Dallas BA Advocacy Reduces Cost of Denton Road Impact Fee

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Dallas Builders Association advocacy efforts have reduced the impact of an impact fee in Denton, lowering the amount home builders pay towards roads by $1,000. Denton concluded hearings and a long draft process on Tuesday, June 22, with a vote to approve road impact fees that are significantly lower ...

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More Details on the Application of OSHA’s Confined Spaces Standard for Residential Construction

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In May, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reached a legal settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding the agency's Confined Spaces in Construction standard. As a result, OSHA has released a Q&A document offering more details on the scope of t ...

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OSHA’s Silica Rule Becomes Effective June 23

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The Occupational Health and Safety Administration's final crystalline silica rule becomes effective June 23, giving construction employers until June 23, 2017, to comply with all requirements of the standard. The proposal lowers the Permissible Exposure Limit (PELs) from 250 micrograms of silica per ...

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