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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

CEQA administrative record preparation costs who pays and when? First District provides guidance in Coalition for Adequate Review v. City and County of San Francisco

  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2014

In a published decision filed September 15, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal reversed and remanded a trial court's post-judgment order

Pollution exclusion doesn’t bar coverage for worker exposed to hazardous chemicals that were not “dispersed”

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2014

A federal district court in Texas strictly construed a pollution exclusion in finding that hazardous materials embedded in mud were not "dispersed"

Level of detail adequate in High Speed Rail Authority’s Program EIR for Central Valley to Bay Area Rail corridor

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

The appellate court upheld the California High-Speed Rail Authority's Program EIR for the Central Valley to Bay Area portion of the route

Use of an addendum to a 1997 Airport Master Plan EIR is entitled to a deferential standard of review (Citizens Against Airport Pollution v. City of San Jose)

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

This decision highlights the court’s very deferential standard of review that is given to the use of an addendum to a previously certified EIR. The

9th Cir. rejects use of permit shield defense in a Clean Water Act citizen suit

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

On September 4, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision rejecting the argument that a Clean Water Act (CWA) "permit

British Columbia Supreme Court breaks new ground on contaminated sites

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

On August 25, 2014, the British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) issued reasons in J.I. Properties Inc. v. PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Inc., 2014

Indiana challenges EPA carbon rules

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

Indiana and 11 other states have launched a preemptive strike on the EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan. The EPA proposed the Clean Power Plan on June

Second Circuit examines collateral source rule in CERCLA cost recovery and contribution case

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

On September 11, 2014, the Second Circuit issued its decision in New York State Electric & Gas Corp. v. FirstEnergy Corp., No. 11-4143, a CERCLA cost

Supreme Court roundup: recent environmental law rulings and pending cases

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

Scaling back considerably from the October 2012 Term, the United States Supreme Court issued only a few rulings affecting environmental law during