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NEW ORLEANS — The old Times-Picayune building is one step closer to demolition after a city board voted unanimously to effectively freeze property taxes for the site for the next 12 years as part of a tax incentive package for the developers.

Parker Center is slated to be torn down to make way for a $700-million office tower. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation sued the city Wednesday in an attempt to halt the project. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation sued the city of Los Angeles on Wednesday,

Rodrigo Torrejon, with The Record and NorthJersey.com, updates us with the latest from the USS Ling in Hackensack. Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018 Kevin R. Wexler, NorthJersey The damage caused by vandals to the USS Ling, a World War II-era subma

Protecting Children’s Environmental Health in a New School Year As August slips away, so too do the warm, carefree days of playing in the surf and sand, splashing in waters along the shores of lakes, and staying up late stargazing. A new school year

Generation of respirable dust is common during various construction activities including blasting, cutting, grinding, chipping, and drilling of concrete and wood. Moving soil and demolishing concrete structures and buildings also create respirable d

ORMOND BEACH — Nearly a year after damage from Hurricane Irma closed Florida Hospital Oceanside, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed this week that the prominent facility on State Road A1A will be demolished. But it’s not yet clear what will be built i

Depending on who you ask, brutalist buildings like the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, D.C., are little more than misshapen mounds of concrete. But architecture professor Mark Pasnik says the structures were built with a much dee

WASHINGTON — Top officials at the Environmental Protection Agency pushed through a measure to review applications for using asbestos in consumer products, and did so over the objections of E.P.A.’s in-house scientists and lawyers, internal agency em

In their Wednesday meeting, the UC Regents approved a $150 million plan to replace the seismically unsafe Tolman Hall with a new building in Downtown Berkeley. The campus plans to begin working on the project in April and eventually demolish Tolman

Why Isn’t Asbestos Banned in the United States? Did you raise your eyebrows when you heard asbestos is not banned in the United States? For many, the news comes as a complete shock. The countless industrial uses of asbestos were well-known for more

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