent Domain Report 08/26/2013  
  California High-Speed Rail Authority Executes Initial Design-Build Contract for First High-Speed Rail System in the United States Infra Insight Blog 08/22/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Species of Salamanders and Proposes Listing Two Species of Minnows Endemic to Texas Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/22/2013  
  From Coal to Roads: VDOT Uses Coal Synergy Concept to Improve Access in Southwest Virginia Infra Insight Blog 08/15/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Proposes Listing Two Species of Rare Utah Plants Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/15/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing Rare Desert Rose Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/15/2013  
  Butterflies, Plants and Herring - Recent Listing Decisions and Proposed Listings Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/15/2013  
  FTA Offers More Insight on Evaluating New and Small Starts Projects Infra Insight Blog 08/14/2013  
  The Continuing Effort to Define the Line Between Court and Jury Roles in Eminent Domain California Eminent Domain Report 08/14/2013  
  First Raisins, Now Tomatoes? Another Federal Government Takings Challenge California Eminent Domain Report 08/12/2013  
  Congressional Caucus on Public-Private Partnerships Launched Infra Insight Blog 08/09/2013  
  Digital Sign War Heats Up With Lawsuit By Scenic America Challenging FHWA Guidance on Sign Lighting Infra Insight Blog 08/09/2013  
  California Transportation Commission Allocated $487 Million to California Transportation Projects California Eminent Domain Report 08/09/2013  
  Join Us for a California Regulatory Takings Teleconference on August 19 California Eminent Domain Report 08/08/2013  
  Lenders React to Richmond's Plan to Condemn Mortgages by Filing Suit California Eminent Domain Report 08/08/2013  
  Sonoma County Settles Eminent Domain Lawsuit on Eve of Trial California Eminent Domain Report 08/07/2013  
  Critical Habitat Proposed for Rockfish Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/07/2013  
  District Court Holds Claims Under Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act do not Require 60-day Notice of Intent to Sue Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/06/2013  
  National Marine Fisheries Service Proposes Designating 36 Marine Areas as Critical Habitat for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/05/2013  
  FHWA Proposes Fix Avoiding Need for Special Approval to Include Alternative Technical Concepts in Design-Build Procurements Infra Insight Blog 08/02/2013  
  Sometimes a Taking is not a "Taking" California Eminent Domain Report 08/02/2013  
  Congress Continues to Probe the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/01/2013  
  Indiana Finance Authority Shortlists 4 Proposers for its I-69 Section 5 Project Infra Insight Blog 07/31/2013  
  A Roadmap for Assessing the Benefits of P3 Procurement for Highways Infra Insight Blog 07/31/2013  
  Welcome to Las Vegas! Nevada DOT Holds Industry Workshop, Issues RFQ For Project Neon Availability Payment Project Infra Insight Blog 07/30/2013  
  Ninth Circuit Affirms Lower Court Decision Upholding Commercial Fishing Restrictions in Alaska to Protect Endangered Steller Sea Lions Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/30/2013  
  Property Owner Loses Inverse Condemnation/Regulatory Takings Challenge to General Plan Amendment/Zone Change California Eminent Domain Report 07/30/2013  
  City of Agoura Hills Moving Forward with Palo Comado Interchange Project California Eminent Domain Report 07/28/2013  
  ARTBA Recognizes East End Crossing Participants, Bill Reinhardt and P3 Founders at 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner Infra Insight Blog 07/26/2013  
  TRB Releases Report Providing Overview of Performance-Based Specifications Infra Insight Blog 07/26/2013  
  USDOT Issues Temporary Exemption from Buy America for Certain Utility Relocations Infra Insight Blog 07/26/2013  
  Georgia Selects Private Partner to Finalize P3 Contract for Northwest Corridor Project Infra Insight Blog 07/25/2013  
  TIFIA Program Office Releases Updated Program Guidance and Templates Infra Insight Blog 07/25/2013  
  TIFIA Joint Program Office to Move? Infra Insight Blog 07/25/2013  
  Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Holds Oversight Hearing on TIFIA, Nossaman Partner Testifies Infra Insight Blog 07/25/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Plan to Shoot Barred Owls to Protect Northern Spotted Owls Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/24/2013  
  City of Santee Set to Commence Eminent Domain Actions California Eminent Domain Report 07/24/2013  
  Update: Condemnation of Underwater Mortgages Closer to Reality California Eminent Domain Report 07/23/2013  
  Corps of Engineers Issues Guidance Regarding Section 7(a)(2) Consultation Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/23/2013  
