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Toxics Law Reporter

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Topics Covered
  • Allocation issues
  • Contribution protection
  • Cost-recovery and cleanup litigation
  • Due diligence
  • Environmental exposure
  • Federal facilities
  • Government-enforcement actions
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Hazardous-waste law
  • Liability insurance
  • Natural-resource damages
  • Occupational exposure
  • Personal injury
  • Product liability
  • Property damage
  • Residential exposure
  • Oil spills
  • State-enforcement actions
  • Tort reform
  • Toxic torts
Key Laws & Regulations Covered
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
  • Oil Pollution Act
  • Toxic Substances Control Act

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Top Superfund Litigation Trends: Consent Orders, Arranger Liability
June 26
An In-Depth Look at How Environmental Liability Transfers Can Rescue Troubled Merger and Acquisition Transactions
June 26
Travelers May Owe for Heavy Metals Coverage
June 26
Exxon Faces Suit by Tire Workers' Estates; ‘Discovery Rule’ Tolls Survivors' Claims
June 25
First Trials Set for August In Cymbalta Withdrawal Suits
June 25
Home Builders Seek Rehearing of Challenge To Traditional Navigable Water Designation
June 25
Arizona Public Service Co. Reaches Accord Involving Four Corners Power Plant
June 25
$6.5M Purina Dog Treat Settlement Receives Final Green Light
June 25
$9M Punitive Damages Award Stands in Tobacco Suit
June 24
Dow, Rockwell Likely to See $1.25 Billion Bill As Rocky Flats Radiation Award Is Reinstated
June 24
New Federal Fracking Rules Delayed, Parties to Present Additional Evidence
June 24
EPA Had Discretion to Amend Approval Of San Joaquin Air Pollution Control Plan
June 24
Bill to Update Toxic Substances Control Act Sails Through House; Senate Vote Soon
June 24
Hydraulic Fracturing: New Science and New Developments In Environmental & Toxics Litigation
June 24
Pressure Relief Valve Provisions Focus of Industry Challenge to Air Toxics Rule
June 24
Proposed Property Owner Class Sues Over Calif. Spill
June 24
U.S. Backs Appeal in RCRA Citizen Suit Over Chemically-Treated PG&E Utility Poles
June 23
Legal Giants Olson, Lessig Square Off Over Mobile Phone Radiation Warning
June 23
Water Act Claim Tossed, APA Claim Stayed In Suit Over W.Va. Permitting Authority
June 23
Underground Storage Tank Rules Revised With Costs Projected to Be Lower, EPA Says
June 23
Remand Upheld; Shipbuilder Failed to Show That Employee Worked on Government Ships
June 22
Environmental Justice Case Can't Proceed; ‘No Useful Purpose’ After Tardy Dismissal
June 22
New Techniques, Identifying Composition Of Contaminants Promise Faster Cleanups
June 22
North Carolina Eases Environmental Reviews
June 22
Grinding Tool Used With Asbestos Product Makes Machine Manufacturer Liable
June 19
Colorado City Immune From Contamination Suit
June 19
Consent Decree Doesn't Derail Citizen Suit; Claims Not Addressed in Accord May Proceed
June 19
U.S. Says Jurisdictional Determination Case Not Ready for Argument, Despite Circuit Split
June 19
Environmentalists Sue W.Va. Mine Operator Alleging Excessive Selenium Pollution
June 19
Dispute Over PCP Leach at Pacific Gas Site: Which Law Governs—RCRA or Clean Water Act?
