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  Did Koontz Stop Illegal Development Exactions in California? California Eminent Domain Report 08/25/2014  
  The Texas Department of Transportation and Abrams-Kiewit Joint Venture Reach Agreement on the Loop 375 Border Highway West Extension Project Infra Insight Blog 08/22/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines to List Missouri River Trout Population Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/22/2014  
  Court Allows ESA Claims Involving Oversight of Pesticides to Move Forward Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/20/2014  
  City May Be Liable for Damage to Home Caused by Falling Tree in Inverse Condemnation and Nuisance California Eminent Domain Report 08/18/2014  
  California Legislature Moves One Step Closer to Authorizing Eminent Domain for Martins Beach California Eminent Domain Report 08/16/2014  
  Unincorporated Associations Can Protect Unregistered Trademarks Under The Lanham Act Litigation Advocates 08/15/2014  
  California District Court Dismisses ESA Section 7 Case for Failure to Allege that Agency Action Took Place on the "High Seas" Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/15/2014  
  The Inevitable Cyber Break In: Are You Protected? Litigation Advocates 08/13/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Proposal to List North American Wolverine as Threatened Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/12/2014  
  Policyholder Takes the Insurer’s Bait and Loses Coverage Litigation Advocates 08/11/2014  
  Keeping its Options Open: Lodi Passes Resolution of Necessity as Negotiations Continue California Eminent Domain Report 08/08/2014  
  Recent Ninth Circuit ESA Decision May Be Headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/08/2014  
  OCTA 91 Express Lanes Bonds Get 2 A's from S&P Infra Insight Blog 08/07/2014  
  Forest Service Agrees to Initiate Consultation regarding Fuels Reduction Project at Upper Echo Lake south of Lake Tahoe and Halt Activity Pending Consultation Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/07/2014  
  Secretary Foxx Holds Virtual National Town Hall, Addresses Transportation Policy Infra Insight Blog 08/06/2014  
  Port of Miami Tunnel Open for Traffic Infra Insight Blog 08/05/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Texas Minnows, Acknowledges Impacts to Water Management Likely Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/05/2014  
  Tech Companies, the Congo and Dodd-Frank Litigation Advocates 08/04/2014  
  Six Teams Submit SOQs for UC Merced 2020 P3 Project Infra Insight Blog 08/01/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Rule Protecting Three Flowers Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/01/2014  
  Warning: A Builder Who Rejects Assigned Counsel May Jeopardize Insurance Coverage Litigation Advocates 08/01/2014  
  Congress Rallies for Short-Term Highway Trust Fund Patch Infra Insight Blog 08/01/2014  
  EPA Won't Require Formal Rulemaking for WIFIA Program Infra Insight Blog 07/31/2014  
  Relocation Benefits and Eminent Domain: How do they Fit Together? California Eminent Domain Report 07/31/2014  
  National Conference for Public-Private Partnerships Concludes P3 Connect Summit Infra Insight Blog 07/31/2014  
  House Passes ESA Reform Package Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/30/2014  
  Arizona DOT Announces Procurement Decision for South Mountain Freeway Project Infra Insight Blog 07/30/2014  
  The Maryland "Purple Line" Transit Project Releases its Final Request for Proposals Infra Insight Blog 07/29/2014  
  Court Provides Guidelines on Valuing Natural Resources in Eminent Domain Proceedings California Eminent Domain Report 07/28/2014  
  How Untimely Service Can Be Deadly To Your Takings Claim California Eminent Domain Report 07/25/2014  
  Indiana I-69 Section 5 Availability Payment Project Closes Financing Infra Insight Blog 07/24/2014  
  EPA Not Required to Consult on Air Quality Regulation Regarding Four Corners Power Plant Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/24/2014  
  Secretary Foxx and PHMSA Release Much-Anticipated Proposed Rule On Crude By Rail Tank Car Standards Infra Insight Blog 07/23/2014  
  Important Insurance Coverage Cases On the Horizon Litigation Advocates 07/23/2014  
  California Insurance Coverage Cases Raising Key Issues On The Horizon Litigation Advocates 07/23/2014  
  Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Review D.C. Circuit Decision Hampering Amtrak's On-Time Performance Infra Insight Blog 07/22/2014  
  NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonids Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/22/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Credit Program for At-Risk Species Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/22/2014  
  Federal Circuit Makes ITC Comply With Its Own Rules Litigation Advocates 07/22/2014  
  Speculation Mounts Over Impending Crude By Rail Rule Infra Insight Blog 07/21/2014  
  Motions in Limine May be Used in Eminent Domain Proceedings to Determine Party's Interest in Property California Eminent Domain Report 07/19/2014  
  Time Limit to Transfer Base Year Property Tax Value Expanded for Eminent Domain Takings California Eminent Domain Report 07/19/2014  
  Missoula, MT and Apple Valley, CA Team Up for Water Fight California Eminent Domain Report 07/18/2014  
  President Unveils Build America Investment Initiative Today Infra Insight Blog 07/17/2014  
  Fremont Latest California City Seeking to Reinvent its Downtown California Eminent Domain Report 07/17/2014  
  Did You Know…California Supreme Court Holds That a Challenge to Independent Contractor Status Is Class Certifiable Employment Law E-Buzz 07/16/2014  
  ESA Section 9 Case Dismissed Because of Allegations re Take Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/16/2014  
  District Court Denies Motion to Enjoin Delta Water Transfers Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/14/2014  
  Two Final Rules Designate One of Largest Critical Habitat Areas in History Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/11/2014  
  When Can a CGL Policy Do a Disappearing Act? Litigation Advocates 07/10/2014  
  Optimistic that the Willits Bypass will move forward, Caltrans seeks input on its "child projects" California Eminent Domain Report 07/10/2014  
  Senate Intelligence Committee Approves Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill Litigation Advocates 07/09/2014  
  UPDATE: Supreme Court Denies Certiorari For Challenge to Regulation of Speech on Public Broadcast Stations Litigation Advocates 07/09/2014  
  Amtrak and Maryland DOT Plan for Improvements to the Vital Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel Moves to the Public Input Stage Infra Insight Blog 07/08/2014  
  Trademark License Not Subject To Rejection In Bankruptcy In Certain Circumstances Litigation Advocates 07/08/2014  
  Supreme Court To Decide Preclusive Effect of TTAB Decisions on Subsequent Court Actions Litigation Advocates 07/08/2014  
  Oxnard Union High School District to Acquire Nearby Church Property California Eminent Domain Report 07/08/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Requests Withdrawal of Proposed Rule to List the Wolverine as Threatened Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/07/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Downgrades Wood Stork From Endangered to Threatened Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/03/2014  
  Policyholders Fight to Preserve Precedent But Court Limits Coverage For Implied Disparagement Litigation Advocates 07/02/2014  
  When Can Insurance Companies Sue Their Coverage Lawyers? Litigation Advocates 07/02/2014  
  How Strong Is Your D&O Safety Net? Litigation Advocates 07/02/2014  
  Time to Reconsider the Assignability of Certain Claims Litigation Advocates 07/02/2014  
  Justices Mulling Whom Insurers Can Sue for Reimbursement Litigation Advocates 07/02/2014  
  Fifth Circuit Rejects Strict Liability Standard and Reverses Trial Court Decision Imposing Endangered Species Act Section 9 Liability on State Officials for Whooping Crane Deaths Endangered Species Law and Policy 07/01/2014  
  CTC Meeting Brings Good News for Transportation Projects Around the State California Eminent Domain Report 06/30/2014  
  Did You Know…California Supreme Court Holds Undocumented Workers Are Not Barred From All Relief Employment Law E-Buzz 06/30/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Considers Listing the Humboldt Marten Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/27/2014  
  USFWS and NMFS Issue Joint Policy Interpreting ESA Listing Criteria Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/27/2014  
  Supreme Court Rules That Police May Not Search Cell Phones Without A Warrant Litigation Advocates 06/27/2014  
  Property Reserve on Hold: Supreme Court to Review Eminent Domain Right of Entry Statutes California Eminent Domain Report 06/26/2014  
  Supreme Court To Consider Cert. For FCC Regulation Speech On Public Broadcasting Stations Litigation Advocates 06/25/2014  
  Privilege Issues Are Important in Homeowner Association Construction Defect Litigation Litigation Advocates 06/25/2014  
