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Category "Environmental Liability"

U.S. District Court Addresses the Issue of CERCLA Defendants that are ‘Dead and Buried’ Corporations, Liability as ‘Persons’ and the Importance of Discovery

Plaintiffs, Garrett Day LLC and the Ohio Development Services Agency, spent some $1.7 million cleaning [...]

New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act Burdens Clarified by the U.S. District Court

The State of New Jersey is involved in a major lawsuit seeking natural resource damages [...]

EPA Begins Express Repeal of Clean Power Plan with Proposed Rule

On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, signed a [...]

U.S. District Court Finds Seller of Property Liable as CERCLA Arranger For Response Costs and Punitive Damages

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, on remand, recently found that [...]