Construction Contracts & Disputes, Boundaries. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

Denham, co-sponsor, backs Valley Water Reliability Act on House floorGovernor expected to sign wetland construction bill into lawMustang Announces Progress on Pilot Plant ConstructionDigitalGlobe Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 ResultsMore Sidewalks May Be Required Under New CodeFarella Braun + Martel's Alan Harris Elected President of American College of ...Newark Office of McCarter & English LLP Awarded Prestigious LEED(R) Green ...Gov. Walker to sign wetlands bill into law WednesdaySt. Croix River Crossing Debate Today, Vote Expected on ThursdayM.A.C. HOMES CONSTRUCTION, L.L.C. v. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.Bulgaria drafts law aimed against over-construction on Black Sea coastTeachers' contracts hinder misconduct investigationUnion seeks restraining order on right-to-work lawDecision near on Woodside contractIrving TX Personal Injury Attorney - The Dashner Law Firm - Launches New Website

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Another stop work for Cotter Dam
ABC OnlineFebruary 2, 2012

WorkSafe ACT has issued another stop work order for part of Canberra's Cotter Dam construction site because of fresh safety concerns. More than 20 serious safety issues have been reported since work began on the Cotter Dam enlargement project.more »

CU-Boulder law school under scrutiny for deficit
Daily CameraFebruary 5, 2012

Law school tuition for in-state students has increased from $18593 a year in 2007-08 to $31045 in 2011-12. In 2004, CU student government leaders -- faced with slashed state funding for construction projects -- approved an annual capital construction...more »

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Denham, co-sponsor, backs Valley Water Reliability Act on House floor
Merced Sun-StarFebruary 29, 2012

... co-sponsor of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act, HR 1837, spoke in support of this bill on the House floor today. Denham stressed the importance of bringing more water to the Valley. Increased water storage construction will ...more »

Governor expected to sign wetland construction bill into law
Hudson Star ObserverFebruary 29, 2012

Scott Walker was expected to sign the controversial wetland construction bill into law Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 29. The Republican governor plans to sign and discuss the measure at a meeting of the Wisconsin Realtors Association in Madison.more »

Mustang Announces Progress on Pilot Plant Construction
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Mustang Alliances Inc. (OBB:MSTG) ("Mustang") is pleased to announce an update on the construction of the pilot plant currently being built on the companies concession. Mustangs engineering and ground team is making ...more »

DigitalGlobe Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Included in fourth quarter revenue is $6.4 million of amortized revenue related to NextView, the predecessor to the EnhancedView contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Not included in fourth quarter revenue is $20.3 million of ...more »

More Sidewalks May Be Required Under New Code
The MissourianFebruary 29, 2012

Now there is a moratorium on requiring sidewalks be built during new construction. Under the proposed law, sidewalks will be required at new developments unless the development meets particular criteria. If the criteria are met, then the developers ...more »

Farella Braun + Martel's Alan Harris Elected President of American College of ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

Harris has mediated hundreds of disputes and has served as an arbitrator, court-appointed special master and expert in construction cases. Harris is a frequent speaker on construction claims and defenses and is a professor of construction law at the ...more »

Newark Office of McCarter & English LLP Awarded Prestigious LEED(R) Green ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

NEWARK, NJ, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Law firm McCarter & English LLP announced today that it has been awarded LEED(R) Gold and Silver Certifications established by the US Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification ...more »

Gov. Walker to sign wetlands bill into law Wednesday
WTAQFebruary 29, 2012

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Governor Scott Walker will sign the controversial wetland construction bill into law Wednesday afternoon. The Republican Walker plans to sign and discuss the measure at a meeting of the Wisconsin Realtors Association in Madison.more »

St. Croix River Crossing Debate Today, Vote Expected on Thursday
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

“This legislation would allow, for the first time in the 44-year history of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the construction of a new bridge over a river protected by this landmark legislation that I was privileged to co-sponsor in 1968 with my ...more »

M.A.C. HOMES CONSTRUCTION, L.L.C. v. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Leagle.comFebruary 29, 2012

Law Office of Ronald W. Meyer, Phoenix, By Ronald W. Meyer, Attorney for Plaintiff/Appellant. THIS DECISION DOES NOT CREATE LEGAL PRECEDENT AND MAY NOT BE CITED EXCEPT AS AUTHORIZED BY APPLICABLE RULES. See Ariz. R. Supreme Court 111(c); ARCAP 28(c); ...more »

Bulgaria drafts law aimed against over-construction on Black Sea coast
Sofia EchoFebruary 29, 2012

The amendments would restrict construction in a 100 metre zone along the coast. Concrete buildings on the sand would be banned, Pavlova said. The fourth priority in the amendments was to ban and remove stalls selling any kind of goods on beaches, ...more »

Teachers' contracts hinder misconduct investigation
Los Angeles TimesFebruary 29, 2012

By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times The Los Angeles school district's effort to identify teachers suspected of misconduct has been complicated by a little-known clause in the teachers' contracts that limits how long allegations can remain in a teacher's ...more »

Union seeks restraining order on right-to-work law
Ball State Daily NewsFebruary 29, 2012

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A federal judge will hear arguments next week on a union's request for a temporary restraining order to stop Indiana from enforcing its new right-to-work law. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 contended in a ...more »

Decision near on Woodside contract
Idaho Mountain Express and GuideFebruary 29, 2012

By TONY EVANS State law will likely require that the city of Hailey contract with Knife River Corp. to redevelop about 2.5 miles of Woodside Boulevard this summer, despite some objections from citizens. Hailey City Council members said as much Monday ...more »

Irving TX Personal Injury Attorney - The Dashner Law Firm - Launches New Website
Einnews PortugalFebruary 29, 2012

The Dashner Law Firm specializes in personal injury accident cases involving automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, pedestrians, construction environments, mesothelioma exposure and work-related injuries. The Irving TX personal injury attorney also provides ...more »

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