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on July 11,2014

The decision held that even though, on most projects, the developer has the final say on design choices, the architect can’t escape liability to the end user. 

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on July 10,2014

The latest data on construction site fatalities for 2012 shows a rise in the death rate to 9.9 per 100,000 workers after 2011 had reached a recent low of 9.1 per 100,000, according to an analysis of data by the AFL-CIO.

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on July 10,2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on its proposal to eliminate the dual standard for compliance with rules pertaining to testing of land that may have been contaminated by chemical pollution.

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