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State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 3 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) continues to assert itself in the consumer credit card market, exercising both its supervisory and

Is “parking” really a CEQA impact? Same as it ever was!

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • June 25 2013

Judging by all the recent articles and blog posts written about it, many commenters believe the Court of Appeal's recent decision in Taxpayers For

Federal court dismisses EPA’s CERCLA claim as untimely

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 4 2012

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a claim filed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCL A) against the possible owner of a contaminated site in Chicago, ruling that the claim was barred by the statute of limitations

What matters: A review of 2011 and 2012

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2013

As you know, the last two years have seen a somewhat improved, but by no means robust, business climate. At the same time, structural shifts in the

Legislation targets enviro-activist lawsuits

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 14 2011

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (RWyo.) and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) jointly introduced the Government Litigation Savings Act, legislation that prevents abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 5 USC Sec. 504, by large environmental groups and others who frequently challenge the federal government in court

N.C. General Assembly is back in session: local government powers are in the spotlight

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 16 2014

The North Carolina General Assembly has returned to Raleigh for its "short session", and the legislative bodies are already off to the races with

Use of IRS pre-filing agreement program and deduction of federal False Claims Act, supplemental or beneficial environmental projects (SEP) and other government settlements

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2009

Hunton & Williams LLP recently represented a major publicly traded company before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to secure deductions sought for one of the largest judgments and settlements under the federal False Claims Act (FCA

Oregon building’s green features & LEED certification play role in property tax appeal

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 31 2011

Conceived to become the only privately funded LEED Silver-certified space anywhere in the state of Oregon, green building features at the 6-story, mixed-use Elements Building in downtown Corvallis were the subject of a recent proceeding - and written judicial opinion - in Oregon Tax Court

New lawsuit challenges California's cap and trade auctions

  • Stoel Rives LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 19 2013

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is facing another legal challenge to its cap and trade program - Morning Star Packing Co. v. California Air

North Dakota to sue Minnesota over carbon tax

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 4 2010

According to a report in The Bismarck Tribune, the state of North Dakota appears prepared to sue Minnesota over a carbon tax that is set to begin in Minnesota in 2012