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Ninth Circuit deepens uncertainty for responsible parties settling contribution claims at complex CERCLA sites

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

On April 2, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision inAmeriPride Services Inc., v. Texas Eastern Overseas

Non-settling CERCLA defendants beware: Ninth Circuit provides lower courts with discretion to allocate liability using equitable factors

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

There is a split of authority on how credits for settlements under the Comprehensive Response, Compensation and Liability Act ("CERCLA") are

Municipalities lose first round in bid to hold PCB manufacturers liable for environmental impacts

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

Two Massachusetts municipalities are down but not out in their attempts to hold manufacturers of PCBs responsible for the environmental effects of

Eighth Circuit creates circuit split by holding jurisdictional determinations under the Clean Water Act constitute "final agency actions" subject to judicial review

  • Nossaman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

On April 10, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that the issuance of a jurisdictional determination (JD) by the U.S

Wisconsin Supreme Court finds property damage and bodily injury caused by natural gas explosion covered under pollution liability policy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

The Supreme Court of Wisconsin recently held in Acuity v. Chartis Specialty Insurance Company, No. 2013AP1303 (Wisc. Mar. 17, 2015), that property

Indiana Court of Appeals upholds trial victory for Taft client in environmental contamination suit

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

In a case that examines the limits of liability for environmental cleanup costs under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action Statute (“ELA”), the

Winners beware Fourth District upholds trial court’s discretion to drastically reduce successful CEQA plaintiff’s fees in granting CCP 1021.5 “private attorney general” award

  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

In an opinion filed March 18 and belatedly ordered published on April 13, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld a trial court's discretion

Troubles for town’s wind turbine

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

In the long-running dispute between the Town of Falmouth and the neighbors to the Town's wind turbine that powers the municipal wastewater treatment

MassDep provided substantial discretion to interpret legislative mandate in Global Warming Solutions Act

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

Just how much discretion will the courts give to the MassDEP to interpret legislative intent when it implements legislative directives such as a

Expanding judicial review of environmental agency action

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

In Hawkes v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (8th Cir. April 10, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that