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Fourth Circuit finds no CERCLA “arranger” liability for the sale of used transformers containing PCBs
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

In Consolidated Coal Co. v. Georgia Power Co., 781 F.3d 129 (4th Cir. 2015), the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the seller of used


D.C. District Court Judge chastises the Department of the Interior, ordering it to deliver a plan on a BLM drilling permit, after a 29-year suspension
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

On July 27, 2015, D.C. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon entered a strongly worded order in Solenex LLC v. Jewell, chastising the defendants


Activists ask court to scrap EIR and stop fracking
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Today, July 30, the Center for Biological Diversity ("CBD") filed a complaint in Sacramento County Superior Court against the Division of Oil, Gas &


Tenth Circuit finds Price-Anderson Act does not preempt nuisance claims
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

In a pointed opinion, on June 23, the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that defendants Dow Chemical Co. (Dow) and Rockwell


EPA and the Army Corps seeking to consolidate challenges to recently issued “waters of the United States” rule
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Since the EPA and the Army Corps published the final rule defining “waters of the United States” on June 29, 2015, 72 plaintiffs have already filed


Wind generation appeals update - July 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

Proposal for a single turbine with a blade tip height of 80m. The main issues were landscape and visual impacts and residential amenity impacts. The


New battleground emerges in New York fracing debate
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

When New York officially banned hydraulic fracturing in late June 2015, many assumed the long-heated political debate was over and there would be no


Environmental case law update (March June 2015) Part II
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

On July 1, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a decision in the case of Goldfarb, et al., v. Mayor and City Council of


Fate of injection wells in historically exempt aquifers comes closer to determination
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

A lawsuit seeking an immediate halt to oil and gas wastewater injection at 2,500 wells across California took a positive turn for energy producers


Top 6 at 6 - climate change legal highlights of the first six months of 2015
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Some might say that the Clean Power Plan is all one needs to talk about in any highlights article on recent climate change legal issues. When final