June 18
Judgment Against Novartis Reversed in Clozaril Case
June 18
Luminant Seeks to Overturn EPA Air Rule Stripping Texas Affirmative Defense Provision
June 18
EPA Inspector General Calls for Speedy Completion of RCRA Post-Closure Guidance
June 18
Ecuadoreans' Suit Against Attorney for Share Of $9.5B Judgment Not Properly in NY Court
June 17
MTBE Defective Design Allegations Tossed, Oil Companies Must Defend Warning Claims
June 17
Biodiesel Fuel Company Owner Pleads Guilty in Clean Air Act Case
June 17
PCS Phosphate Is Owed Superfund Defense For Sudden, Accidental Transformer Blowout
June 16
BNFL Not Liable for Asbestos Claims Brought by Off-Site Electrical Subcontractors
June 16
Proposed Class of Santa Barbara Businesses Alleges Economic Damages From Oil Spill
June 16
$72 Million Penalty Will Stand Against Volvo Powertrain for Air Emissions
June 16
Duke Energy Coal Ash Cleanup Timeline Is Determined by North Carolina Law
June 16
Mingo Coal Appeals ‘Rubber Stamp’ Of Revocation of Army Corps Permit
June 16
Lumber Liquidators Suits Centralized; Over 100 Cases Allege High Formaldehyde Levels
June 15
GSK Illegally Promoted Zofran Off-Label For Treating Pregnancy Nausea, Suit Says
June 15
Discovery Rule Applies in Pain Pump Case
June 15
Judge Approves Agreement to Dismiss Remaining Claims in EPA Text Message Case
June 15
EPA Releases Long-Awaited Guidance On Assessing, Mitigating Vapor Intrusion
June 12
High Court to Eye Petitions Disputing Higher Scrutiny for State-Led Superfund Settlements
June 12
Nursing Home Not Liable as Premises Owner To Family of Asbestos Insulation Employee
June 12
Wrongful Promotion of Generic Drug May Be Viable Recovery Theory in Fifth Cir.
June 12
Occasional Flow of Water Doesn't Translate Into Clean Water Act Coverage, EPA Says
June 12
Cell Phone Group Sues Berkeley, Says Ordinance Violates Free Speech Rights
June 12
PepsiCo Prop. 65 Claim Proceeds, Claims Not Preempted in 4-MeI Class Action
June 12
‘Chocolate Chew' Cookie Case Proceeds; Publix Can't Escape Allergen Warning Claims
June 12
EPA to Consider Greenhouse Gas Rules For Aircraft After Endangerment Finding
June 11
Metal Scrapper's Mesothelioma Claim Tossed; Use of Product Not Reasonably Foreseeable
June 11
Shell, Texaco and Chevron Halt Bid To Link Gasoline Exposure to AML
June 11
ER Radiation Exposure Suits Dismissed; X-Ray Room Flaws Trumped by Repose Law
June 11
Mental Anguish Claims Proceed Against Halliburton
June 11
Pfizer Wins Second Trial Over Zoloft, Birth-Defect Link
June 11
Challenges to Proposed Clean Power Plan Ruled Premature Until Rule Released
June 10
$54M Deal OK'd for Another 82 Workers Injured by World Trade Center Toxic Dust
June 10
Most Claims in Elk River Spill Case Survive Against Eastman Chemicals and Water Utility
June 10
Pfizer Report Warns of Possible Link Between Zoloft, Birth Defects
June 10
Dishing Up Directors & Officers Insurance Coverage for Foodborne Illness
June 10
Supreme Court Won't Consider Liability for Coal That Fell Off Conveyer Belt
June 9
Enbridge to Pay $4 Million in Settlement With Resource Trustees Over 2010 Spill
June 9
Mental Anguish Claim Barred In Louisiana Family's Mesothelioma Suit
June 9
No Review of Ruling That EPA Letter Triggers Coverage
June 9
Coverage of Isolated Waters, Wetlands Not Determined by Single Function, EPA Says
June 9
Cleanup Order Triggers Duty to Indemnify; Non-Decision Breached Duty to Defend
June 8
Iowa Residents Seek Rehearing Over Air Act Regulation of Animal Feedlots
June 8
ExxonMobil, U.S. to Share Superfund Costs For WWII Factory Waste; Allocation Deferred
June 5
Ex-BP Executive Acquitted of Lying About Size of 2010 Gulf Coast Spill
June 5
Whirlpool Judgment OK'd in Gas Range Case; Link to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Fails
June 5
EPA Nonhazardous Secondary Materials Rule Survives Industry, Environmental Challenges
