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Bona fide prospective purchaser defense under CERCLA: post-closing concerns and tenant issues update

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 10 2011

We are nearing the 10-year anniversary of the bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) defense, and still many questions abound regarding the use of the defense

The financial benefits of green building

  • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 29 2011

On May 3, 2011, Jennifer Senick was a keynote at our Fifth Annual Real Estate Conference where she addressed the financial and operational benefits of sustainable or green construction in the built and new project environments

The limits of CEQA mitigation recent judicial applications of Nollan and Dolan

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
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  • November 18 2014

Perhaps foremost among the judicially recognized fundamental constraints on lead agencies' power to impose various types of mitigation measures on

Condemnation and contamination: the spectre of double liability

  • Nossaman LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 25 2014

Agencies acquiring private property for a public project conduct thorough investigations to determine whether the property has environmental

Recently enacted local laws: energy efficiency

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 18 2011

The NYC Green Codes Task Force, convened by Mayor Bloomberg in response to PlaNYC, has set forth 111 proposals to "green" the NYC Building Code and other regulations related to zoning, health and environmental protection

Class action round-up - fall 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After

Local Law 84 inaugural benchmarking deadline extended through August 1, 2011

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 29 2011

In December of 2009, as part of Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC initiative, the New York City Council enacted Local Law 84, which requires owners of certain covered buildings to benchmark energy and water use

Did EPA overstep in applying soil vapor intrusion guidance to commercial buildings?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 19 2013

In April 2013, U.S. EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response issued two guidance documents on soil vapor intrusion. One addresses general

Supreme Court holds that homeowners have a due process right to seek pre-enforcement review of an EPA compliance order

  • Roetzel & Andress
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held in Sackett v. EPA, 132 S. Ct. 1367 (2012), that parties subject to administrative compliance orders issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) under the Clean Water Act may seek pre-enforcement review

City of Houston participates in Municipal Setting Designation Program

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2007

On August 22, 2007, a new tool became available to those cleaning up or interested in redeveloping contaminated property in Houston