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Well, how did it get here? Recent air disposal cases create liability uncertainty
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed to hear an interlocutory appeal of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern


D.C. Circuit rejects psychological harm theory in deer-culling case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

This Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion in No. 13-5136, Grunewald v. Jarvis, affirming the lower court’s decision that the National Park


Criminal asbestos case against Tennessee salvage company
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer sentenced five people to prison terms in federal court in Greeneville, Tennessee, this week for conspiring to commit


Sixth Circuit issues important Clean Water Act permit shield decision
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued an important ruling in Sierra Club v. ICG Hazard that preserves the "permit shield"


Environmental Justice in Massachusetts
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

Over the past several months, there has been a flurry of activity on environmental justice in Massachusetts, and more developments are expected


Wisconsin Supreme Court applies pollution exclusion to well contaminated with manure
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

Recently, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the pollution exclusion applies to well water contamination arising from the application of manure to


6th Circuit Court upholds Clean Water Act "permit shield" defense
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that ICG Hazard, LLC's Clean Water Act (CWA) general permit defense, located in the CWA at 33 U.S.C


Fourth District’s split decision further complicates CEQA requirements surrounding GHG impact analysis and mitigation measures dissent warns majority opinion will weaken and confuse the law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

In a split decision on November 24, 2014, the Fourth District California Court of Appeal invalidated the program EIR for San Diego Association of


DC Circuit issues rulings in cases rejecting petitions to review regulatory actions by EPA and FERC
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2015

On April 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided the case of Delta Construction Company, et. Al. V


Fourth Circuit holds that seller of used transformers is not liable as “Arranger” under CERCLA
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the seller of used transformers containing PCBs had no CERCLA "arranger" liability for PCB contamination