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Michael C. Zisa and Warren E. Friedman Authored Article in the National Association of Surety Bond Producers

Michael C. Zisa and Warren E. Friedman authored an article titled “Alternative Project Delivery, Alternative Risks – Are Construction Managers More at Risk?” that appeared in the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) Fall 2015 magazine. The article discusses the lines of responsibility that have been blurred by alternative project delivery methods such as […]

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New Study Shows PCB Contamination Still a Problem in Chicago

According to new research, “soils, sewage sludge and paint are major sources” of PCB contamination in Chicago, and “current cleanup strategies may not be the most effective for protecting people’s health.”  The research also suggests that “more than 400 pounds of toxic PCBs are emitted to Chicago’s air each year.”  Read the News Story This is […]

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Chicago’s Chief Sustainability Officer Discusses Plans To Reduce Carbon Footprint & Increase Energy Efficiency

The City of Chicago’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Karen Weigert, recently gave an interesting interview concerning her work. Some of the achievements: “We’ve been able to look at our own infrastructure. We are focused on retrofitting city buildings. We were able to do about 60 buildings recently, funded at no risk to our taxpayers. We’ve built a […]

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Illinois Follows Federal Guidance & Reduces Fluoride in Water Supplies

Following the recommendation of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Illinois reduced the fluoridation requirement in its public water supply regulations, changing the requirement that all community water supplies maintain a fluoride ion concentration of 0.90 to 1.2 mg/L in the community water supply distribution system to reflect a fluoridation ion concentration of […]

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Richard S. Robinson Authored Article on-line on Thomson Reuters Practical Law Real Estate

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Richard Robinson

Richard S. Robinson, Senior Counsel in Peckar & Abramson’s New York office authored an article titled “Warranties in Construction Contracts: Contractor’s Drafting Considerations” published on-line on Thomson Reuters Practical Law Real Estate. The Practice Note focused on the types of warranty obligations generally found in construction contracts and provides guidance to contractor’s counsel on what […]

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