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Alaska And Forest Service Begin Work On Roadless Rule
On Thursday, August 2, 2018 the U.S. Forest Service announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Alaska to develop a state-specific roadless rule in Alaska
United States
4 Sep 2018
IRS Issues Beginning Of Construction Guidance For Solar
On June 22, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued Notice 2018-59, which provides long-awaited guidance ...
United States
4 Jul 2018
Federal Agencies Agree To Speed Project Permitting
The U.S. DOT and 10 other federal agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on April 9, 2018, which became effective on April 10, 2018
United States
13 Apr 2018
President Trump's Steel And Aluminum Tariffs And Their Effect On Fixed-price Construction Contracts
On March 8, 2018, President Donald Trump ordered new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
United States
23 Mar 2018
White House Releases Outline For Legislative Infrastructure Plan
On February 12, 2018, the White House issued its proposed framework for an infrastructure bill to Congress. Notably, the White House's infrastructure plan proposes ...
United States
21 Feb 2018
Trump Administration Reveals Long-Awaited Infrastructure Plan
On Monday February 12, President Trump unveiled his long-awaited infrastructure plan.
United States
21 Feb 2018
How Zoning Laws Limit Redevelopment Of Existing Sites And Buildings
Office building owners have watched rents spike and values grow over the last six years
United States
9 Feb 2018
FERC Affirms Denial Of Blanket Construction Certificate For Rover Pipeline
On November 30, 2017, FERC upheld its denial of Rover Pipeline, LLC's ("Rover") request for a blanket construction certificate—which would have allowed Rover to perform certain routine ...
United States
8 Dec 2017
Considerations On Dual-Shops Following 'Navillus'
On September 20, 2017, a group of construction union trusts that operate in the New York City metropolitan area successfully obtained a $76 million award from a midtown construction firm...
United States
11 Oct 2017
Stakeholder Meetings Scheduled For Revised Waters Of The U.S. Rule
This definition is critical to the determination of whether wetlands or water discharge permits are required for construction projects or operations across all industries.
United States
4 Sep 2017
Federal District Court Dismisses Suit Accusing FERC Of Pro-Industry Bias
On March 22, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a complaint by the "DRN" alleging that its members had been deprived of constitutional due process because FERC is unable...
United States
5 Apr 2017
Bipartisan Governors Push Trump To Support Renewables In Infrastructure Planning
On February 13, 2017, a bipartisan coalition of 20 US governors published a letter imploring President Donald Trump to support the renewables industry.
United States
1 Mar 2017
IRS Broadens Prior "Beginning Of Construction" Guidance
Last week the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2017-04, which updates its prior guidance concerning the beginning of construction deadline for the PTC and ITC...
United States
3 Jan 2017
D.C. Circuit Affirms FERC Order Finding That Mobile-Sierra Does Not Prevent Order No. 1000's Elimination Of Rights Of First Refusal
In this context, a right of first refusal is a provision that allows utilities to construct new transmission facilities in their service territories, even if a third party first proposes to undertake such construction.
United States
20 Jul 2016
CFPB Releases TRID Guidance For Construction Loans
The CFPB released a resource intended to help lenders understand and implement the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures ("TRID") when extending construction loans.
United States
3 Feb 2016
Trading CERCLA For Spearin In El Dorado County: Shifting The Risk Of Unknown Site Pollution To The Government In CERCLA Consent Decrees
Atlanta associate Brian Mink had his article – "Trading CERCLA for Spearin in El Dorado County: Shifting the Risk of Unknown Site Pollution to the Government in CERCLA Consent Decrees" – published by the American Bar Association in its Fall 2015 Construction Lawyer magazine.
United States
12 Nov 2015
HVCRE Exception Stands To Affect Real Estate Construction Loans
High Volatility Commercial Real Estate ("HVCRE") exposure has recently become an area of increasing interest for commercial real estate lenders.
United States
4 Sep 2015
FERC Issues NOPR Proposing Change To Start Date For Hydropower Project Annual Charges
Currently FERC commences assessment of the annual charges on the date that project construction starts.
United States
18 May 2015
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