  Court Holds Biological Assessment Reviewable, But Denies Temporary Injunctive Relief Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/21/2013  
  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period for Proposed Listing of Gunnison Sage-Grouse Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/18/2013  
  California Eminent Domain Updates California Eminent Domain Report 07/17/2013  
  District Court Holds National Park Service Failed to Consult Under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/11/2013  
  District Court Holds U.S. Forest Service Failed to Consult Under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/11/2013  
  Extra Record Evidence Saves Forest Service From Section 7(d) Violation Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/09/2013  
  Did You Know…U.S. Supreme Court Narrowly Defines “Supervisor” For Purposes of Title VII Employer Liability Employment Law E-Buzz 07/08/2013  
  Did You Know…U.S. Supreme Court Strengthens Class Action Waivers in AmEx Ruling Employment Law E-Buzz 07/08/2013  
  Update Regarding Buy America and Utility Relocations Infra Insight Blog 07/03/2013  
  Riverside County Transportation Commission Closes on Billion Dollar Finance Plan for the SR-91 Project Infra Insight Blog 07/03/2013  
  Plaintiffs Claim Victory in Sharp Park Case Despite Mixed Record of Success Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/03/2013  
  Did You Know… The Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling Opening Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Couples Requires Employers to Update Employee Benefits Policies Employment Law E-Buzz 07/02/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates 2,485 Acres as Critical Habitat for Buena Vista Lake Shrew Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/02/2013  
  Video Interview: Discussing Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District with LXBN TV California Eminent Domain Report 07/01/2013  
  Virginia Releases Draft P3 Pipeline for 2013 for Industry Comment Infra Insight Blog 07/01/2013  
  State and Federal Wildlife Agencies May Disagree About the Status of the Great White Shark Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/01/2013  
  Florida Governor Signs New P3 Bill into Law Infra Insight Blog 06/28/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing the Kentucky Glade Cress Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/27/2013  
  Land Owners Complete a Clean Sweep at the U.S. Supreme Court California Eminent Domain Report 06/25/2013  
  What Happened to Williamson County? California Eminent Domain Report 06/21/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Delisting the Gray Wolf Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/20/2013  
  Global Recognition of US Infrastructure Projects and Transportation Agencies Continues at Partnerships Awards Infra Insight Blog 06/19/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies Petition to Delist Three Antelope Populations Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/18/2013  
  Did You Know…Employee Privacy Rights May Be Trumped By Third Party Requests for Disclosure of Contact Information Employment Law E-Buzz 06/17/2013  
  Ninth Circuit Holds Cumulative Effects Analysis Not Necessary For Informal Consultation Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/16/2013  
  California High-Speed Rail Authority Receives Federal Regulatory Authority to Construct Initial Segment of Passenger Rail System Infra Insight Blog 06/14/2013  
  Latest U.S. Supreme Court Takings Decision Another Partial Win for Property Owners California Eminent Domain Report 06/12/2013  
  Two Upcoming IRWA Events (and a Supreme Court Takings Decision) California Eminent Domain Report 06/11/2013  
  House Subcommittee Approves Bill to Limit Power of Eminent Domain California Eminent Domain Report 06/10/2013  
  Shortlist Announced for FDOT I-4 Ultimate Project Infra Insight Blog 06/06/2013  
  ESA Lawsuit Filed Challenging Operations At The Trinity River Fish Hatchery Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/06/2013  
  House Republicans Scrutinize Endangered Species Act Lawsuits Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/04/2013  
  Caltrans and Metro Issue Request for Qualifications for the Accelerated Regional Transportation Improvements Project Infra Insight Blog 06/03/2013  
  Habitat Conservation Plan Implemented in Tehachapi Uplands Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/03/2013  
  Did You Know…Minimum Wage Hike Passes California Assembly Employment Law E-Buzz 06/03/2013  
  City of Fremont to Hold Hearing on Resolution of Necessity for Potential Eminent Domain California Eminent Domain Report 06/01/2013  
  Did You Know…“Primary Purpose” Is The Appropriate Test To Determine Exemption Status Of An Employee Employment Law E-Buzz 05/31/2013  