June 5
Settling Parties' Superfund Suit Reinstated; Claims Don't Stem From Years-Old Agreement
June 5
Suit Against Energy Companies May Proceed For Particle Migration; No Air Act Preemption
June 4
Lack of Evidence on Replacement Parts Specs Sinks Defense in Aircraft Asbestos Case
June 4
Former BP Executive Testifies, Denies Lying Over Gulf Oil Spill Size
June 4
Cymbalta Users Try Again for Class Status; Eli Lilly Allegedly Hid Withdrawal Risk
June 4
Airborne Asbestos Nuisance Claims Survive Dismissal
June 4
Dismissal of TVA Coal Ash Suits Reversed; Federal Contractor's Immunity at Issue
June 3
Ruling Barring Coverage for Waste Oil Barrels Could Lead to ‘Anomalous Results’
June 3
EPA Sends Final Clean Power Plan Rule To White House for Interagency Review
June 3
Industry Lacks Standing to Bring Challenge To Carbon Sequestration Waste Exclusion
June 3
California Diver Alleges ‘Reckless Disregard' In Class Action Against Pipeline Company
June 3
EPA Must Reconsider Small Refinery Petition, Methodology for Exemption Requests Upheld
June 3
Pros, Cons and Future of Asbestos Litigation Debated At Civil Justice Symposium
June 2
Waters of U.S. Rule Faces Likely Challenges On Tributaries, Other Issues, Attorneys Say
June 2
Ford, Honeywell Lose Bid to Restrict Use of Case Reports in Asbestos Trial
June 2
Suit Claiming Pollution at Three Coal Mines Allowed to Proceed Based on Conductivity
June 2
Ruling Centralizes Lumber Liquidators Wood Flooring Litigation in Virginia
June 15
No Insurance Coverage for Sunken Barrels Under Policy Covering Pollutant Damage
June 1
NL Industries May Pursue N.J. Township; Not a Challenge to Ongoing Superfund Order
June 1
Petition Over Thalidomide Case Dismissals Nixed
June 1
Undisclosed Prior Suit Sinks Asbestos Case
June 1
U.S. Opposes Petitions of BP, Anadarko Over Deepwater Horizon Water Act Liability
June 1
‘Bare Metal Defense’ Applies in Pennsylvania To Strict Liability, Not Failure to Warn Claims
May 29
Agreement Bars Suit Over Oil Spill After Demolition
May 29
Texas Fracking Company to Pay $500,000 To Resolve Hazardous Waste Allegations
May 29
Groups Seek Reconsideration of Decision To Remand Greenhouse Gas Permitting Rule
May 29
Obama Touts Clarity of Water Jurisdiction Rule, Industry Groups Claim Regulatory Overreach
May 28
Pollution Suit Sent Back to State Court Under CAFA Local Controversy Exception
May 28
Abbott to Pay $23M in Punitive Damages In Suit Linking Epilepsy Drug, Birth Defects
May 28
BP Drops Deepwater Horizon Insurance Claim, Won't Seek to Access Transocean's Policy
May 28
Lexapro Maker Wins Judgment in Suicide Case
May 28
Ruling Ups the Ante in Long-Delayed EPA Superfund Financial Assurance Rules
May 27
San Diego May Pursue Kinder Morgan For Petroleum Releases on City Property
May 27
EPA Says It Has Met Legal Obligations On Regulating Seven Hazardous Pollutants
May 27
Union Pacific Railroad Wins Dismissal; Asarco Contribution Claim Time-Barred
May 26
ConAgra to Pay $11.2 Million in Guilty Plea Over Peanut Butter Tainted With Salmonella
May 20
Judgment for Atlantic Richfield, Sunoco Reversed in Pennsylvania Asbestos Case
May 20
Law Firm Fights Inquiry Into Clients' Consent To Voluntary Dismissal of Thalidomide Suits
May 20
Zoloft Defendants Urge MDL Court To Reject Plaintiffs' Latest Causation Expert
May 20
Marathon Petroleum to Pay $2.9 Million Fine, Install Pollution Controls in Air Settlement
May 20
Eastman Chemical, Trade Group Sue EPA Over Air Rule for Off-Site Waste, Recovery
May 20
Claims Must Fail Against Branded Drugmaker, Despite Ala. Top Court Ruling, Wyeth Says
May 19
New ‘Continuous Harm' Test Used for NCR's Share of Lower Fox River Superfund Cleanup
May 19
New Texas Law Bars Municipalities From Regulating Fracking Operations
May 19
Is the First Circuit Ruling in Celexa/Lexapro a Harbinger of Change In the Prescription Drug Preemption Landscape?