  ABC v. Aereo: Copyright Infringement By Intercepting and Rebroadcasting Copyrighted Programming Litigation Advocates 06/25/2014  
  The Proposed Email Privacy Act Crosses a Critical Threshold Litigation Advocates 06/25/2014  
  Dissecting the Supreme Court’s Halliburton Decision and Its Anticipated Effects on Securities Class Actions Litigation Advocates 06/24/2014  
  D.C. District Court Holds Pre-Violation Notice Ineffective Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/24/2014  
  Contamination, Underwater Mortgages, and the IRWA Annual Education Conference California Eminent Domain Report 06/24/2014  
  Taking Stock of the California Attorney General’s Guide to Privacy Practices Litigation Advocates 06/24/2014  
  Did You Know…California Supreme Court Approves Class-Action Waivers, But Disapproves PAGA Representative Claim Waivers Employment Law E-Buzz 06/24/2014  
  Hello from Connecticut: 9 Year Anniversary of Kelo Decision California Eminent Domain Report 06/24/2014  
  Ideas Can Be Subject to Trade Secret Protection Litigation Advocates 06/23/2014  
  Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act: No Preclusion of Lanham Act Claim For False Advertising Litigation Advocates 06/23/2014  
  Abstract Ideas Are Not Patentable Simply Because of Generic Computer Implementation Litigation Advocates 06/23/2014  
  Did You Know…Compelled Public Employee Testimony May Be Protected By the First Amendment Employment Law E-Buzz 06/23/2014  
  Railway Age Crude By Rail Conference Profiles Key Players, Key Issues in Crude By Rail Debate Infra Insight Blog 06/23/2014  
  Update from the American Public Transportation Association 2014 Rail Conference Infra Insight Blog 06/20/2014  
  Senate to Consider New Draft of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill Litigation Advocates 06/19/2014  
  Conservation Groups Continue to File ESA Lawsuits Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/19/2014  
  Policyholders Must Be Vigilant for Construction Defect Exclusions, Including For Impaired Property to Combat Insurance Companies’ Drastic Measures (and Big Money) Litigation Advocates 06/17/2014  
  Study Finds San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center is Prime Candidate for P3 Delivery Method Infra Insight Blog 06/17/2014  
  California Supreme Court Issues Favorable Decision for Employers in Duran v. U.S. Bank Employment Law E-Buzz 06/16/2014  
  State Governors Urge the Federal Government to Defer to State Conservation Efforts When Deciding Whether to List a Species Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/16/2014  
  Nossaman Develops Model Social Infrastructure P3 Bill Infra Insight Blog 06/13/2014  
  City of San Clemente Shoreline Project On the Horizon California Eminent Domain Report 06/13/2014  
  City of Adelanto Halts Eminent Domain Efforts After Adopting Resolution of Necessity California Eminent Domain Report 06/12/2014  
  Petition to Delist California Gnatcatcher Filed Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/12/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists the New Mexico Jumping Mouse as Endangered Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/12/2014  
  Nossaman Partner Provides Expertise to NCHRP's Second Volume Addressing Management of NEPA-Related Risks in Project Delivery Infra Insight Blog 06/10/2014  
  California Legislators Propose Two Bills on Crude by Rail Infra Insight Blog 06/10/2014  
  TRB Hosts 5th Annual International Finance Conference Infra Insight Blog 06/09/2014  
  Congress Advances Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Infra Insight Blog 06/09/2014  
  California Fish and Game Commission Votes to List the Gray Wolf as Endangered Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/09/2014  
  East End Crossing Wins Grand Prize at International P3 Awards Ceremony Infra Insight Blog 06/09/2014  
  DOT Makes Changes To TIGER VI Application Review Process Infra Insight Blog 06/06/2014  
  Amtrak, Norfolk Southern, Federal Railroad Administration and Indiana DOT Celebrate Commencement of Construction on the Indiana Gateway Project Infra Insight Blog 06/03/2014  
  Rose That Calls California and Nevada Home Listed as Threatened Endangered Species Law and Policy 06/03/2014  
  If Exposed to Cyber-Attacks, Cyberinsurance May Cover Losses Litigation Advocates 06/03/2014  
  Going Green May Cost You Some Green: What Happens When Green Goes Brown? Litigation Advocates 06/03/2014  
  Indefinite Patents and Inducing Patent Infringement – The Supreme Court Speaks Litigation Advocates 06/02/2014  
