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This city lot breaks numerous major rules in the code. Photo: Google Street View
March 19,2014

The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the federal law for years.

March 19,2014

With developers in Santa Monica, Calif., looking for ways to build green more inexpensively, the city may consider alternatives to LEED such as...

Rendering: Michael Green Architecture
March 18,2014

The wood lobby is pushing Canadian provinces to pass “wood first” legislation specifying wood framed structures as the default for mid-rise public...

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March 13,2014

The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance has launched a campaign to make the claim that LEED-certified buildings are less energy...

March 13,2014

In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving the commercial building code (except for the...

March 13,2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is requiring those who submit comments on the silica rule to disclose their funding sources for...

Image: EPA
March 13,2014

The Environmental Protection Agency published a new rule this month that will require the construction, housing, and utility sectors to carry out...

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March 05,2014

Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidated or unfinished buildings. 

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March 05,2014

President Barack Obama would spend $1 billion to “better understand the projected impacts of climate change,” encourage local action to reduce...

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March 05,2014

It provides information to assist with the proper specification and use of pressure-treated Southern Pine materials.