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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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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
Federal Law Doesn't Bar Claims Against Maker of Withdrawn Generic Drug
March 31
Company's Silence in Superfund Action Prompts Default Judgment, Treble Damages
March 31
$4.2 Million Asbestos Award Upheld Against Scapa Dryer Fabrics
March 31
Amici AGs Oppose Stricter Test For State-Negotiated CERCLA Settlements
March 30
SCOTUS Review Denied in Another Case Alleging Generic Drug Co. Didn't Update Label
March 30
Dumping Construction Waste Into River Was Violation of Clean Water Act
March 30
Ninth Circuit OK's Appeal in Superfund Case; Liability for Air Pollutant ‘Disposal' at Issue
March 27
Industry Briefs Seek to Tip Decision Allowing Sick Workers to Sue Raw Material Providers
March 27
Environmental Qui Tam Actions: Ongoing Litigation and Recent Settlements Show Potential Risks
March 27
Supreme Court Likely to Review EPA Carbon Rule for Power Plants, ABA Speaker Says
March 27
Fabrazyme Maker Not Liable For Alleged Harm Caused by Shortage
March 27
Monsanto Beats State Superfund Claim; Lawful Sale of PCBs Insufficient for Liability
March 26
GSK Wins Summary Judgment In Avandia Bone-Fracture Suit
March 26
High Court Appears Split on EPA Decision Not to Consider Cost of Mercury Regulation
March 26
More Lumber Liquidators Suits Filed As CPSC Probes Formaldehyde Levels
March 26
Plaintiff Awards Total $13 Million In Another Florida Tobacco Trial
March 26
Water Plant's Phosphorous Limits Struck; State Didn't Follow Rulemaking Procedures
March 25
Army Corps Must Reassess Water Impacts Of Alabama Coal Mines Before Permitting
March 25
‘Market Actions’: Benefits and Pitfalls Of Mooting Class Actions With Private Remedies
March 25
Fracking Liability, Permit Moratorium Bills Advanced by Maryland General Assembly
March 25
Goya Soda 4-MeI Suit Survives Dismissal; Would-be Class Claims Not Preempted
March 25
Diesel Engine Manufacturer, EPA Agree To $1.2 Million Penalty to Resolve Air Claims
March 25
U.S. Supreme Court Lets Stand Ruling That Wetlands Determination Isn't Reviewable
March 24
$10M Children's Motrin Verdict Stands in Pa.; Appeal of $63M Award in Mass. Still Pending
March 24
Benzene Exposure Suit Remanded; Clean Air Act Doesn't Preempt State Claims
March 24
No ‘Arranger' Liability for Public Utility in Sale of PCB-Tainted Electrical Transformers
March 23
Oil and Gas Industry Groups Sue Interior Over Fracking Rule, Say It's Duplicative
March 23
$5M Judgment Stands in Engle-Progeny Case As Reynolds Loses Expert Evidence Challenge
March 23
BP Agrees to Pay $7.9 Million to Settle Allegations Over Tank-Site Cleanup Payments
March 23
Utility Lacked Intent to Dispose of PCBs; No ‘Arranger' Liability for Used Transformers
March 20
Involuntary Sovereign Owner May Be Liable For Contamination From Demolition
March 20
Settlement Approved for 78 Workers Injured by World Trade Center Dust
March 20
Freedom Industries Officials Plead Guilty To Criminal Charges in Elk River Spill Case
March 20
Class Certified Against Riceland Foods Over Attorney Work Product in GMO Suits
March 20
$10.6 Million Topamax Jury Award Affirmed in Bellwether Trial Against Drug Manufacturer
March 19
Pollution Liability Policy Provides Coverage For Claims From Natural Gas Explosion
March 19
Settlement Prospects Uncertain, Cases Still Numerous, Appellate Issues Varied in Florida Tobacco Litigation
March 19
Missouri Plaintiffs Win Class Status In Courthouse Med Monitoring Asbestos Case
March 19
Food Producers' Win in Prop 65 Case Upheld; No Warning Need for Lead in Baby Food, Fruit
March 19
Doctor Suffered No Injury, Lacks Standing To Challenge State's Fracking ‘Gag' Rule
March 19
Kopocis: EPA's Waters of U.S. Rule Expected to Be Fully Implemented by Oct. 1
March 19
Funding Cuts Taking Toll on Superfund, Brownfields Programs, Stanislaus Testifies
March 19
State Role Overseeing Chemical Safety Is Central Issue in TSCA Overhaul Hearing
March 19
Cruden Outlines Enforcement Priorities, Talks Deepwater Horizon, Next Gen, Budget
