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Parent corporation’s prior assertions of domination create “alter ego” scenario, open door for indirect successor liability under CERCLA

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. v. TCI Pacific Comm. Inc., No. 4:11-cv-00252-CVE-PJC (N.D. Ok., Feb. 2, 2015), the U.S. District Court for the Northern

Sixth Circuit rules Clean Water Act’s permit shield can protect general permit holders from liability

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2015

The 6th Circuit recently ruled that facilities holding a Clean Water Act (“CWA”) Section 402 general permit one of two types of National Pollutant

Seventh Circuit applies Indiana choice of law rules to deny insurance coverage for contamination at an Indiana manufacturing facility

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 9 2015

Hoosier land owners sleep well at night knowing that they are insured against liability for environmental contamination because Indiana does not

Multi-million dollar insurance bad faith claim in environmental contamination case affirmed on appeal

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

An environmental contamination case resulting in a $3.4 million award for emotional distress and punitive damages due to unfair claims settlement

Environmental due diligence needed for commercial real estate

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

Having a properly conducted Phase I Environmental Site Assessment when purchasing or otherwise acquiring commercial real estate can mean the

Public nuisance claims displaced by CERCLA

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

In a case of first impression, the Eastern District of Washington recently ruled in Anderson, et al., v. Teck Metals, Ltd. CV-13-420-LRS that CERCLA

Court rules CERCLA displaces federal common law claims for public nuisance

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

In a case of first impression, the Eastern District of Washington recently ruled in Anderson, et al., v. Teck Metals, Ltd. CV-13-420-LRS that CERCLA

Landlords may be liable for cleanup of tenant's pollution under Indiana's Environmental Legal Action statute

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

A recent ruling by the Indiana Court of Appeals examines liability under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action statute (“ELA”). The ruling in JDN

Can landlords with knowledge of tenant’s pollution be liable for cleanup under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action statute?

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

A recent ruling by the Indiana Court of Appeals could expand liability under Indiana's Environmental Legal Action statute ("ELA"). The ruling in JDN

Frey v. EPA: Seventh Circuit clarifies when citizens can challenge remediation

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2014

In Frey v. EPA, 751 F.3d 461 (7th Cir. 2014) ("Frey III"), the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") in a