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Anti-Regulation Insanity

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Let’s take a minute to remember the reason we have government regulation in the first place

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GHG, SHG, SEC Regulations – Facilities Regs and Reporting Changes Coming Soon

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New GSG, SHG, SEC Facilities Regulations and Reporting Requirements on the near-term horizon. “LEED certification” is not sufficient to meet GHG requirements or other regulations (current and pending). Why LEAN Construction Matters ghg ghg regulations shg shg regulations

Sustainable Construction: What You Need to Know About UK Building Regulations’ Part L

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Technology is Helping UK Contractors Meet Environmental Denands and Regulatory Compliance. Construction Best Practices

French Environmental Regulations Value Natural Materials

Natural Building

The new French environmental regulations position natural materials as a priority for a sustainable future in construction, in both housing and public buildings.

Regulations on hydrofluorocarbons reduce roof insulation options

BD+C

states enacted new regulations eliminating the use of blowing agents containing hydrofluorocarbons with high global warming potential. The regulations apply to extruded polystyrene insulation and other closed-cell foam insulations that use HFC blowing agents.

State Not County has Authority to Regulate Solar Farms

Green Building Law Update

At a time when solar panels are de riguere a recent decision by a Maryland appellate court limiting the authority of local governments to regulate the location and specifics of construction of a solar farm has broad implications far beyond this case. 1022, September Term 2016 “that the PSC preempts, by implication, local zoning regulation” and it affirmed the circuit court.

SEC Chair Tweets about Upcoming ESG Regulation

Greenbuilding Law

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler Tweeted about the future of ESG regulation. EPA that the executive agency exceeded its authority granted in 1970, when it was created, by now regulating greenhouse gases a pollutants).

High Court EPA Ruling Has Wider Ramifications for Regulations' Reach

Pro Builder

High Court EPA Ruling Has Wider Ramifications for Regulations' Reach. Environmental Protection Agency could significantly affect federal agencies’ ability to expand regulations beyond the authority granted by Congress. Regulations.

Florida Suspends Some Roofing Repair Regulations

Construction Equipment

To aid in the clean up after Hurricane Irma, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation issued an emergency order that suspends certain roofing regulations for 37 counties listed in FEMA's Disaster Declaration dated September 13, 2017

What Contractors Need to Know About Employment Equality and Diversity Regulations in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A special look into the issue of DEI in construction and the compliance measures companies should be adhering to. Construction Best Practices

Inside the Rules, Regulations & Recertification Requirements Regarding GVWR & GAWR

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Inside the Rules, Regulations & Recertification Requirements Regarding GVWR & GAWR. Alex Headley. Mon, 10/11/2021 - 07:35.

Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation?

FDR Safety

The post Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation? In recent months, we at FDRsafety have been surprised at the number of cases involving injuries resulting from falling objects. While accidents are an unfortunate reality in industry, some involved trained workers being in the line of fire.

Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation?

FDR Safety

The post Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation? In recent months, we at FDRsafety have been surprised at the number of cases involving injuries resulting from falling objects. While accidents are an unfortunate reality in industry, some involved trained workers being in the line of fire.

Financial regulator on trail of Carillion

Construction Law

It could have been worse, as KPMG was given a ‘discount’ of some £6 Million for cooperating with the regulator’s inquiry.

Gleaning the Direction of ESG Regulation

Greenbuilding Law

There is uncertainty in this bleeding edge subject and with new statutes, codes and regulations on the cusp of enactment at the federal level, by states, as well as internationally, we track much of that for our clients.

FMCSA Delays New Trucking Regulations

Construction Equipment

Former Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator Annette Sandberg said that a number of proposed trucking regulations will be delayed, but published before the end of the current presidential term, reports Fleet Owner.

Seattle to Improve Tower Crane Disassembly Regulations

Construction Equipment

Seattle lawmakers are pushing for more regulations and bigger fines around the disassembly of tower cranes after a fatal crane collapse last April that was deemed “avoidable,” the Seattle Times reports.

New Federal Floodplain Regulations Rewrite 100 Year Floodplain

Green Building Law Update

In the name of resilience, reliability and green this proposed regulation will result in significant additional first costs for affected building. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is proposing to rewrite the longstanding 100 year floodplain standard for federally funded projects such that most building would now have to be 2 feet freeboard.

IIJA Year One: Funds Flow but Regulations Face Criticism

ENR Construction

Industry praises formula funding pace, critiques Buy America, project review implementation

Government Regulations Account For Over 40% Of Multifamily Development Costs

Pro Builder

Government Regulations Account For Over 40% Of Multifamily Development Costs. Multifamily developers attribute elevated prices for new projects to costly new regulations imposed by all levels of government. But, when regulation constitutes an average of 40.6 Regulations.

Top Fines & OSHA Regulations

Safety Services Company

Fines & OSHA Regulations. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of Fines vs. OSHA Regulations. OSHA regulations require all companies to develop a written Hazard Communication Program and train their workers on the aspects the program covers. OSHA regulations require that you receive training in the safe methods of doing your job. Fulfills OSHA regulations.

