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Multi-million dollar insurance bad faith claim in environmental contamination case affirmed on appeal

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

An environmental contamination case resulting in a $3.4 million award for emotional distress and punitive damages due to unfair claims settlement

Public nuisance claims displaced by CERCLA

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

In a case of first impression, the Eastern District of Washington recently ruled in Anderson, et al., v. Teck Metals, Ltd. CV-13-420-LRS that CERCLA

Court rules CERCLA displaces federal common law claims for public nuisance

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

In a case of first impression, the Eastern District of Washington recently ruled in Anderson, et al., v. Teck Metals, Ltd. CV-13-420-LRS that CERCLA

Landlords may be liable for cleanup of tenant's pollution under Indiana's Environmental Legal Action statute

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

A recent ruling by the Indiana Court of Appeals examines liability under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action statute (“ELA”). The ruling in JDN

Frey v. EPA: Seventh Circuit clarifies when citizens can challenge remediation

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2014

In Frey v. EPA, 751 F.3d 461 (7th Cir. 2014) ("Frey III"), the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") in a

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

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

Indiana ethanol plants escape stricter standards

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

On Sept. 2, 2014, the Indiana Supreme Court affirmed a trial court's decision that the Indiana Department of Environmental Management ("IDEM") did

Court holds that EPA not required to regulate AFO emissions under Clean Air Act

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

On June 28, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia held that the Clean Air Act (CAA) does not impose a nondiscretionary

7th Circuit Court departs from 9th Circuit ruling in subrogation suit

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Recently, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois found that Section 107(a) does create a right to subrogation. Departing from