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Fourth Circuit to address CERCLA’s intent to dispose standard

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2014

On October 30, the Fourth Circuit will hear oral argument in a closely-watched Superfund case, Duke Energy Progress, Inc. v. Consolidation Coal Co

California enacts unprecedented statewide groundwater regulation scheme

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

In response to the ongoing multiyear drought throughout California, on September 16, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a package of bills

Eleventh Circuit limits recovery of attorneys’ fees in Clean Water Act citizen suits

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2012

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently issued a decision limiting the ability of plaintiffs to recover attorneys’ fees under the Clean Water Act when their trial court victory is mooted by new regulations

Range Resources secures voluntary dismissal of Safe Drinking Water Act enforcement case

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

On March 30, 2012, the Department of Justice and Range Resources jointly dismissed a Safe Drinking Water Act enforcement case that the DOJ brought against Range Resources in January 2011

11th Circuit decision helps fill void in CERCLA, giving greater certainty to PRPs

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2012

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit issued its decision in Solutia, Inc., et al. v. McWane, Inc., et al., -- F.3d --, 2012 WL 695007 (11th Cir. 2012), holding that a potentially responsible party may not pursue multiple remedies under CERCLA when seeking to recover cleanup costs incurred pursuant to a federal or state consent decree

Court rules in favor of Texas on emergency stay for GHG rules

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2011

The United States' first ever federal regulations on carbon dioxide emissions limits from cars, light trucks and large industrial plants have taken effect except in the state of Texas

Federal court stops bid to block EPA GHG regulations

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2010

Last week, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected an attempt by industry and states to block EPA from implementing their new greenhouse gas regulations, which are set to begin on January 2, 2011

D.C. Circuit upholds unilateral administrative orders against due process challenge; only way to challenge orders before clean-up is through non-compliance

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2010

On June 29, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit joined three of its sister circuits in holding that the EPA's issuance of unilateral administrative orders ("UAOs") pursuant to CERCLA does not violate due process