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Coast Guard Issues Policy On Keel Laying Date
The U.S. Coast Guard has published new guidance setting forth its interpretation of when a vessel's keel is considered laid and building progression standards to determine what may be accepted in establishing the build date for a vessel.
United States
25 Sep 2019
New Jersey's Appellate Division Holds State May Be Liable For Cleanup Costs Under New Jersey's Spill Act
Significantly, the state did not prohibit Sea-Land's use of the lead-bearing slag material to construct the seawall. Nor did the state take any action to remove the slag material once the seawall was constructed.
United States
6 Oct 2015
Warranty/Guaranty Provisions In Construction Contracts
The most confusion I have seen in the discussion of construction topics concerns the concepts of "warranty" and "guaranty."
United States
3 Aug 2015
NJ Townships Possess Broad Zoning Powers To Preserve Environmentally Sensitive Land
The plaintiffs, the Griepenburgs, have owned 34 acres of land in the Township since 1985. See id. at 1086-87. Their home is on a two-acre lot, while the balance of their 32 acres consists of undeveloped woodlands.
United States
21 Apr 2015
What's Your Priority? An Open-Ended Examination Of Pennsylvania's Mechanics' Lien Law
On July 9, 2014, then Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett approved an amendment to Pennsylvania's Mechanics' Lien Law of 1963 (the "Lien Law") by signing into law Senate Bill 145
United States
21 Apr 2015
Mid-Construction Refinancing: Opportunity Or Plunge Into The Void?
Construction loans typically do not get refinanced before a project is completed.
United States
2 Jan 2015
Revisions To Permit Extension Act Extends Life Of Deveopment Permits To 2016
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has recently approved an important amendment to the Permit Extension Act of 2010 that will extend the life of development related permits and approvals for an additional three years.
United States
25 Jul 2012
Can A Usury Savings Clause Save The Lender?
Usury savings clauses are commonly found in loan agreements.
United States
23 Aug 2011
Shale Development In New York State: Will It Really Happen
On January 20, 2011 New York State Governor Cuomo continued Executive Order No. 41 which required the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to publish a Revised Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS) on or about June 1, 2011 and to accept public comments for at least 30 days.
United States
19 Jul 2011
Renewable Energy Update: Recent Treasury Guidance on the "Beginning of Construction" for the Section 1603 Cash Grant Program
On June 25, 2010, the U.S. Treasury Department released additional guidance in the form of 25 frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) with respect to the "beginning of construction" requirement for renewable energy projects that may be eligible for a cash grant in lieu of an investment tax credit under section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
United States
21 Jul 2010
Real Estate Update, October 2009 - Solar Rooftop Generation, Chinese Go Bargain Shopping for U.S. Real Estate, Negotiating With Commercial Lenders In Turbulent Economic Times, Final Regulations And New Guidance Regarding Loan Modifications For REMICs
The electricity industry’s movement toward renewable energy development presents a unique opportunity for owners and developers of large-scale real property (e.g., warehouses and distribution centers).
United States
14 Oct 2009
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