Environmental and Land Use Law

Updates on Environmental and Land Use Law in New England and the US from Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Archive for September, 2013

Posted In: DEP

Table Scraps Get an Upgrade: Massachusetts Proposes to Ban Throwing Away Commercial Food

The Patrick Administration has proposed banning the disposal of food waste by large institutions.  The ban would start in July 2014.  The state also proposes $4m in grants and low-interest loans to…

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Posted In: Insurance

Everybody Complains About the Weather, but Whose Fault Is It?

Earlier this week I attended a Boston Bar Association presentation on climate change and insurance.  The speaker was Lindene Patton, Chief Climate Product Officer at Zurich Insurance Group.  It should…

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Posted In: Solar Energy

Massachusetts DOER Floats Simpler Concepts for New Solar Incentive Program

In response to criticism that its proposed restructure of the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) Solar Carve-Out program was too complicated, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has unveiled…

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