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Virginia – Chesapeake council to consider allowing developer to omit contaminants from disclosure (UPDATED)

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Chesapeake council to consider allowing developer to omit contaminants from disclosure

CHESAPEAKE The City Council could decide Tuesday to allow a developer not to share with new residents a list of contaminants – including elevated levels of arsenic, lead and petroleum hydrocarbons – found in the area’s shallow groundwater.

UPDATE:  At its meeting on March 15, 2016, the Chesapeake City Council unanimously denied the request for change in proffered contaminant language.

 

Michigan – Realtor misled buyers of contaminated Lake Michigan condo, court says

Realtor misled buyers of contaminated Lake Michigan condo, court saysA couple who bought a South Haven condo built on contaminated land two blocks from Lake Michigan is entitled to about $470,000 in damages, according to the Court of Appeals. The site of the house was formerly a factory that made coffins, gun stocks and pipe organs – and left behind chemicals.

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Colorado – Bill would increase disclosures by Colorado homeowners associations Read more: Bill would increase disclosures by Colorado homeowners associations

Bill would increase disclosures by Colorado homeowners associations – The Denver PostColorado law doesn’t specify what records a homeowners association must maintain and make available, and associations can deny requests they think lack a “proper purpose.” A bill sponsored by Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, and backed by an industry group, seeks to lay out clearer disclosure rules.