I was at a presentation by the Department of Energy on Wednesday (hosted by the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships) where they reviewed the status of their Home Energy Score program. Like the fuel economy stickers on cars, these systems aim to create easy to understand energy ratings for buildings.
In some parts of Scotland, ‘keep the heid’ refers to staying calm and refraining from upset. Tomorrow the people of Scotland make one of the most monumental decisions their country has ever faced.
As construction attorneys — especially ones who are regularly involved in litigation of construction disputes, we often are seeing the contracts for a project well after they have been signed and the project is well underway, if not completed already.
Sustained population growth in the District of Columbia in recent years has spurred a rapid wave of construction throughout the city as upscale condominium projects appear to spring up almost overnight to meet growing demand for housing.
Two environmental organizations have again taken the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to task for failing in its mandatory duty to determine whether greenhouse gases from aircraft engines cause or contribute to air pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare (“Endangerment Finding”), and, if so, to propose and adopt standards to limit those emissions. See Clean Air Act (“CAA”), 42 U.S.C. § 7571(a)(2)(A) (also referred to as “Section 231”).