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Category Archives: Construction Law

Economic Impact of Homebuilding and Remodeling

Blocked streets, noisy construction and unwelcome trash can be just a few of the inconveniences that come along with a neighbor’s new home construction or home remodeling. However, a report released in early May by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) confirms that for the overall good of the nation’s economy, some of these inconveniences may be …

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Study: Diluted Bitumen Poses No Greater Risk of Release from Pipelines than Conventional Crude Oil

A new study released June 25, 2013, has found that diluted bitumen – a thick blend of Canadian crude oil derived from oil sands, a/k/a “dilbit” – presents no heightened risks of transport through pipelines in comparison to other types of crude oil. The study, conducted by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and sponsored …

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