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The Law of Lis Pendens in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

07/26/2017   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski and Ronald W. Ruth

If you are involved in a real estate dispute in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, it is important to know the... Read More »

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Rooftop Leasing – Landlords, Look Before You Leap!

03/30/2015   |   BY Ronald W. Ruth

This month’s edition of Shopping Centers Today, the magazine of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Inc., features an article... Read More »

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Science Meets Government: MassDEP Moves Forward With Contingency Plan Regulations

05/14/2014   |   BY Ronald W. Ruth

Last month, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) promulgated several important amendments to the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP), which... Read More »

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The Basics: Massachusetts Contingency Plan – Massachusetts Chapter 21E

12/09/2013   |   BY Ronald W. Ruth

Many of our clients are very familiar with oil and hazardous materials law and how contamination can significantly affect real... Read More »

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Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Releases Annual Report

09/26/2013   |   BY Ronald W. Ruth

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) released its superb Annual Report on the state of the clean energy industry in... Read More »

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Thoughts on DEP “Reg Reform”

05/25/2012   |   BY Ronald W. Ruth

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection released its Final Action Plan for Regulatory Reform at Mass DEP on March 5,... Read More »