Keri L. Holleb Hotaling

Jenner & Block LLP


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Section 113 or 107? Supreme Court declines to clarify CERCLA cost recovery options

USA - December 31 2012 The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act ("CERCLA") provides causes of action that allow parties who have incurred…

Allison A. Torrence

High Court refuses to take up Kivalina climate suit

USA - May 21 2013 On May 20, 2013, the United States Supreme Court denied the Alaska town of Kivalina's petition for writ of certiorari in its public nuisance lawsuit…

EPA completes time-critical removal action in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood

USA - November 8 2013 Yesterday, the EPA announced that it finished a time-critical removal action of lead in the soil at the former Loewenthal Metals site at 947 W…

Alaskan village seeks rehearing of climate change suit in 9th Circuit

USA - October 10 2012 On October 4, 2012, the Alaskan Village of Kivalina filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the Ninth Circuit.

Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of federal common law nuisance claim for global warming

USA - September 28 2012 On September 21, 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp. et al., 9th Cir., No. 09-17490, ruled that the Alaska town of Kivalina could not sue energy companies under a federal common law claim of public nuisance for global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions.