NYC Allowed To Regulate Construction Cranes, 2nd Circ. Says

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit held in a precedential decision Tuesday that New York City's regulation of cranes and other hoisting equipment is not preempted by federal law, dismissing a complaint filed by the Steel Institute of New York challenging the statutes' constitutionality.

Seeking declaratory and injunctive relief, the Steel Institute had argued that the city's various local crane and derrick regulations were preempted by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, violated the dormant commerce clause and interfered with the Steel Institute's due process rights.

But the courts...
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