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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


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


Maryland to impose new Stormwater Remediation Fee; Virginia enacts Congestion Relief Fee
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

Lawmakers in Maryland and Virginia have approved the imposition of certain new fees on property owners in various jurisdictions. Maryland property


"Green" leasing: landlord and tenant perspectives
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2012

As the global emphasis on carbon footprint reduction and sustainability measures continues to increase, so will the prevalence of "green" provisions in commercial leases


EPA's new "institutional controls" guidance may raise issues in cleanups and transactions
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued two guidelines with far-reaching implications for real estate transactions involving


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


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


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"


Summerwood and Sunrise - affordability meets sustainability in Riverside, California
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2009

Highland Properties Development is helping prove that affordable housing can also be green housing