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Divided court affirms summary judgment in CERCLA “arranger” case
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The decision sets a high bar for proving intent to dispose of hazardous substances and may make it easier for a party alleged to be liable as an


A footnote about the lack of footnotes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

Last week, we had a post on a decision in St Marys Cement, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency. While the opinion is a fairly


Houston flooding and lawyers - a climate change informed view
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

"After a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, litigation often follows to determine who will pay for the consequences." Mariner Energy, Inc. v


Lumber Liquidators faces civil and criminal lawsuits due to allegations of excessive formaldehyde in its flooring products
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

On May 28, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear oral arguments about whether to consolidate and centralize class action lawsuits


EPA finalizes rule defining waters of the United States
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a prepublication version of its rule defining the waters of the United States, also


District court imposes divisibility cap on superfund liability
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

In the first case to explore in depth the Superfund divisibility defense after the US Supreme Court’s decision in Burlington Northern & Santa Fe


Snakes on a plane? Federal court limits DOI's power to control interstate transportation of anacondas and pythons
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

On May 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia partially granted a request for a preliminary injunction against the


Several important environmental decisions before the appellate courts
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

The following important U.S. District Court decisions are being appealed to the Fifth and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals: Louisiana District Court


Substance over forma refreshing application of CEQA analysis
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2015

The Court of Appeal in City of Irvine v. County of Orange elaborated upon the rules dictating when a supplemental EIR, as opposed to a subsequent EIR


FedEx enters settlement with California District Attorneys to partially resolve allegations of mismanagement of damaged products, but related actions still pending in state and federal courts
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • September 8 2015

On July 28, 2015, FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. ("FedEx") entered into a settlement agreement ("Settlement") with a group of California District