May 19
Illinois Workers' Comp Limits Debated For Latent Asbestos-Related Disease
May 18
No SCOTUS Review of Expert Exclusion In Fixodent Neurological Injury Suit
May 18
Home Builders' Standing Again Rejected In Challenge to Navigable Water Designation
May 18
Sovereign Silver Class Action Dismissed; Attorneys Faulted for Lack of Diligence
May 15
Oregon Vets Regroup After KBR Wins Appeal; $85 Million Verdict Tossed in Iraq War Suit
May 15
Duke Ordered to Pay $102 Million Upon Plea to Coal Ash Allegations
May 15
CERCLA, Navigation Law Claims Survive Against GE Over Hudson River Contamination
May 14
Tobacco Ruling Would Have Wide Effects, Health Groups Say, Urging Full-Court Review
May 14
N.Y. State Cites Health, Environmental Risks In Environmental Impact Statement on Fracking
May 14
Enbridge Agrees to Pay $75 Million To Settle 2010 Pipeline Oil Spill Claims
May 14
EPA Lacks Statutory Authority to Regulate Plastic Microbead Discharges by Consumers
May 14
Conservation Groups Say Court Order Needed To End 30-Year Delay in EPA Superfund Rules
May 13
Wrong Pleading Standard Applied In Rejecting Plaintiffs' Lung Cancer Claims
May 13
Electric Groups Outline Potential Legal Issues With EPA's Definition of Solid Waste Rule
May 13
Enforcement Order Equivalent of Civil Action Limits Party to Superfund Contribution Claim
May 12
California Top Court Poised to Decide Daimler Jurisdiction Issue in Plavix Case
May 12
Lumber Liquidators: Insurers Wrongly Failed To Provide Coverage for Flooring Suits
May 12
RICO Claims Thrown Out in Risperdal Suit; No Standing for Man Who Didn't Pay Costs Himself
May 12
Tonawanda Coke Agrees to Pay $12 Million In Civil Case, Bringing Total to $42 Million
May 12
Virginia Developer to Petition Supreme Court On Adjacent-Wetlands Ruling, Attorney Says
May 12
Shell Worker Ordered to Pay $19.4 Million In Restitution in Pipeline Spill Criminal Case
May 12
Deepwater Ruling May Open Floodgates To Hundreds of Appeals as Rulings Are Docketed
May 11
Dow Wins Texas Appeal Over Liability For Contractor's Asbestos Insulation Work
May 11
California Again to Place Bisphenol A On List for Reproductive Toxicants
May 11
Lumber Liquidators Pulls Flooring Two Months After Criticism
May 8
Airline Passenger's Food Poisoning Claims Ruled Preempted by Montreal Convention
May 8
Incomplete Beard Covers, Dirty Shoes Turned Up at Blue Bell
May 8
Texas Denied Rehearing of Challenge To Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirement
May 8
New Jersey Trial Court Ruling in Accutane: Another Example Of Science Driving Outcomes in Pharmaceutical Litigation
May 7
Expedited Discovery OK'd in Injunction Action Over Lumber Liquidators' Home Test Kits
May 7
DuPont's Teflon Unit Neighbors Worry Chemours Won't Pay Medical Monitoring Bills
May 7
Draft EPA Guidance Issued for Extending Post-Closure Care at Hazardous Waste Sites
May 7
$5M Engle-Progeny Judgment Affirmed; Philip Morris Not Denied Right to Fair Trial
May 7
Subjective Concern Over Coal Ash Spill Ruled Inadequate to Prove Tort Claims
May 6
Keeping the Gate Redux: More Valuation Methodologies Come Under Fire in Property Value Diminution Cases
May 6
Trials Set Over Paint Stripper Deaths Against Manufacturer W.M. Barr & Co.
