We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 820

MD federal court holds state ground water permit excludes RCRA liability

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2014

On July 16, 2014, the U.S. District Court of the District of Maryland issued an important Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. §

RCRA “disposal” does not extend to emissions directly into the air per US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

On August 20, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a suit brought by environmental groups against Union

District Court rejects challenge to decision of Fish and Wildlife Service to withdraw proposed ESA listing of the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

On September 30, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge to the decision of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Fifth Circuit holds notices of violation are not final agency actions

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

On July 3, 2014, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a unanimous opinion which held that notices of violation issued by EPA to two coal-fired

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issues opinion in Appalachian coal mine permit guidance case

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

The long-running appeal of EPA's "Final Guidance" for Clean Water Act permitting for Appalachian coal mining operations was recently concluded when

Federal appeals court holds that selenium discharges from coal mine are not subject to NPDES “permit shield”

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that a coal mining company could not take advantage of the Clean Water Act's "permit

Alaska Supreme Court opens the door for alternative theory in public trust litigation

  • McCarter & English LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2014

As this blog has discussed on several prior occasions, Our Children's Trust, an Oregon public interest group, has coordinated lawsuits in numerous

Deepwater Horizon oil spill legal update: judge makes findings of gross negligence and negligence

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

While the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has largely disappeared from the news headlines, for the parties involved in the litigation, the legal

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