  Did You Know…Court of Appeal Applies Brinker To Reverse Denial of Class Certification Employment Law E-Buzz 05/31/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists 38 Hawaiian Species Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/31/2013  
  FHWA's Expanded Application of Buy America to Utility Relocations Causes Consternation, Delays Infra Insight Blog 05/28/2013  
  District Court Awards Fees to ESA Defendant, Ordering Plaintiffs Jointly and Severally Liable Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/24/2013  
  Orange County's Transportation Corridor Agencies Name New CEO Infra Insight Blog 05/23/2013  
  Stanislaus County Moving Forward with Claribel Road Project California Eminent Domain Report 05/23/2013  
  Indiana Finance Authority Issues the Request for Qualifications for the I-69 Section 5 Project Infra Insight Blog 05/23/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Delists Magazine Mountain Shagreen Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/22/2013  
  House Republicans Form Endangered Species Act Working Group Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/21/2013  
  Jobs Want to Go Where the Railroads Are Infra Insight Blog 05/20/2013  
  TxDOT Achieves Commercial Close on the $845 Million I-35E Managed Lanes Project Infra Insight Blog 05/17/2013  
  Temporary Regulatory Takings Do Exist in California! California Eminent Domain Report 05/16/2013  
  Did You Know…EEOC Clarified That “Disability” Within the Meaning of the ADA Now Includes Cancer, Diabetes, Epilepsy, and Intellectual Disabilities Employment Law E-Buzz 05/16/2013  
  Idaho Enacts Law Declaring the State has Primacy over Resident Fish and Wildlife Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/16/2013  
  National Research Council Recommends a Unified Approach to Assessing Risks to Endangered Species from Pesticides Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/15/2013  
  Did You Know…Certain Businesses Are Now Required To Post Human Trafficking Notice Employment Law E-Buzz 05/15/2013  
  Indiana Finance Authority and Indiana Department of Transportation Set Date for I-69 Section 5 Industry Forum Infra Insight Blog 05/14/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Limited Exception to Endangered Species Act Protections for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/13/2013  
  Contract Award for Riverside Extension of SR-91 Express Lanes Infra Insight Blog 05/13/2013  
  CTC Approves Nearly $1 Billion in Funding Local Transportation Projects California Eminent Domain Report 05/09/2013  
  Court Dismisses Suit for Failure to Strictly Comply with 60-Day Notice Requirement Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/06/2013  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Species Act Protections for Sierra Nevada Amphibians Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/06/2013  
  City of Imperial at an Impasse Over Transit Center California Eminent Domain Report 05/06/2013  
  Ninth Circuit Holds Takings Case Must Proceed Through Tribal Court California Eminent Domain Report 05/03/2013  
  New Book Outlines Challenges Southwest Faces Due to Climate Change Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/02/2013  
  U.S. District Court Dismisses ESA Section 7 Claims Brought Against the EPA Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/01/2013  
  Did You Know…Additional Guidance Released by NLRB on Confidentiality and Employee-Related Investigations Employment Law E-Buzz 05/01/2013  
  Ninth Circuit Invalidates Consent Decree: Parties Must Go Back to The Drawing Board Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/30/2013  
  BLM Issues Right-of-Way Application Rule In An Effort To Spark Renewable Energy Development California Eminent Domain Report 04/30/2013  
  Another Failed Regulatory Takings Claim Under Penn Central California Eminent Domain Report 04/25/2013  
  Project Benefits: the "Transit Premium" California Eminent Domain Report 04/25/2013  
  New Round of TIGER Announced Infra Insight Blog 04/24/2013  
  FDOT Receives SOQs for I-4 Ultimate Project Infra Insight Blog 04/22/2013  
  Legislative Amendment to California's Loss of Business Goodwill Statute? California Eminent Domain Report 04/20/2013  
  Disclaiming Eminent Domain Defendants: To Dismiss or not to Dismiss? California Eminent Domain Report 04/19/2013  
  Condemn Now, CEQA-Compliance Later? OK. Maybe.... California Eminent Domain Report 04/19/2013  
  LA Metro to Hold Industry Forum for Sepulveda Pass Corridor Infra Insight Blog 04/18/2013  
  President's Budget Includes Funding For Two LACMTA Projects Infra Insight Blog 04/17/2013  
  National Marine Fisheries Service Proposes a Merger of its West Coast Regions Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/16/2013  
  California High-Speed Rail Authority Announces Apparent Best Value Proposer Infra Insight Blog 04/16/2013  
  "Near Public Transportation" - the New Real Estate Mantra? Infra Insight Blog 04/15/2013  

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