Court Dismisses Case Against NYC Crane Rules

Steel Institute of New York's challenge called ‘manifestly absurd’

Dismissing a claim by the Steel Institute of New York seeking to block revised New York City crane rules, a New York court has said it is ‘manifestly absurd’ to argue that state rules designed to protect the public are pre-empted by the existence of federal rules aimed at protecting workers.

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