May 6
Full Eleventh Circuit Review Sought For Cigarette Preemption Ruling
May 6
KBR, Veterans Spar Over Jurisdiction In Appeal of Iraq Hazmat Exposure Suit
May 5
Owner Personally Liable for Contamination; Corporate Veil Piercing Upheld in Ohio Case
May 5
Tygacil Warning Claims Survive Dismissal, But Fraud Not Sufficiently Pleaded
May 5
Sierra Club: Permit Shield Can't Be Invoked For Coal Spills From Conveyer Belt Into Bay
May 5
Mexican States' Gulf Spill Claims Barred; States Don't Own Damaged Property
May 4
Popcorn Workers Lose Bid for Remand, Didn't Meet CAFA Exception Burden
May 4
Stationary Engine Exemption Struck Down; 100 Hour Exemption Arbitrary and Capricious
May 4
California Supplement Maker Wins Judgment In Hawaii OxyElite Suit; Jurisdiction Lacking
May 4
NCR's Mandamus Petition Denied; No Irreparable Injury in Superfund Ruling
May 1
CERCLA, Navigation Act Claims Survive Against GE Over Hudson River Contamination
May 14
White House Completes Review of EPA's Final Underground Storage Tank Revisions
May 1
Lexapro Action Stays in Federal Court; Diversity Jurisdiction Found
May 1
Useful Tips to Mitigate Liability As Arranger for Disposal of Hazardous Waste
May 1
Claims Narrowed in Asbestos Case Against Shell Oil, United Technologies
April 30
Consumer Attorneys Dispute Industry Claims In California Take-Home Asbestos Appeals
April 30
Expanding Definition of Point Source A Matter of Debate Among Water Attorneys
April 30
Requests to Reconsider Mercury, Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants Denied by EPA
April 30
Oregon Vets Regroup After KBR Wins Appeal; $85 Million Verdict Tossed In Iraq War Suit
May 15
Respirator Maker Wins Reversal on Appeal; Judgment Granted on Warning, Defect Claims
April 29
Members of BP Medical Settlement Class Have Jury Trial Right for Injuries Arising Later
April 29
Shell Shuts Down Most Claims Over Puerto Rico MTBE Contamination
April 29
Revised TSCA-Reform Bill Approved By Senate Environment Committee
April 29
Suit Over Charles River Alleges EPA Failure To Enforce Storm Water Regulations
April 29
Takeda Said to Agree to Pay $2.3 Billion To Settle Thousands of Actos Cases
April 28
DuPont Hazmat Consent Decree Questioned; ‘Perplexing' Brevity for ‘Serious' Claims
April 28
Senate, House Democrats Urge FDA To Adopt Proposed Generic Labeling Rule
April 28
Dupont's Teflon Unit Neighbors Worry Chemours Won't Pay Medical Monitoring Bills
May 7
Credit Science for Helping Fuel U.S. Ice Cream Industry's Recalls
April 28
Iowa Residents Can't Proceed With Suit To Compel Regulation of Feedlot Emissions
April 27
Trucking Groups Lack Standing To Challenge Heavy-Duty Truck Standards
April 27
Airline Passenger's Food Poisoning Claims Ruled Preempted by Montreal Convention
May 8
Boeing Keeps Case in Federal Court; 40 Years of Pollution Isn't ‘Single Event'
April 27
$6.7M Superfund Award to New York Upheld; Third-Party Liability Defense Rejected
April 24
Virginia Developer Seeks Rehearing On Authority Over Wetlands Miles From River
April 24
CERCLA's Defenses and Exemptions Based on Interactions With Other Federal Environmental Laws
April 23
Medtronic's Pair of Preemption Wins Consistent With Precedents, Company Says
April 23
Noble Energy Agrees to Pay $73.5 Million To Settle Alleged Air Violations in Colorado
April 23
Exxon Mobil Subsidiaries to Pay $5 Million To Settle Claims Over Arkansas Oil Spill
April 23
Suits: Xarelto Marketed as ‘One Size Fits All'; No Disclosure on Lack of Reversal Agent
April 23
Medtronic Wins Preemption Appeal; Plaintiff Failed to Assert Parallel Federal Law
April 22
Lone Pine Management Orders Barred in Colorado; Fracking Suit May Proceed Against Drillers
April 22
Smoker of Three to Four Packs Per Day Obtains $46.5 Million in Florida Trial
April 22
Supreme Court Rehearing Sought In Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Case
April 22
Multimillion Dollar Asbestos Awards Upheld In Mesothelioma Suits Against Crane
April 22
Are CERCLA Practitioners Prepared for Climate Change?
