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Category "Environmental Liability"

U.S. Supreme Court Finds State Law Claims for Oilfield Cleanup Restoration Plan More Stringent than a CERCLA Plan May Require EPA Approval

U.S. Supreme Court Finds State Law Claims for Oilfield Cleanup Restoration Plan More Stringent than a CERCLA Plan May Require EPA Approval

By Nathalie Camarena and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. Supreme Court determined that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, [...]

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order that Suspends Certain Noticing Deadlines Under the CEQA

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order that Suspends Certain Noticing Deadlines Under the CEQA

By Nedda Mahrou Recently, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order suspending various timeline aspects [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Functional Equivalent’ Test Guides the Inquiry Whether an NPDES Permit is Required for Groundwater Point Sources that Link to Waters of the U.S.

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Functional Equivalent’ Test Guides the Inquiry Whether an NPDES Permit is Required for Groundwater Point Sources that Link to Waters of the U.S.

By Travis Brooks On April 23, in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund,  the U.S. [...]

District Court Holds CAFO Citizen Suit Fails to Establish ‘Imminent and Ongoing Threat’ Under RCRA and the Clean Water Act

District Court Holds CAFO Citizen Suit Fails to Establish ‘Imminent and Ongoing Threat’ Under RCRA and the Clean Water Act

By Nathalie Camarena and Rebecca Andrews Recently the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of [...]