EPA Issues Significant Revisions to Underground Storage Tank Regulation

Green Building Law Update

EPA has issued significant revisions to the existing 1988 underground storage tank regulation that will impact most, if not all, businesses with USTs. EPA regulates over 571,000 USTs, down from a high of 2.1 The federal UST regulation applies to USTs storing petroleum and certain hazardous substances (i.e., In these states, the state’s UST regulation is followed in lieu of the federal regulation and states have 3 years to come into compliance with this new federal edict.

EPA Issues Significant Revisions to Underground Storage Tank Regulation

Green Building Law Update

EPA has issued significant revisions to the existing 1988 underground storage tank regulation that will impact most, if not all, businesses with USTs. EPA regulates over 571,000 USTs, down from a high of 2.1 The federal UST regulation applies to USTs storing petroleum and certain hazardous substances (i.e., This 2015 regulation changes certain portions of the 1988 UST technical regulation published in 40 CFR part 280.

EPA Issues Significant Revisions to Underground Storage Tank Regulation

Green Building Law Update

EPA has issued significant revisions to the existing 1988 underground storage tank regulation that will impact most, if not all, businesses with USTs. EPA regulates over 571,000 USTs, down from a high of 2.1 The federal UST regulation applies to USTs storing petroleum and certain hazardous substances (i.e., In these states, the state’s UST regulation is followed in lieu of the federal regulation and states have 3 years to come into compliance with this new federal edict.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Regulation: A Significant Pain.

Collaborative Construction

Regulation: A Significant Pain Point in Business. Permitting and regulations represent two significant pain points for modern business. From my perspective government has simply become too large and meddles in affairs it does not understand leading the the rise of new problems unforeseen by the original regulators. This, in turn, leads to more regulation, more delays and higher barriers to success. Regulations: The Hidden Tax on Capital and Growth.

EPA Seeks Comment on Options for Regulating Perchlorate

Contractor Magazine

Agency requests public input on a range of options regarding the regulation of perchlorate in public drinking water systems

California Regulator Adopts Plan to Ban New Natural Gas Heaters

ENR Construction

State Air Resources Board is developing a standard to require that new space and water heaters release zero emissions starting in 2030

EPA Updates UST Regulations After 27 Years

Construction Equipment

EPA updated the 1988 underground storage tank (UST) regulations, which took effect Oct. This interactive 10-question quiz by BLR Safety Blog will test how well you know these regulations. The U.S.

Emergency Calif. COVID-19 Workplace Regulations Prompt Confusion, Again

ENR Construction

With the state facing record coronavirus cases, CAL/OSHA's Standards Board adopted regulations with new notification, testing and reporting components for employers on top of current varying city and county regulations

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#97:  DOL's New Independent Contractor Regulation

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The rule is also vulnerable under the Congressional Review Act which allows simple majorities in both the House and Senate to repeal a new regulation within 60 days of its submission or publication. In an effort to avoid the costs and risks associated with the employment relation, contractors and construction managers often prefer to hire workers as “independent contractors” rather than employees.

Stricter Regulation, Faster Cleanup, Central to EPA’s Plan for Tackling PFAS Pollution

ENR Construction

EPA's plan for so-called forever chemicals include regulating PFAS under the Safe Water Drinking Act and making certain chemicals subject to Superfund regulation

What You Can Say about RECs is Regulated by the FTC

Green Building Law Update

Businesses who generate renewable energy, say, by using solar panels, but sell the Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for the renewable energy they generate shouldn’t claim they “use” renewable energy. The Federal Trade Commissions has advised that such a claim would be deceptive. The guidance from the FTC is not new, but as renewable energy becomes more prevalent, increasingly businesses are making claims about their green energy.

Zoning Regulations Pose Challenges for Regional Builders, but Three Female-Led Projects May Help

Pro Builder

Zoning Regulations Pose Challenges for Regional Builders, but Three Female-Led Projects May Help. These trailblazing women are digitizing zoning codes and regulations to help builders create more affordable housing. Regulations. Regulations

GDPR: International regulation for local marketing?

Construction Marketing Ideas

These relate largely to the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which sets challenging notification burdens on websites that have any (even remote) relevance to Europe. You may have noticed on this site (and many others) new flash screens reminding you about “cookies” and data usage.

Marijuana Regulation at Work: Your Responsibilities

Safety Services Company

Marijuana Regulation at Work. Understandably, marijuana regulation at work has been a topic of much discussion in the media and at the state and federal regulatory levels over the past few years. Today, we’ll clarify the complex rules applied at the state and federal levels to provide this much needed clarity to companies and ensure compliance with OSHA regulations. State and Federal Usage Regulations.

Senate Approves Trucking Regulations Bill

Construction Equipment

The U.S. Transportation and Commerce Committee approved a transportation regulatory package that would affect the trucking industry. The legislation moves to the House for passage, reports Trucker News. If passed the regulatory package would

Update: OSHA Workplace Injuries Tracking Regulation Error

Construction Equipment

Following a review of the requirements put in place in 2016 regarding the “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” regulation, OSHA has taken action to correct an error that was made with regard to implementing the final rule

NAHB Chairman's Letter: Regulations Add $93,870 to a New Home’s Price

Pro Builder

NAHB Chairman's Letter: Regulations Add $93,870 to a New Home’s Price. Regulations, while often noble in purpose, can be excessive, redundant, or poorly structured. A Problem in Common: Balancing Regulations With Environmental Stewardship. Regulations.

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