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Immigration enforcement

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2008

Shipley Do-Nut Flour and Supply Company, based in Houston, as well as its president and 3 managers, pleaded guilty to criminal immigration violations, including conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens, and hiring or continuing to hire illegal aliens

9th Circuit requires EPA to set storm water runoff limits for construction activities

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

The 9th Circuit upheld a decision requiring the EPA to set storm water runoff limits for construction activities by Dec. 1, 2009

Structure of real estate deals key to determining CERCLA liability

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

In a ruling that has a potentially significant effect on the evaluation of CERCLA liability in real estate transactions, the 7th Circuit found that the title holder of contaminated property might not be an “owner” under CERCLA

Gardere submits amicus brief for the American Chemistry Council

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

In Behringer, et al. v. Alcoa Inc., the appeals court found that the premises owner owed no duty to household members of an individual who worked on its premises for second hand asbestos exposure

Tennessee makes a facility liable for any asbestos leaving its premises

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

The Tennessee Supreme Court joins several other states in holding that an employer owes a duty to persons who come into contact with asbestos-contaminated work clothes of its employees

Thankful or not: compliance in the enforcement age

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2008

Do you do business in Arizona, South Carolina, Oklahoma, or the more than 20 other states with restrictive immigration laws on the books or under consideration?

How to handle reductions in force: a brief overview

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2008

The recent Supreme Court case of Meacham v. Knolls made clear that an employer bears the burden when it comes to the reasonable factors other than age defense in age discrimination claims arising in the RIF context

Immigration enforcement update

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2008

On Oct. 23, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued a final version of its “no-match letter” regulation and has filed a motion to vacate the preliminary injunction issued by the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, which is barring its implementation

Court requires EPA to limit greenhouse gas emissions at coal fired power plant

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2008

On Nov. 12, 2008, the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) remanded a prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permit issued last year back to EPA’s Region 8 to impose a best available control technology based (BACT) limit on the CO2 emissions

National security concerns trump environment in Navy sonar fight

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2008

A split United States Supreme Court refused to limit the Navy's use of sonar to locate enemy submarines notwithstanding its potential harm to whales and other marine mammals