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Are 'Small' Policy Adjustments A Way To Make Bigger Environmental Law Changes Later?
President Donald Trump has declared it his goal to reduce the number of rules and the impact of the federal regulatory system, especially the EPA's rules. His EPA administrator fervently embraces those goals.
United States
2 Aug 2018
Trump's Executive Order On Climate Change
The EPA's climate change program is a combination of rules issued under the Clean Air Act and executive orders implementing policies on greenhouse gas emissions reduction.
United States
10 Aug 2017
Is Your Landfill Or Other Wasting Asset Fairly Assessed?
The Market Rent/Royalty Approach is not just applicable to landfills, but can also be used to value other similar wasting assets.
United States
13 Mar 2015
Supreme Court Holds That CERCLA Preemption Is Inapplicable To Statutes Of Repose
CERCLA pre-empts statutes of limitations applicable to state-law tort actions for personal injury or property damage in certain circumstances.
United States
13 Jun 2014
"Exporting E-Scrap"
John B. Britton and Levi Jones authored the article "Exporting E-Scrap" published in the September 2013 edition of Resource Recycling concerning the export to developing countries of used and end-of-life electronic products.
United States
18 Sep 2013
Eligibility For Reimbursement From The Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Fund Cannot Be Determined On A Per Tank Basis
In Young's Sales and Service v. Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Board, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that eligibility for indemnification from the fund cannot be determined on a per tank basis.
United States
15 Jul 2013
Legal Issues In Certification
Electronics recyclers have always had to deal with uncertainty and change in their industry, which can come from any number of sources.
United States
22 Apr 2013
Third Circuit Defers To DOL And Adopts ARBís New And Expansive Definition Of Protected Activity Under SOX
A sharply divided panel of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has embraced the Department of Labor Arbitration Review Boardís (ARB) broad redefinition of "protected activity" under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).
United States
12 Apr 2013
Bankruptcy Loses Arguments For Special Relief Under Prepetition Agreements For Environmental Liability
A recent case from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York addressed the recurring conflict between the goals of bankruptcy law and the goals of federal and state environmental cleanup laws.
United States
11 Feb 2013
Electronics Recyclers Will Have To Do More and No Doubt Spend More To Obtain Certification Under R2 Solutions' R2:2013 Standard
On October 10, 2012, R2 Solutions made available for comment its Draft 2013 R2 Standard ("R2:2013").
United States
11 Dec 2012
So What's So Bad About Green Washing?
On October 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") issued its revised "Green Guides."
United States
12 Oct 2012
The Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Rejects U.S. EPA's Functional Interrelatedness Test For Air Aggregation
On August 7, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated the US EPA's final determination that Summit Petroleum Corporationís commonly owned natural gas production wells and processing plant were a single major stationary source for Title V permitting purposes.
United States
4 Oct 2012
Other Voices: Tips For Closing Your M&A Deal
So you think you may want to sell your business sometime soon?
United States
2 Jul 2012
EPA Proposes New, Broad Ranging Air Regulations Applicable To The Oil And Gas Source Category
On July 28, 2011, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed broad ranging and stringent air regulations applicable to the Oil and Natural Gas Production source category including for the first time performance standards applicable to hydraulic fracturing operations.
United States
26 Aug 2011
Supreme Court Holds Federal Courts Do Not Have Jurisdiction To Hear Federal Common Law Nuisance Claims Relating To Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The United States Supreme Court ruled on June 20, 2011 that federal common law nuisance claims are not available as a means to impose greenhouse gas limits on fossil-fueled power plants. American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut et al.
United States
6 Jul 2011
Plaintiffs Can Proceed With the Next Steps in the Litigation of Their Toxic Tort and Related Claims Against Gas Well Operators
On November 15, 2010, the federal court in Fiorentino v. Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation (09-CV-2284) decided that landowner/lessor plaintiffs could proceed with the next steps in the litigation of their toxic tort and related claims against defendants Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation and Gas Search Drilling Services Corporation.
United States
2 Mar 2011
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