March 18
BMW Fumes Suit Offers N.Y. High Court Chance to Clarify Expert Evidence Standards
March 18
Fracking Rule Imminent for Federal Lands, With More Regulations to Follow, Jewell Says
March 18
New Jersey Senate Urges Court, Officials To Reject $225M Settlement With Exxon
March 18
Taishan Gypsum to Re-enter Drywall Cases After Default, Contempt, Class Certification
March 18
Exide Technologies Settles With EPA, Indiana Over Air Violations at Muncie Lead Smelter
March 18
U.S. Challenges BP Deepwater Horizon Ruling That Reduced Maximum Penalty by $4 Billion
March 17
Anti-Fracking Ordinance Struck Down; Measure Conflicts With Ohio State Law
March 17
Puerto Rico's MTBE Claims Against Chevron May Proceed; Migration to Wells at Issue
March 17
San Diego, Port Authority Sue Monsanto To Finance Cleanup of PCBs in Bay
March 17
Federal Transportation Law Preempts Nuisance Suit Over Railroad Operations
March 16
Duke Hit With $25 Million Civil Penalty For North Carolina Coal Ash Contamination
March 16
Pollution Exclusion Clause No Bar To Claims for Smoke Inhalation Injuries
March 13
Seaman's Manslaughter Charges Properly Dismissed Against BP Officials
March 13
Advil Liqui-Gels Stomach Ulcer Suit Nixed; Knowledge of Alleged Risk Not Shown
March 13
EPA Acted Within its Authority By Approving Air Act Penalty Alternatives
March 12
RCRA ‘Solid Waste' Includes Contaminants Deposited by Air, Water and Soil Seepage
March 12
Dredge-and-Fill Permits Required For Wetlands Adjacent to Tributary of River
March 12
No Coverage for Drug Distributor Anda In West Virginia ‘Pill Mill' Suit
March 12
Decision on PepsiCo 4-MeI Class Action Expected Soon, Co-Lead Counsel Says
March 12
Asbestos Exposure Case Revived on Appeal; Overall Record Sufficient to Establish Claim
March 11
Counsel, Know Thy Clients: Dismissals Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 25 For Failure to Properly Substitute for Deceased Plaintiffs
March 11
$1.43M Electromagnetic Radiation Suit Ends; Causation, Preemption Trump EMF Sensitivity
March 11
TSCA Legislation Protects Public Health, State Rights, Commerce, Senators Say
March 11
Democrat's Bill Would Update Asbestos Reporting
March 11
High Court: Formal Rulemaking Not Required For Agency to Modify Interpretation of Rule
March 10
CPSC Obtains 60 Minutes Research On China-Made Laminated Flooring
March 10
Sanctions Imposed on Seattle Law Firm For ‘Bad Faith' Pursuit of Thalidomide Cases
March 10
Total Petroleum to Spend $1.6 Million To Settle RCRA Storage Tank Violations
March 10
Subcontractors Not Liable as ‘Operators' For Jet Fuel Pipeline Spill at Military Base
March 9
Edwards Air Base Dispute Pits California Against EPA on Vapor Intrusion Standards
March 9
Gallo Glass Co. Used Hazardous Sludge To Make Wine Bottles, California Alleges
March 9
Amazon, Others Sued Over Teen Death Allegedly Caused by Caffeine Powder
March 9
New Jersey Accepts $225 Million To Resolve NRD Claims Against Exxon Mobil
March 6
Alaska Mine Manager Pleads Guilty To Illegal Discharges, False Reporting
March 6
Lone Pine Order Rejected as Unfair To Plaintiffs in Fracking Litigation
March 6
Xplor Energy Ordered to Pay $3.1 Million For Discharges Into Gulf of Mexico
March 6
Five Men Plead Guilty to Defrauding Illinois Underground Storage Tank Fund
March 6
Trichloroethylene, Methylene Chloride Uses Could Be Limited Under Possible EPA Rules
March 6
Judgment Reopened in Fox River Case; NCR Corp. Shares Liability for Entire Site
March 5
Marlboro Lights Smoker Class Status OK'd; Rare Certification Says Predominance No Bar
March 5
Federal Transportation Law Preempts Nuisance Suit Over Railroad Operations
March 16
Pepsi Putative Class Action Dismissed; No Support for Cancer Claims
March 5
Couple's Testosterone Product Suit Goes Back to Alabama State Court
March 5
Contaminated Sediment Cleanups Require Collaboration Among EPA Offices, Memo Says
March 5
Alaska Companies Seek High Court Review Of Permit Shield Ruling for Coal Discharges
March 5
Publication of Coal Ash Rule Not Expected Until Late March or Early April, EPA Says
March 5
