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Category "Environmental Liability"

Ninth Circuit Orders EPA to Regulate Water Temperature in Columbia and Snake Rivers to Protect Salmon and Trout

Ninth Circuit Orders EPA to Regulate Water Temperature in Columbia and Snake Rivers to Protect Salmon and Trout

Columbia Riverkeeper, Idaho Rivers United, Snake River Waterkeeper, Inc., Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, [...]

D.C. Circuit Finds Increase in EPA Renewable Fuel Standard Exemptions Issued Is Not Subject to Judicial Review as a Final Agency Action

D.C. Circuit Finds Increase in EPA Renewable Fuel Standard Exemptions Issued Is Not Subject to Judicial Review as a Final Agency Action

Beginning in 2016, approvals by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of small oil refinery [...]

Advocacy Groups Petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to List Oregon Coast Chinook Salmon under the Federal Endangered Species Act

Advocacy Groups Petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to List Oregon Coast Chinook Salmon under the Federal Endangered Species Act

By Alexa Shasteen, Esq. On September 24, 2019, the Native Fish Society, Center for Biological Diversity, [...]

Third Circuit Reaffirms that CERCLA Responsible Parties Immune From Contribution Liability Cannot Bring Cost-Recovery Claims

Third Circuit Reaffirms that CERCLA Responsible Parties Immune From Contribution Liability Cannot Bring Cost-Recovery Claims

By Deborah Quick, Esq. Reaffirming its prior holding, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reiterated that [...]