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New Phase I ESA standard to be issued in November
  • Bilzin Sumberg
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

A new standard for performing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) is expected to be released in November 2013 by ASTM, a standards


Bona fide prospective purchaser defense rejected by Fourth Circuit because purchaser did not exercise appropriate care after closing
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

An owner of real property claiming the bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) defense under Section 107(r)(1) of CERCLA has the burden of


Second Circuit Upholds Principle that Passive Sandwich Lessee is Neither an "Owner" nor an "Operator" under CERCLA
  • Manko Gold Katcher & Fox
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Last week, the Second Circuit issued an unpublished decision affirming an earlier decision of the Eastern District of New York that stands for the


Whatever the EIR’s name, CEQA’s rules for substantive content and subsequent review remain the same: first district upholds EIR for Treasure Island redevelopment project
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • July 14 2014

On July 7, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal filed its published opinion affirming the trial court's judgment upholding the EIR for the


The April term of court ends at the Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2013

On July 16, the April term of court ended at the Georgia Court of Appeals. As is typical, the last few days of the Court's term brought the most


Court of Appeals allows neighboring property owners to intervene in remediation suit
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2014

In a recent opinion, the Indiana Court of Appeals held that adjacent property owners could intervene in the proceedings concerning funds for


First District “doubts” CEQA operates in reverse, upholds mitigated negative declaration for urban infill project despite soil and groundwater contamination in parker shattuck neighbors
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

In an opinion recently ordered published, the First District Court of Appeal extensively reviewed the relevant case law and expressed skepticism that


New opponents to green buildings emerge
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

Recognition and incentives for green buildingsstructures and processes that are considered more socially responsible, environmentally


Evaluating environmental risks in real estate transactions
  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • USA
  • May 21 2014

Evaluating environmental risks associated with real estate transactions is a standard, and often standardized, practice for sophisticated real estate


Valuing contaminated property
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2013

If you know contaminated industrial property would be worth $X clean, what is the proper way to value the contamination? Maybe it is just the "cost