Tag: policy

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Court Reinstates Feds’ ‘Social Cost of Carbon’ Calculation

March 22, 2022

Via: ENR

The U.S. government’s ability to weigh the social cost of greenhouse gas emissions in federal rulemaking—and with it the potential resumption of delayed leasing for oil and gas drilling on public lands—has been restored, following the U.S. Court of Appeals […]

Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

States pick up the slack in efficiency policy as federal government lags

January 6, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

Despite little action on energy efficiency at the federal level, many states forged ahead with significant policy initiatives in 2019. Among these: Washington, Colorado, and Hawaii adopted expanded energy and water efficiency standards, including for faucets, commercial kitchen equipment, and […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Pittsburgh creates construction fraud task force

January 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

According to the resolution, construction is the fastest-growing industry in Pittsburgh. It states that fraud-related violations of city ordinances not only threaten the health and safety of residents and workers but “threaten the viability” of businesses that operate legitimately. The […]