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Jerry P. Brodsky Spoke at Peruvian Chamber of Construction

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Jerry P. Brodsky

Jerry P. Brodsky spoke at the Peruvian Chamber of Construction (CAPECO) on November 24, 2015 in Lima, Peru. Mr. Brodsky focused his discussion on dispute boards, when they work and when they don’t. View Article

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Alan Winkler Authored Article in AGC of America ConsensusDocs Construction Law Newsletter

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Alan Winkler

Alan Winkler, a partner in Peckar & Abramson’s New Jersey office authored an article in the AGC of America ConsensusDocs Construction Law Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 5 – October 2015 titled “Know Your Policy: So You Think You Have Insurance?… Maybe, Maybe Not”. The article advises insurance policy holders on potential exclusions that may result […]

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Model Stormwater Ordinance Contains Ideas to Prevent Flood Damage

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, in collaboration with Illinois State Water Survey, developed a model stormwater ordinance to help Illinois communities manage flooding and combat flooding-related damages in urban areas. The ordinance was developed as a result of a report that found increasing extreme precipitation events and that an increasing number of flood claims are occurring […]

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US EPA Limits Amount of Pollutants Discharged by Steam Electric Power Plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a final rule under the Clean Water Act regulating steam electric power plants.  According to EPA, the rule “establishes the first nationally applicable limits on the amount of toxic metals and other harmful pollutants that steam electric power plants are allowed to discharge in several of their largest […]

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EPA Adds to Legal Morass to Business with Permit to Build

Environmental law is complicated, and those complications can multiply when several states and the federal government get involved on a project.  This principle is on display in Eagle Creek Township, Indiana, where work is underway to build a 600-acre quarry.  According to news reports, the business building the quarry received a discharge permit under Section […]

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