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Hydrogen sulfide could be the smell of death for environmental class actions in Georgia
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2014

An environmental nuisance case focused on Georgia-Pacific's Savannah River Mill in Rincon, Georgia, has become a dispute with serious and


Clean Air Act insurance defense coverage
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

An electric utility was alleged by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to have made major modifications to its facility, resulting in excess


Court finds successor corporation liable for CERCLA response costs
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California found Sterling Centrecorp, Inc. liable for the costs of cleaning up the


No common interest in CEQA compliance prior to project approval, holds Fifth District in City of Ceres decision that conflicts with Third District’s California Oak decision and common practice
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • July 9 2013

In a partially-published appellate writ decision filed July 8, 2013, the Fifth District Court of Appeal held that while CEQA's administrative record


Shell Oil Co. v. United States -- a divided Federal Circuit identifies an exception to the rule that "no good deed goes unpunished"
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2014

It would be almost impossible to identify all of the individuals and companies that were critical to America's war efforts during World War II. The


8th Circuit vacates EPA’s mixing zone and blending prohibitions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

In a pivotal opinion, the 8th Circuit vacated EPA's across-the-board prohibitions on the use of mixing zones for primary contact recreation waters


WPDES CAFO permit program affirmed by Administrative decision
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

As originally described in a previous client alert, available here, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) issued two decisions on September 4, 2014 in


Ninth Circuit affirms “intangible” environmental damages award of $28.8 million against construction contractor for starting fire on national forest
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a jury award of $28.8 million to the federal government for “intangible” environmental harm to the environment caused by a fire that escaped from a construction site on private land and then burned onto the Angeles National Forest


Climate change science: trial courts and regulations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Overlooked in the District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals decision, dated June 26, 2012, in Coalition for Responsible Regulation, Inc. v. EPA, is the court’s discussion of the climate change science relied upon by EPA


Administrative decision signals potential shift in Wisconsin water law
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

A recent decision by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) creates regulatory uncertainty for any business or municipality that must seek approval for a