April 21
Do-Over of Ecuadoran Claims Against Chevron Floated in Appeal of Racketeering Ruling
April 21
Builders Say Appellate Ruling Backs Claim That Navigable Water Finding Is Reviewable
April 21
ExxonMobil Radioactive Waste Settlement Held to Exclude New Claimants
April 21
NCR, Glatfelter Spar Over Mandamus Petition That Challenges Fox River Liability Ruling
April 20
Mitigating the Risk of Arranger Liability Under CERCLA
April 20
Stationary Engine Exemption Struck Down; 100 Hour Exemption Arbitrary and Capricious
May 4
Pfizer Wins First Trial Over Zoloft Birth-Defect Claims
April 20
$63 Million Verdict Upheld in Motrin Appeal; J&J's Preemption, Damages Claims Panned
April 17
Full-Court Rehearing Denied in Superfund Appeal
April 17
Final EPA Coal Ash Rule Published After Corrections, Months-Long Delay
April 17
Senators Urge FDA to Turn Down Application By Swedish Match for ‘Modified Risk' Label
April 17
Seepage of PCE Spill Not a Continuing Tort; Plaintiffs' Personal Injury Claims Time-Barred
April 16
Industry, Environmental Groups Challenge EPA Definition of Solid Waste Rule
April 16
Pollution Exclusion Clause Questioned; Broker Didn't Get Bargained-for Policy
April 15
Lexapro Suicide Suit Proceeds; Fact Questions Exist on Warning Adequacy
April 15
Draft TSCA Update Bill Called Good Start; Changes Planned Before May 14 Markup
April 15
Ford Topples $11 Million Asbestos Award; Cumulative Exposure Evidence Not Enough
April 14
Greenhouse Tailoring Rule Partially Vacated; EPA Expected to Set De Minimis Threshold
April 14
Duke Energy Appeals $25 Million Fine For Fouling Groundwater Beneath Coal Ash
April 10
Tyco Gets Asbestos Claim Protection From Yarway Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation
April 10
Study Finds Correlation Between Radon Levels, Gas Development in Pennsylvania
April 10
Federal Law Preempts Some Tobacco Claims In Engle-Progeny Cases, 11th Circuit Says
April 9
Pfizer Assailed at Opening Of Zoloft Birth Defect Risk Trial
April 9
EPA Need Not Determine Whether Mississippi Basin States Require New Limits on Nutrients
April 9
Narrow House TSCA Reform Bill Circulates; April 14 Hearing to Include EPA Testimony
April 9
Missouri Transportation Agency to Pay $750,000 to Settle Water Act Allegations
April 9
Suit to Enforce Cleanup Agreement Tossed After Nine Years of Delay in Litigation
April 8
No Preemption in Lexapro Suicide Case, But Defendant Wins Judgment on Causation
April 8
EPA Demand Letter Triggers Duty to Defend; Superfund Liability Notice Equivalent to Suit
April 7
Prior Relationship With Defendant Disqualifies Plaintiffs' Expert From Addressing Causation
April 7
White House Begins Review of Final Rule From EPA, Corps on Protecting U.S. Waters
April 7
Suit Against Enbridge Energy Reinstated; Circumstantial Evidence, Inferences Sufficient
April 7
Full-Court Press in Arranger Liability Appeal; Decision Said to ‘Eviscerate' Superfund Law
April 6
Benicar Suits Head for New Jersey; Plaintiffs Say Drug Causes GI Problems
April 6
A Tale of Two Circuits: The Third and Fifth Circuits Diverge in Balancing the Debtor's Interest in a Fresh Start with the Due Process Rights of Future Asbestos Claimants
April 6
Duke Energy to Spend $2.5 Million To Resolve Dan River Coal Ash Allegations
April 6
CERCLA Allocation Within Court's Discretion; Ruling Rejects Formulas, Widens Circuit Split
April 3
Waste Migration Didn't Trigger Coverage Under ‘Sudden Accidental’ Exception
April 3
Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies, EPA Duty, Debated in CAFO Emissions Suit
April 3
Statute of Repose Defense Struck Down For Engle-Progeny Fraud Claims in Florida
April 2
Another Circuit Says Superfund Allocation Is Within Court's Discretion; Circuits Split
April 2
EPA Says Climate Change Is Prompting Protective Steps at Some CERCLA Sites
April 2
GE's Superfund ‘Arranger' Victory Stands; Transformers' Venting Valve Not a ‘Disposal'
April 2
Water Act Claims Tossed; No Showing That Pulp Mill Violated NPDES Permit
April 2
Ruling Stands on CERCLA Counterclaim; Public Utility Faces Challenges on Appeal
April 1
First Pair of Smokers' Cases Filed in Series Meant to Use Broad Mass. Top Court Holding
April 1
Contacts Insufficient for General Jurisdiction; Under Daimler Analysis; Case Transferred
April 1
Health Data on Workers Exposed to Asbestos Aren't Agency Records, Not Subject to FOIA
April 1