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2708, 2017

Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

August 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week the Maryland Green Building Council voted unanimously to recommend that Green Globes, at the two Green Globes level, be approved by the Maryland Secretaries of Budget and Management and General Services as a [...]

2008, 2017

Solar Panel Tariff Fight Makes Strange Bedfellows

August 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

The U.S. International Trade Commission held a nearly 10 hour initial public hearing this past Tuesday on a petition seeking tariffs and price minimums on low cost imported solar panels. The petition seeks duties of [...]

1308, 2017

You Should Not Contract With Your Environmental Consultant

August 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

In an effort to mitigate risk you should not contract directly with an environmental consultant, but rather your attorney should contract with that consultant. While laws vary from state to state, in the vast majority [...]

2407, 2017

A Single Family Home in Maryland Cannot be Sold “As Is”

July 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The question this law firm is asked most often about single family home sales is whether or not a house can be sold “as is.” The answer since a dramatic change in Maryland law effective [...]

2407, 2017

859 Maryland Liquor License Violations Reported

July 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

This blog post is a review of retail liquor license violations across Maryland during 2016. The twenty three counties in Maryland, Baltimore City, and the City of Annapolis issue retail alcoholic beverages licenses and local boards of liquor license commissioners police activities under those licenses.

2207, 2017

Paint Companies Settle FTC Charges Over Deceptive Zero VOC Claims

July 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Four paint companies have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceptively promoted products as containing zero volatile organic compounds (VOCs) or as emission free, including during and immediately after application. Some promotions [...]