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$900,000 Penalty and Felony Guilty Plea to Resolve Wastewater Dumping Charges
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On Oct. 26, 2016, A&L Cesspool Service Corporation (A&L) pled guilty to charges in federal court in Brooklyn, New York for violating the Clean Water


EPA’s Environmental Justice 2020 Agenda Reflects the “Flint Effect”
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

EPA released its Environmental Justice 2020 Action Agenda on Oct. 27. The Agenda details EPA’s strategic plan for 2016-2020 to further implement and


Who Pays When the Other Party Delays? “Loss of Use” Damages and the Recent Michigan Decision Newell Brands, Inc. v. Kirsch Lofts, LLC
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

When the responsible party and site owner differ, remediation projects can languish at times because the two parties' interests are not aligned. When


EPA Region 7 Reaches $112,684 Settlement with Albaugh, LLC for Alleged FIFRA Violations
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

EPA and Albaugh, LLC recently reached a $112,684 settlement to resolve allegations that Albaugh violated the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and


Coyote Ugly - Criminal Conviction for Unlawful Use of Pesticide Which Caused Coyote Deaths
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2016

On Sept. 27, 2016, Ted Nelson, Jr. was sentenced to eight months in custody with one year of supervised release upon payment of $2,500 in restitution


Government’s War-Time Closure of Gold Mine Insufficient to Establish “Operator” Liability Under CERCLA
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

On Sept. 20, the Eastern District of California ruled in the case of U.S. v. Sterling Centrecorp Inc., Case No. 2:08-cv-02556-MCE-JFM (E.D. Cal. Sept


Recent Sierra Club v. Dominion Power Lawsuit Could Open the Flood Gates for Clean Water Act Citizen Suits
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2016

The U.S. EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) program is the cornerstone of Congressional efforts to reduce water pollution


Is Groundwater a “Water of the US”? Recent Sierra Club v. Dominion Power Lawsuit Could Open the Flood Gates for Clean Water Act Citizen Suits
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

The U.S. EPA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ("NPDES") program is the cornerstone of Congressional efforts to reduce water


Indiana Court of Appeals Clarifies Limits on Claims Brought under Two Environmental Statutes
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

In SchuchmanSamberg Investments, Inc. v. Hoosier Penn Oil Co. Inc, et al., the Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that a landowner's claim under


8th Circuit Reverses Class Certification in Superfund Environmental Contamination Case
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In Ebert v. General Mills, Inc., 823 F.3d 472 (8th Cir. 2016), the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed class certification in a case