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Higher Temperatures, Rising Water Levels and Preparing for a Sea Change in Real Estate
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

Climatologists predict that sea levels will continue to rise in the coming years and that temperatures will increase, causing the frequency and


"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


Illinois Opens Door for Takings Claims Flowing From Temporary Flooding
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

On July 8, the Illinois Supreme Court, in Hampton, et al., v. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, held that temporary


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


CERCLA dual standard hurts property owners, purchasers
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act imposes strict liability for the costs of environmental contamination on


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


Greenwashing
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2008

As the issues of climate change and sustainability continue to gain prominence in the minds of the public, consumers are now demanding greater access to greener products and services


“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


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


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