By Patrick D. Joyce and Craig B. Simonsen

This week at the U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York City, President Barack Obama, joined by leaders from more than 120 countries from around the globe, announced his Executive Order on Climate-Resilient International Development. 79 Fed. Reg. 58231 (September 26, 2014).

The Executive Order directs all federal agencies to factor climate
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By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

The President just signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, H.R.3547, which will provide funding for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the 2014 fiscal year.

We previously blogged about OSHA’s 2014 Budget Justification, that included implementation of its new “weighted inspection system” to target the most serious
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Seyfarth Shaw’s Rob Winner, Corporate Partner in the Chicago Office and Chair of the firm’s Energy and Clean Technologies Specialty Team, will serve as a judge in the Clean Energy Challenge to be held in Chicago on April 4th.  

The Clean Energy Challenge is a two-level competition that allows clean energy entrepreneurs with companies in different points of

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