Environment alert: changes to Forest Service administrative appeal process finalised
On 27 March 2013, the US Forest Service finalised new regulations to change the administrative appeal process for most activities on National Forest System lands to a pre-decisional ‘objection’ process very similar to the one currently used for activities taken pursuant to the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003. In 2012, Congress directed the Forest Service to revise the administrative appeals process by amending the Forest Service Decisionmaking and Appeals Reform Act of 1992.
These new regulations will govern the administrative review of most major site specific Forest Service decisions: any decisions about projects and activities implementing land and resource management plans requiring an Environmental Assessment (EA) or Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Hogan Lovells briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
News from Hogan Lovells
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Hogan Lovells
The new Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622), which came into effect on 3 March 2014, is a substantial rewrite of Hong Kong companies law.
Employment News — 14 April 2014: the final straw — employer entitled to take strict view in light of previous warnings
Before his dismissal, the claimant in Disotto Food Ltd v Carlos Santos for misconduct he had been given three warnings about his conduct.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump
When a firm shouts loudly about a landmark merger, as SJ Berwin did when it joined forces with King & Wood Mallesons, departures are always likely to come under the spotlight.