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Surprising but welcome: California federal court finds that botched cleanup may create CERCLA liability for California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

In California Department of Toxic Substances Control v. Jim Dobbas, Inc., et al, 2014 WL 4627248 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 16, 2014), the United States

Ohio EPA's revised Guide to Environmental Permitting in Ohio

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2014

Ohio EPA released its revised April 2014 Guide to Environmental Permitting in Ohio. The document addresses those situations where permits are

Bona fide prospective purchaser defense rejected by Fourth Circuit because purchaser did not exercise appropriate care after closing

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

An owner of real property claiming the bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) defense under Section 107(r)(1) of CERCLA has the burden of

Clean Ohio fund announces streamlined process for Brownfields funding

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

In March, 2013, the Clean Ohio Council announced a streamlined process for issuing grants and loans from the Clean Ohio Fund. $15 million is now

EPA and Kentucky sign memorandum of agreement for voluntary site cleanup

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

As of December 19, 2012, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will now defer to the Kentucky Department for Environmental

Stormwater flow not a “pollutant” under Clean Water Act and EPA may not regulate it as a surrogate, federal court holds

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2013

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently granted judgment on the pleadings against EPA and held that EPA lacked the

Clean Ohio Fund streamlines approval process for brownfield projects

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2012

The Clean Ohio Fund, which has been one of the more successful state sponsored brownfields redevelopment funding programs in the U.S., is streamlining its process

Wisconsin Federal Court follows Ninth Circuit's support of CERCLA useful product defense: knowledge is not enough to trigger arranger liability

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2012

After a sevenday bench trial, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin upheld the CERCLA useful product defense

Ohio EPA's 10 ton per year de minimis emission BAT exemption upheld by Sixth Circuit

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2012

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently dismissed the challenges brought by the Sierra Club to Ohio EPA's 10 ton per year de minimis exemption for Best Available Technology (BAT) analysis

Wisconsin federal court reverses itself: no CERCLA liability under asset purchase agreement

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

On January 4, 2012, we reported to you my view that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin “could not have been more wrong” in finding that an Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) imposed direct CERCLA liability on the purchaser