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United States Supreme Court keeps insurance company from seeking recovery of payments under CERCLA claim

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

The United States Supreme Court recently refused to review a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision barring an insurer's attempt to seek recovery

Court clarifies pleadings requirements for CERCLA Section 112(c) subrogration claims

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

The Eastern District of California recently examined the sufficiency of an insurer's complaint for subrogation against two potentially responsible

Claims dismissed by adjacent landowner for alleged methane contamination

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

In Magers v. Chesapeake Appalachia, 2013 WL 4099925 (Aug. 13, 2013) (N.D. W.Va.), Judge Stamp granted defendant CNX Company's motion to dismiss

High Court agrees to review EPA's greenhouse gas rule

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2013

On October 15, 2013, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in a case reviewing EPA's greenhouse gas rule for stationary sources. Following the Supreme

Preemption argument asserted by power generator rejected by Third Circuit

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2013

The Third Circuit recently held that the Clean Air Act ("CAA") does not preempt state common law actions against polluters. In Bell v. Cheswick

Third Circuit rejects preemption argument asserted by power generator

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2013

The Third Circuit recently held that the Clean Air Act (“CAA”) does not preempt state common law actions against polluters

Nuisance class action against hog farm decertified because of highly individualized elements of proof under Kentucky law

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2013

On August, 2, the Western District of Kentucky decertified a plaintiff class after concluding that the highly individualized proof necessary to

Paper violation or environmental conspiracy?: Wal-Mart agrees to pay $82 million for nationwide improper hazardous waste management

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

On May 28, 2013, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ("Wal-Mart") entered into two plea agreements ("Plea Agreements") and one consent agreement and final order

Mindful of manure: federal court decides cow pies could be regulated waste

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

In June 2013, the Eastern District of Washington federal court denied a motion to dismiss filed by a group of dairy farmers who were sued by the

Arsenic: IDEM announces use of new screening levels

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2013

On July 9, 2013, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) announced that it will allow the use of new screening levels for arsenic