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  •  AFAIK, the laws are more (9+ / 0-)

    stringent now than they were back in the 1920s...but a building like that is almost certainly grandfather-claused.

    Weird, isn't it?  A new barbecue restaurant has to adhere to all sorts of air pollution laws...but a building like that is given carte blanche to pollute just b/c it has always been a polluter.

    Over the last 30 years, the Democrats have moved to the right, and the Republicans have moved into a mental hospital. -- Bill Maher

    by Youffraita on Wed Jul 07, 2010 at 07:05:34 PM PDT

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