Low-Income Housing Can Fuel Economic Gains

A new study conducted in New York and commissioned by Local Initiatives Support Corp. and Enterprise Community Partners shows affordable-housing development is an economic stimulus

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Plan To Mute Commercial Real Estate Drop

A tax incentive for business owners would avoid the looming commercial real estate loan crisis while creating 1.3 million jobs

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Lafarge Sells La. Sand And Gravel Site

VantaCore Partners acquired Lafarge North America’s Clemons Aggregates site in Denham Springs, La.

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Msha To Revamp Patter Of Violation Program

On April 13, following the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine that killed 29 men, Rep. George Miller, chairman of the committee on education and labor, asked the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General to review the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Pattern of Violation Program

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Army Corps Suspends Nwp 21 In Appalachian Region

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has suspended the use of Nationwide Permit 21 (NWP 21) in the Appalachian region of six states. NWP 21 is used to authorize discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States for surface coal mining activities

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