DAWDA MANN’S ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PRACTICE INCLUDES:

Major Changes to Michigan’s Permitting Appeal Process—Part 1

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By Brian Considine. On June 28 2018, Governor Snyder signed the Public Act 268 of 2018, which created a new Environmental Permit Review Commission and Environmental Review Panel. Background Prior to the Act, Michigan’s Administrative [...]

The Post Scalia Court and Environmental Law

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Finding a replacement for recently deceased U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia has entered the political sphere. The Senate Republican leadership is hoping to delay a nomination while President Obama has put forth a replacement [...]

Global Concerns, Local Impact: Automobile Issues in London, Delhi and Beijing

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Beijing air pollution Pollution and congestion in Delhi, London and Beijing may have an impact on worldwide automobile demand and therefore production right here in Detroit. London has been limiting congestion in its [...]

Dawda Mann attorney, Brian Considine, accepts OCBA Committee of the Year Award on behalf of Energy, Sustainability and Environmental Law Committee.

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Pictured from left to right: Phil Grashoff, Kyle Jones, Brian Considine, Nick Maloof, Sue Sadler and Mark Hester (fellow committee members). Photo courtesy of the Oakland County Bar Association, taken by Kristen Dimich. [...]

Is Relief on the Way for the FAA’s Outdated Drone Rules?

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The word "drone" usually conjures up images of large unmanned planes hammering terrorists in their redoubts in Afghanistan. However, most drones are much smaller (and more benign) than that; in fact many are lighter than [...]

Microbeads and the Great Lakes: new Illinois legislation

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The latest substance to be banned due to environmental concerns: microbeads. These tiny pieces of plastic are used in multiple personal cleaning and exfoliant products and often as embellishments in nail polish. They are most [...]