  Industry Group Study Says Bakken Crude Poses No Different Risks Than Other Crude Shipped By Rail Infra Insight Blog 05/29/2014  
  Congress Passes WIFIA Pilot Program Infra Insight Blog 05/23/2014  
  Amici Curiae Support En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit Delta Smelt Decision Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/23/2014  
  FRA Reminds Potential Applicants that Buy America Applies to RRIF Infra Insight Blog 05/21/2014  
  FRA Reminds Potential Applicants that Buy America Applies to RIFF Infra Insight Blog 05/21/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ordered to Complete Recovery Plan for Canada Lynx Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/20/2014  
  North Carolina District Court Enjoins Coyote Hunting in Five North Carolina Counties Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/19/2014  
  Virginia Governor McAuliffe Announces State Rail Safety Task Force on Hazardous Material Transport Infra Insight Blog 05/16/2014  
  Two Plant Species May Find Protection Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/16/2014  
  Senate EPW Committee Unveils Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill Infra Insight Blog 05/13/2014  
  Proposed Critical Habitat Rules Expand Reach of Critical Habitat Protections Under the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/13/2014  
  The Grapes of Wrath Part II - A Return to Horne California Eminent Domain Report 05/12/2014  
  Amtrak CEO Boardman Warns Hudson Rail Tunnels Have 20 Years Max Of Remaining Service Infra Insight Blog 05/09/2014  
  House Approves Bill Requiring the Executive Branch to Report Fees Awarded To Prevailing Parties Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/07/2014  
  California District Court Finds Biological Assessments Inconsistent and Enjoins Caltrans' Project Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/06/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines to Reclassify California Plant Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/02/2014  
  House Natural Resources Committee Sends Four ESA Reform Bills to the House Floor Endangered Species Law and Policy 05/01/2014  
  President Obama Delivers Transportation Authorization "GROW AMERICA" Act to Congress Infra Insight Blog 04/30/2014  
  Congressional P3 Caucus Reconvenes to Consider P3 Solutions for Department of Defense Infrastructure Infra Insight Blog 04/29/2014  
  Obama Administration Introduces Significant Changes to Federal Tolling Law Infra Insight Blog 04/29/2014  
  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Three California Amphibians Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/29/2014  
  House Natural Resources Committee to Hold Full Committee Markup on ESA Reform Bills Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/28/2014  
  Nossaman Posts Draft Model P3 Legislation for Public Buildings and Invites Comments Infra Insight Blog 04/28/2014  
  FDOT Announces Apparent Best Value Proposer for I-4 Managed Lanes Project Infra Insight Blog 04/23/2014  
  Calling on The "God Squad" Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/23/2014  
  Congressional Panel Explores International Experience with Public-Private Partnerships Infra Insight Blog 04/18/2014  
  En Banc Ninth Circuit Holds ESA Consultation Requirement Applies to Renewal of Long-Term Water Contracts Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/18/2014  
  The Regents of the University of California Issues RFQ for UC Merced 2020 Project Infra Insight Blog 04/17/2014  
  California Fish and Game Commission Delays Listing Decision for Gray Wolf Endangered Species Law and Policy 04/17/2014  
  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  
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  California Department of Fish and Wildlife Begins Process of Updating the California Wildlife Action Plan Endangered Species Law and Policy 10/23/2013  
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  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  
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  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  
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  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  
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  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  
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  Mexican Gray Wolves Benefit From Two Recent Settlement Agreements Endangered Species Law and Policy 08/29/2013  
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