Senator Seeks Probes of Chinese Flooring, Draws Parallel to Defective Drywall ‘Debacle'
March 4
Class Certification Denied in Suit Over Halliburton's Disposal of Rocket Fuel
March 4
GlaxoSmithKline Judgment Affirmed; Paxil Plaintiff's Claims Time-Barred
March 4
Company Uninsured for PCB Contaminants Because of ‘Total Pollution Exclusion’ Clause
March 4
State Class Action Over Tainted Dog Treats May Go on as Federal Deal Awaits Approval
March 4
RCRA Citizen Suit Alleging TCE Ground Water Contamination Survives Dismissal
March 4
Ohio Sues BP, Seeks $33 Million For Cleanup Funding Reimbursement
March 4
Dismissal of Trucking Group Challenge To California Diesel Rules Upheld on Appeal
March 4
California Sets More Stringent Goal For Perchlorate in Drinking Water
March 4
New Jersey Accutane Plaintiffs in Peril After Experts Barred for Poor Science
March 3
Gallow Glass Co. Used Hazardous Sludge To Make Wine Bottles, California Alleges
March 9
Outside Counsel Contingency-Fee Contract OK'd in Opioid Fraudulent Marketing Case
March 3
Environmental Due Diligence in a Competitive Mergers and Acquisition Market
March 3
Neighbors of General Mills Plant Win Class Certification of Pollution Claims
March 3
Finding the Divide Between CERCLA Cost Recovery and Contribution Actions
March 2
Lumber Liquidators Fights Class Action Over Tainted Wood Flooring Made in China
March 2
Last Peanut Butter MDL Suit Moves On; ConAgra Loses Bid for Summary Judgment
March 2
Exxon Mobil Settles Suit With New Jersey Over Century of Pollution From Two Plants
March 2
Mine Superintendent Gets Six Months Prison Upon Plea to French Gulch Mine Discharges
March 2
Boiler, Incinerator Oral Arguments Won't Be Held Until 2015-2016 Term
March 2
Dairy Manure Case Opens Door to Broader Interpretations of RCRA, Panelists Say
February 27
Defense Verdict Upheld, Duty of Care Defined For Maryland Lead Poisoning Study Participants
February 27
Nucor Steel Can't Use Clean Air Act To Block Competitor's Permit for Steel Mill
February 27
Cost Consideration Not Required for Decision On Power Plant Mercury Rule, EPA Says
February 27
Halt to California Hydraulic Fracturing Sought
February 27
J&J Wins Risperdal Verdict Cut But Must Pay $136M, S.C. Top Court Says
February 26
Contact Lens Wearer Loses Appeal; Can't Show Product Defect or Causation
February 26
Asbestos Case Remanded for Failure To Satisfy Federal Officer Removal Statute
February 26
J&J Told to Pay $2.5 Million In Risperdal Male Breast Growth Trial
February 26
Focus on Uniform Cost Thresholds In Individual Challenges to Cross-State Rule
February 26
EPA Civil Rights Unit to Investigate Claims That N.C. Hog Farm Permit Harms Minorities
February 26
Nicotine Liquid Packaging Bill Approved By Senate Commerce Committee
February 26
$100M Deal Reached to End Smokers' Cases In Federal Engle-Progeny Docket in Florida
February 25
Exxon Mobil Seeks Reconsideration Of $1 Million Penalty After Yellowstone Spill
February 25
Ohio Couple Appealing Decision Over State NPDES Issuing Authority
February 25
Obama Vetoes Republican Attempt To Force Keystone Pipeline Approval
February 24
Bringing Scientific Peer Review to Scientific Evidence
February 24
Claims Preempted in Branded Drug Suit; Maker Couldn't Unilaterally Change Label
February 24
Superfund Counterclaim Is ‘Suit’; Triggers Insurer's Duty to Defend
February 24
Company to Get Government Records In Effort to Show CERCLA Case Time-Barred
February 23
Duke Energy to Pay $100 Million to Resolve Criminal Charges in Dan River Coal Ash Spill
February 23
Professors Say EPA Has Tools To Resolve Conflicting Air Act Amendments
February 23
BPA Could Make Prop 65 List Pending Committee Consideration of Research in May
February 23
BP Maximum Gulf Spill CWA Penalty $4,300 Per Barrel
February 23
Engle-Progeny Plaintiff Can't Void Verdict After Failing to Object to Causation Findings
February 20
Bare Metal Defense Ruling Reconsidered, Intervening State Court Decision Cited
February 20
Power Plant Mercury Standards Litigation May Signal High Court's View of Deference
February 20
Water Treatment Plant's Ammonia Discharges Require Species Act Permit, Group Says
February 20