As we approach zoning’s centennial in 2016, the Land Use Law Center at Pace Law School is examining what is durable and what is deficient in land use regulation today. As times change, zoning must renew itself by adjusting to changing conditions. Among the many challenges it faces at the dawn of its second century, […]
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Using Zoning to Protect the Environment: An excerpt from Protecting the Environment through Land Use Law: Standing Ground
Posted in Uncategorized on Nov 3rd, 2014
Municipalities across the nation are incorporating natural resource preservation principles into their zoning ordinances. They are not doing so uniformly, but their collective progress is impressive. Some local legislatures describe the protection of the natural environment as a specific purpose of zoning. Localities may protect open space in zoning districts by adjusting applicable density, lot […]
Green Gets Gold at Nature’s Olympics: A Report on the IUCN World Conservation Congress by Dean Emeritus Richard Ottinger
Posted in Uncategorized on Sep 27th, 2012
Report on the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Jeju South Korea 9/4-15/2012, and Pace & CEL Contributions IUCN Description of the World Conservation Congress Green gets gold at Nature’s Olympics 15 September 2012 | IUCN statement Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 15 September 2012 (IUCN) – As economic difficulties continue to dominate international debate, IUCN’s World […]