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Did EPA overstep in applying soil vapor intrusion guidance to commercial buildings?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

In April 2013, U.S. EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response issued two guidance documents on soil vapor intrusion. One addresses general


Crossed Circuits: Running Counter to Fifth and Tenth Circuit Rulings, Eighth Circuit Finds ICCTA Preempt Common Law Negligence Claims
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has distinguished decisions from the Fifth and Tenth Circuit that appear, at first blush, to be in


“Reverse CEQA” Reversed- California Supreme Court Rejects CEQA Analysis of Impacts of the Environment on the Project
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

In California Building Industry Association v. Bay Area Air Quality Management District (December 17, 2015) (Case No. S213478) (CBIA v. BAAQMD


Continuing challenges to the assertion of federal regulatory authority over navigable waters
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

On May 15, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit again ruled that the National Association of Home Builders lacked


Legislative update: new Texas laws affecting the environment or environmental regulation
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2013

This Texas legislative session brought several notable environment- and energy-related changes. The major standouts are culled and summarized in this


New superfund ruling: Supreme Court holds that CERCLA Section 9658 does not preempt state statutes of repose
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

The Supreme Court has issued its decision in the case of CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, et al., __ S. Ct. __ (June 9, 2014), argued April 23, 2014. The


TX Supreme Court reverses "stigma ruling" contaminated property decision and postpones definitive ruling on availability of stigma damages
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

On August 22, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the case of Houston Unlimited, Inc. Metal Processing v. Mel Acres


Appellate division review jurisdiction- employment law, smoking restrictions in state parks
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

The first quarter of 2015 was harsh in terms of weather and the workload at the Appellate Divisions. However, as opposed to the snow, the caseload did


California commercial property owners face deadline for energy benchmarking disclosures
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2011

The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently issued revised draft regulations setting the implementation schedule for its energy use disclosure program under AB 1103


Fighting climate change with regional land use planning
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2009

On September 30, 2008, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law Senate Bill 375 ("SB 375"), which, according to the Governor’s signing statement, "constitutes the most sweeping revision of land use policies since Governor Ronald Reagan signed the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") nearly four decades ago"