Tag: Environmental

New 2016 ALTA/NSPS Property Survey Table A Requirements

By Andrew Royce on March 8, 2016

Effective February 23, 2016, the American Land Title Association and the National Society of Professional Surveyors issued new Minimum Standard... Read More »

Rooftop Leasing – Landlords, Look Before You Leap!

By Ronald W. Ruth and Paula G. Curry on March 30, 2015

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

2014 Massachusetts Solar Update

By Bethany A. Bartlett on June 30, 2014

SREC II: It seems we hardly knew you. In April of 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) published amendments... Read More »

Science Meets Government: MassDEP Moves Forward With Contingency Plan Regulations

By Ronald W. Ruth on May 14, 2014

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

The Basics: Massachusetts Contingency Plan – Massachusetts Chapter 21E

By Ronald W. Ruth on December 9, 2013

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

7 Tips for Financing Solar Projects

By Bethany A. Bartlett on May 14, 2013

As the warm weather approaches, we see the usual signs of spring which, in a good year, includes an increase... Read More »

Boston Building Energy Reporting Ordinance Proposed

By John J. Slater III on April 2, 2013

Recently, Mayor Menino filed a proposed Ordinance with the Boston City Council to require owners of medium and large sized... Read More »

Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels: Taking a Local Look at a Global Problem

By Peter Friedenberg on March 5, 2013

The Boston Harbor Association recently released a sobering report entitled “Preparing for the Rising Tide” which assesses Boston’s vulnerability to... Read More »

Massachusetts “LEEDs” the Way

By on February 19, 2013

In 2007, when I became a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, many wondered if the green... Read More »

How Green is my Dollar Tree?

By Paula G. Curry on November 19, 2012

While shopping for socks the other day, I heard this announcement. “Did you know,” said the soothing female voice, “that... Read More »

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