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What CEQA Gives, The Legislature Can Take Away: Third District Holds Special Legislation For Sacramento Kings Downtown Arena...

The Third District Court of Appeal, in a published opinion filed November 20, 2014, affirmed the trial court’s order denying plaintiffs’ application for a preliminary injunction seeking to halt construction of a massive new...more

The Construction Advantage – Issue 10

Wyoming Supreme Court Concludes Contractor to Pay For Damages In Excess of Original Project Cost - An opinion released in a mid-August from the Wyoming Supreme Court concluded that repair damages were appropriate in a...more

Duped Subcontractor Can’t Recover From Landowner Payments Owed by General Contractor Under CERCLA

On March 18, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit resolved a dispute of apparent first impression regarding the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The...more

Superior Court Strikes Down Numeric Effluent Limits in California's Construction General Permit

On December 2, 2011, the Sacramento Superior Court invalidated the numeric limits on turbidity and pH in California's Construction General Permit (CGP) because the limits were not supported by substantial evidence. The State...more

Lawsuit Challenging Legitimacy of LEED Program Could Have Major Implications

A significant new lawsuit was recently filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, that could have major implications for the entire segment of the design and construction industry that...more

Complaint against Gas Co., Engineering Co and Engineer for Negligent Surveying of Gas Well and Access Road causing vehicle...

Type of lawsuit you do not see everyday. Complaint against Natural Gas Co., Engineering Co and Engineer for Negligent Surveying of Gas Well and Access Road causing vehicle accident. The Defendants place a surveying...more

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