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CERCLA liability for relocation of hazardous waste is there any limit?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2013

Just as tortfeasors take their victims as they find them, s0 PRPs take their hazardous waste sites as they find them. This rule has been around


Lady Gaga: she's no (copyright) monster
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The federal district court in New Jersey has dismissed Stefani Germanotta, a.k.a. Lady Gaga, from a copyright lawsuit filed by composer and record


More evidence that the government no longer automatically wins Superfund cases: New Jersey requires proof of a nexus between a discharge and response costs
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

As I have previously noted, government attorneys’ traditional approach to litigating Superfund cases has been to announce that they represent the government and that they therefore win.


New Jersey promulgates a regulation permitting waiver of environmental regulations: will the environment in New Jersey collapse as a result?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

Late last week, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection adopted a rule providing itself with the authority to waive environmental regulations in limited circumstances.


The next state to threaten to dump RGGI? New Jersey!
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) took a bit of a blow today when Governor Christie of New Jersey, the second-largest of the 10-state group, announced that the state was leaving the organization.


Yes, Virginia, you can estop the government
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2010

One of the first lessons I learned as a summer associate, more years ago than I care to remember, is that the probability of a successful estoppel claim against the government is approximately the same as the probability that there is a Santa Claus.