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USEPA requesting public input on guidance documents for vapor intrusion
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

If you have been involved in a property with contamination, you are likely aware of the concerns associated with the release of volatile vapors into


Parent company’s motion to dismiss claim of breach of fiduciary duty denied
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

The spun-off subsidiary sued its parent for breach of fiduciary duty, and sued the corporation that acquired its parent shortly after the spin-off for civil conspiracy and aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty.


Eighth Circuit affirms summary judgment for Reed Smith client, answers CERCLA liability question left open by U.S. Supreme Court
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2011

Recently, Reed Smith represented Dravo Corporation in a case captioned Morrison Enterprises, LLC v. Dravo Corporation, before the District Court for the District of Nebraska and the Eighth Circuit.


New DoD rules on business controls may foreshadow more thorough and severe audits
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2010

On January 15, 2010, the U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) released a proposed rule concerning the internal controls and business systems contractors must have.


$59.4 million in Recovery Act funding available for elementary and secondary school construction projects at federal Impact Aid communities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2009

The Reed Smith Public Policy & Infrastructure Practice continues to monitor discussions and developments concerning implementation of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," Public Law 111-5, ("ARRA").


Some lessons learned from Buncefield
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2009

The High Court issued judgment at the end of March in the civil litigation to decide on liability following the 2005 explosion at the Buncefield oil storage depot.


New planning conditions for developments on polluted land
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2008

The Government have sent all local planning authorities new model planning conditions for use when polluted land is going to be re-developed.


Reinsurance ascertaining intention
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2008

In Wasa International Insurance Company Ltd v Lexington Insurance Company; AGF Insurance Ltd v Lexington Insurance Company Lawtel 29.2.08, a company incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania, incurred substantial expenditure due to the enforced removal of waste caused by pollution at, and the restoration of, several of its sites in the United States.


Disclosure of information to testifying experts: Regional Airport Authority of Louisville and Jefferson County v. LFG, LLC, 460 F.3d 697 (6th Cir. 2006)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2007

In this case, the plaintiff, Regional Airport Authority of Louisville and Jefferson County (“the Authority”), brought an action against LFG, LLC and Navistar (collectively “Defendants”) under the Comprehensive Environment Response, Compensation and Liability Act for the cost of remediation of property previously owned by Defendants.


N.J. appellate division accepts NJDEP’s interpretation of its powers and expands NRD liability to include lost use
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2007

A three-judge appellate panel of the New Jersey Superior Court has held that a discharger can be held strictly liable under the Spill Act for damages for “loss of use” of natural resources.