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By Thomas Hoffmann, Darin Lowder
In March, 2007, the Sierra Club and Kansas City Power & Light finalized a settlement allowing for the construction of an 850 MW coal plant. In exchange, KCP&L will add 400 MW of wind energy and reduce CO2 emissions 20% by 2020.
By Wendi Kotzen, Phillip Korb
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue adopted revisions to the Pennsylvania realty transfer tax regulations that drastically alter the taxability of certain real estate transactions.
On June 12, 2006, in one of the first federal court decisions ever to address the issue of "recapturing" copyright ownership, U.S. District Judge Richard Owen of New York’s Southern District awarded John Steinbeck’s two surviving blood heirs the right to terminate agreements under which the deceased novelist granted the copyrights in ten of his early works to the predecessor of counterclaim plaintiff the Penguin Group.