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September 23,2014

The report contains 12 case studies of cities around the world that have applied advanced flood management techniques. 

September 18,2014

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when...

September 10,2014

Bill Perry has been named new director of the OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effective Aug. 24, 2014.

Rendering: courtesy Panoramic Interests
September 02,2014

Micro-apartments are gaining acceptance in nearby Boston and in places such as San Francisco and New York, but Weymouth, Mass., officials and...

September 02,2014

A group of New York City construction unions have joined forces with affordable housing activists to pressure Mayor Bill de Blasio to...

August 27,2014

New York City’s regulation that requires contractors to hire independent safety inspectors for job sites is holding up projects worth...

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August 21,2014

Driven by New Urbanism, more than two dozen communities in the U.S. have loosened zoning restrictions in recent years.

August 14,2014

Some local small contractors are not pleased with the school board’s CM-at-Risk policy that was instituted in 2007. The county’s board of...

August 14,2014

CDC supports OSHA’s analysis suggesting that the primary risk factor for heat fatalities is the lack of acclimatization programs.

Map: USGS
August 08,2014

California reinstituted an ambitious plan to study dangerous earthquake faults and create zoning maps that could restrict development.