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CEQA judicial outcomes: fifteen years of reported California appellate and Supreme Court decisions
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

This report analyzes all published opinions from 1997 through 2012 litigated to the California Court of Appeal or the California Supreme Court


Fifth Circuit narrowly rejects petition for en banc rehearing in In Re: Deepwater Horizon civil penalty ruling
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

On November 5, 2014, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit refused to reconsider its June 2014 decision affirming the District


Court rules CERCLA displaces federal common law claims for public nuisance
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

In a case of first impression, the Eastern District of Washington recently ruled in Anderson, et al., v. Teck Metals, Ltd. CV-13-420-LRS that CERCLA


Court finds that sale of hazardous chemicals isn’t disposal absent intent to dispose
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The Fifth Circuit recently held that a seller of dry cleaning chemicals did not assume Superfund "arranger" liability by merely selling a useful but


EPA's proposals to regulate CO2 emissions from power plants: reasonable (perhaps) by legislation, but challenging via the Clean Air Act
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

In January 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reproposed standards of performance regulating carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from


Public nuisance claims displaced by CERCLA
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

In a case of first impression, the Eastern District of Washington recently ruled in Anderson, et al., v. Teck Metals, Ltd. CV-13-420-LRS that CERCLA


California Supreme Court decides significant impact alone not sufficient to deny use of categorical exemption (Berkeley Hillside Preservation v. City of Berkeley)
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

In a landmark California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) case decided yesterday, the California Supreme Court provided guidance on the use of


Environmental liability: relief through bankruptcy or not?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

A State Department of environmental protection (DEP) filed an administrative expense application in the bankruptcy cases of coal mining debtors for


California Supreme Court construes CEQA’s “unusual circumstances” exception to categorical exemptions in Berkeley Hillside Preservation v. City of Berkeley decision
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

In a 46-page majority opinion written by Justice Chin and joined by four other justices, punctuated by an 18-page concurring opinion (by Justice Liu


Food industry outlook for 2015
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 27 2015

For 2015, the food and beverage industry will experience governmental attention on a number of fronts. Given the Department of Justice's recent