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EPA’s Clean Water Act jurisdiction simplified? Think again. The devil is in the definition
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final version of the Clean Water Rule (CWR), which defines categories of water


U.S. EPA issues new vapor intrusion technical guides: highlights for experienced environmental professionals
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

More than 12 years in the making, U.S. EPA recently issued two new technical guides for assessing and mitigating the vapor intrusion pathway:


Court applies volumetric apportionment under CERCLA in lieu of joint and several liability
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

In United States v. NCR Corp., a Wisconsin District Court held that recent 7th Circuit guidance in the wake of Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway


Wisconsin District Court paves the way for apportionment of harm under CERCLA in the Seventh Circuit
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2015

NCR Corporation recently avoided joint and several liability under CERCLA for its contribution to PCB contamination in the Lower Fox River


Landowners environmental liability for tenants’ misdeeds
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

Landowners who know their properties are contaminated may be liable for damages, even if they didn't contribute directly to the pollution, according


President’s Executive Order announces new sustainability goals across federal supply chain
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

Executive Order 13693 (the "Order"), issued by President Obama on March 15, 2015, aims to reduce the federal government's greenhouse gas ("GHG"


Indiana Court of Appeals upholds trial victory for Taft client in environmental contamination suit
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2015

In a case that examines the limits of liability for environmental cleanup costs under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action Statute (“ELA”), the


Parent corporation’s prior assertions of domination create “alter ego” scenario, opens door for indirect successor liability under CERCLA
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

In Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. v. TCI Pacific Comm. Inc., No. 4:11-cv-00252-CVE-PJC (N.D. Ok., Feb. 2, 2015), the U.S. District Court for the Northern


Burlington Northern Limits on “arranger” liability bleed into California statutory law
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

In 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion that fundamentally changed the scope of liability for "arrangers" under the federal Comprehensive


Sixth Circuit rules Clean Water Act’s permit shield can protect general permit holders from liability
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2015

The 6th Circuit recently ruled that facilities holding a Clean Water Act (“CWA”) Section 402 general permit one of two types of National Pollutant