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HTMLEPA Announces Proposed Rule Aimed at Significantly Reducing Carbon Emissions
Todd J. Griset, Nancy W. McBrady; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on June 2, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today its Clean Power Plan proposed rule to reduce carbon emissions from the nation's power plants by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. Acting under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, EPA's proposal would impose a federal carbon emissions...

 

HTMLInsurer Sues Chicago for Failure to Prevent Damages From Climate Change
Nancy W. McBrady; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014
On April 16, 2014, Illinois Famer's Insurance Co. filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago and surrounding municipalities claiming damages relating to the failure by the municipalities to adequately prevent flooding resulting from climate change. This suit could spell a shift not...

 

HTMLWC Board Appellate Division Update
John J. Cronan, Evan M. Hansen, Nelson J Larkins; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014
In Bolstridge v. AGM Marine Contractors, Inc., Me. WCB App. Div. No. 14-14, the Appellate Division overturned a WCB decision which had found the WCB had personal jurisdiction over AGM Marine, a Massachusetts corporation.

 

HTMLPredetermination/Misclassification in the Construction Industry
Preti Flaherty Beliveau Pachios LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on April 28, 2014
In Nate Holyoke Builders, Inc. et al. v. WCB AIU, WCB App. Div. No. 14-11 (April 24, 2014), the employer appealed a decision imposing a $30,000 penalty for misclassification of nine employees as independent contractors. The nine employees had been predetermined by the WCB to be independent...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Finds Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Did Not Violate the Clean Air Act
Jeffrey D. Talbert; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ("D.C. Circuit"), ruling 6 to 2 that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") Cross-State Air Pollution Rule ("CSAPR") did not violate the Clean...

 

HTMLMaine BEP Conditionally Votes to Deny Proposed Bowers Mountain Wind Project
Nancy W. McBrady; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 02, 2014
On May 1, 2014, the Maine Board of Environmental Protection voted to affirm the Maine DEP's August 5, 2013, order denying Champlain Wind LLC's proposed Bowers Wind Project. The final language of the decision will be approved at the Board's next meeting on June 5, 2014.

 

HTMLWorkers' Compensation Board Appellate Division Updates
John J. Cronan, Evan M. Hansen, Nelson J Larkins; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014
In Chapman v. VIP, Inc., Me. WCB App. Div. No. 14-9 (March 10, 2014), at issue was the payment of rent premium due to an asserted need for handicapped-accessible housing on account of severe work injuries. The employer and insurer appealed a decision (Goodnough, HO) finding the housing constituted...

 

HTMLDepartment of Housing and Urban Development Adopts Updated AST
Nancy W. McBrady, Sharon Gwatkin Newman; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on April 16, 2014 that, effective May 16, 2014, it is adopting the recently updated Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Standard, ASTM E1527-13. HUD funding recipients, Federal Housing Authority-insured mortgagees, and HUD...

 

HTMLEPA Announces Approval of New Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standard
Nancy W. McBrady, Sharon Gwatkin Newman; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 6, 2014
On December 30, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that, effective immediately, it was amending the rule impacting the type of due diligence necessary to avoid Superfund liability as a prospective purchaser of contaminated property.

 

HTMLHazard Communication Standard - Changes Start on December 1, 2013
Nancy W. McBrady, David B. Van Slyke; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 18, 2013, previously published on October 16, 2013
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is changing its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) by aligning it with the United Nation's Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Since 1983, the HCS has required employers to disclose...

 


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