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LM150 2013 rankings

June 19, 2013By

Landscape Management’s listing of the industry’s top 150 revenue-generating firms includes individual company figures. Check out an analysis of this data, the top 25 leaders in client mix and service segment, and the 58 companies that grew 10 percent or more in 2012. LEGEND NR = Not reported * Indicates projected revenue reported in 2012 ^ Indicates a portion of... read more

PLANET releases H-2B wage update

March 21, 2013By

WASHINGTON—The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has issued the following statement: Earlier this morning, the House of Representatives approved a Senate passed bill to fund the federal government through September 30, 2013 – the end of fiscal year 2013. The bill extends the current legal language on the H-2B wage rule and extends the prohibition on DOL implementing the rule until... read more

Perspective: E15’s potential dangers

September 16, 2012By

One of the most important regulatory issues that fleet managers are keeping an eye on is the movement towards E15.  Just when fleets were getting used to E10, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began a push for an increase to 15 percent ethanol. In 2010, EPA issued a partial waiver that allows for the use of E15 in vehicles manufactured... read more

H-2B vote might take place soon

November 11, 2011By

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, OHIO — The following is a H-2B news bulletin released Nov. 11 by the Ohio Landscape Association: Legislation has been proposed that would provide temporary protection for a few job categories from the H-2B wage rule, but will ultimately allow it to go into effect and will serve as a tool to potentially undermine legal challenges to the rule.... read more

ANLA keeping a sharp eye on health reform legislation

December 24, 2009By

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Christmas Eve morning, the United States Senate voted to approve its version of a massive health care overhaul. The legislative process is far from over, and enactment into law is not assured.The next step will be for a conference committee to try to produce a final package that may borrow from both the earlier House-passed version,... read more

Do you want WaterSense playing on your turf?

September 1, 2009By

By: Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International The EPA WaterSense Program began as most government programs do, with the best of intentions. The program’s goal was and is to propose specifications for “Water-Efficient Single-Family New Homes” that would help conserve a precious resource — water. But as history often shows, sometimes the best of intentions can evolve into something that can do... read more