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Arlington’s new LEED standards

  • Bean Kinney & Korman PC
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  • USA
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  • December 8 2014

On November 15th, the County Board of Arlington County voted 4-1 to adopt a revised incentives policy for its green building standards. While

Regulatory documents can be contracts: the wetlands mitigation bank example

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 26 2014

For the second time in a year, a wetlands mitigation bank “instrument” executed between a landowner and a federal agency has been held by a court to

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

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

Kentucky federal court holds tort claims not preempted by Clean Air Act

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
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  • USA
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  • November 4 2014

State common law tort claims based on air emissions from a power plant are not preempted by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA), according to the U.S

PCBs in caulking materials

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 26 2012

The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently settled an enforcement action with The University of Massachusetts System for alleged violations of the Toxic Substance Control Act

Digging in the dirt? Allocating environmental liability in real estate transactions

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 12 2013

While adverse environmental conditions may be unavoidable, appropriate due diligence can help both real estate buyers and sellers avoid a liability

Can landlords with knowledge of tenant’s pollution be liable for cleanup under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action statute?

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 10 2014

A recent ruling by the Indiana Court of Appeals could expand liability under Indiana's Environmental Legal Action statute ("ELA"). The ruling in JDN

Can I sue my neighbor under nuisance law for contributing to climate change? The Supreme Court’s AEP vs. Connecticut: a case of “what will Kennedy decide”?

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 27 2011

Yet again, climate law watchers those who want greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions further reduced, as well as those who would be most affected by additional air regulations are holding their breath, waiting for the Supreme Court to issue its decree

Seventh Circuit rules laches no bar to breach of contract for failure to remove contaminants

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2011

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a landowner who sold property to The Nature Conservancy but failed to remove contaminants as required by the sales contract cannot bar a breach of contract claim by asserting laches as a defense