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Court rules purchaser of remediated site not a potentially responsible party

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2013

A federal magistrate in Texas has recommended the dismissal of claims filed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and

California Appeals Court overturns water and sewer project approval

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2013

A California appeals court has ruled that the City of Santa Cruz improperly certified the extension of water and sewer services to support an

Developer cleared to pursue takings claim related to wetland permitting

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a developer may pursue a claim that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) took the developer's

Ninth Circuit upholds asbestos conviction and four-year sentence for developer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a four-year prison sentence for a developer convicted of removing asbestos illegally. United States v

Federal court rules disposal of drilling waste allowed for subsurface owner

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

A federal court in West Virginia has ruled that owners of surface land have no trespass claim against a natural gas company with subsurface mineral rights for building and using drilling waste pits at the site

Ninth Circuit revives challenges to Nevada housing project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a decision dismissing challenges to regulatory approvals for a Nevada housing project and thus reinstated the claims

Owners of downgradient property not liable under CERCLA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2012

A federal court in New York has absolved from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act owners of property adjacent to a church from which groundwater containing contaminants had migrated

Federal Circuit disallows intervention in suit over California water releases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the motions of the Natural Resources Defense Council and a fishermen’s organization to intervene in a lawsuit involving water releases from a California dam

Claims against developer for failing to disclose nearby bombing range dismissed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a Florida federal court’s dismissal of putative class action claims against a residential developer for failing to disclose to home buyers the proximity of the development to a World War II bombing range

Federal court dismisses Hurricane Katrina global warming lawsuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

A federal court in Mississippi has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit filed by property owners against several insurers and oil companies, alleging that defendants’ activities contributed to global warming that ultimately led to conditions which caused Hurricane Katrina and the resulting damage