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One Year After The Gold King Mine Wastewater Release – What Is The Status?
As you may recall, on August 5, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") was conducting an investigation into the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado when approximately 3 million gallons of mine wastewater spilled into Cement Creek,
United States
9 Aug 2016
Why Am I So Interested in the Gold King Mine Wastewater Release?
I have been writing about the Gold King Mine wastewater release since well, basically since it happened.
United States
11 May 2016
Emergency Management May Reduce The Risk Of CERCLA Liability For Natural Disasters
Natural disasters can lead to unexpected liabilities under these laws.
United States
11 Apr 2016
Spring Is Here: Addressing Contaminated Runoff In The Animas And San Juan Rivers
This weekend, my family and I hiked to Six Mile Springs near my hometown in Wyoming.
United States
4 Apr 2016
Frack Spill Appeal May Level Pa. Enforcement Playing Field
EQT Production Co.'s bid to sue the state Department of Environmental Protection to halt a $1.2 million fine may be considered by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court which "could level a negotiating landscape that industry lawyers say tilts toward regulators."
United States
19 Nov 2015
The Aftermath Of Gold King Mine August Wastewater Release: EPA Suspends Work At Ten Mine Sites
The mining sites where work has been suspended reportedly include three mines in California, four mines in Colorado, two mines in Montana and one mine in Missouri.
United States
16 Sep 2015
Poop Patrol Coming To Your Neighborhood . . . Soon!
I previously described the potential pitfalls for those using DNA tests to identify dogs leaving behind specimens (aka poop) in public areas.
United States
17 Aug 2015
Waters Of The U.S.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released their rule for defining "Waters of the United States."
United States
4 Jul 2015
High Court's Spill Act Statute Of Limitations Ruling Alters New Jersey's Cleanup Landscape
When private parties litigate environmental remediation claims, must a plaintiff file suit within a certain time?
United States
18 Apr 2015
A Primer On The Clean Water Act
Lately, I have been asked a lot of questions about the Clean Water Act ("CWA").
United States
15 Apr 2015
Environmental Hearing Board Revokes A Sewage Planning Exemption Issued For Apartment Complex In Kutztown, PA
In Borough of Kutztown and Kutztown Municipal Authority v. Com. of Penna. DEP, Maxatawny Twp. and Advantage Point, LP, EHB Docket No. 2014-064-L decided December 16, 2014
United States
28 Jan 2015
Philadelphia Water Department Implements New Stormwater Regulations
Effective July 1, 2015, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) will be implementing new stormwater management regulations in order to meet the goals outlined in Green City, Clean Waters.
United States
28 Jan 2015
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Deems Natural Expansion Doctrine Inapplicable To Expansion Of Nonconforming Recycling Center
In TGR Warehousing, LLC v. Borough of Berwick Zoning Hearing Board, No. 473 C.D., the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania refused to apply the natural expansion doctrine.
United States
28 Jan 2015
Recent Landmark Environmental Cleanup Settlement Brings More Than $1 Billion To Nevada As Part Of A Bankruptcy Settlement With The State Of Nevada
The lawsuit settled for $5.15 billion and was recently approved by the bankruptcy court in the Southern District of New York.
United States
5 Aug 2014
Exceeding State Standards Not ‘Imminent And Substantial Endangerment’
Philip L. Hinerman’s case was featured in the "Bloomberg BNA" article, "Exceeding State Standards Not ‘Imminent and Substantial Endangerment.’"
United States
11 Apr 2014
Judge Says Strip Mall Owner Fails To Show Release Of PCE By Dry Cleaners Is ‘Imminent And Substantial Endangerment’
Philip L. Hinerman was featured in a Pennsylvania Journal of Environmental Litigation article.
United States
11 Apr 2014
Local Interference with Developer’s Attempts To Secure Wastewater Treatment Services Does Not Rise to Level of Federal Civil Rights Violation
In Fortune Development L.P. v. Bern Twp. et al., the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a federal civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, brought by developer Fortune against various municipal entities and officials.
United States
1 Jun 2013
USEPA Issues Vapor Guidance For Public Comment
This afternoon, April 16, 2013, USEPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response released for public input two draft vapor intrusion guidance documents.
United States
17 Apr 2013
City Of Reading Can Charge Minimum Service Fees For Waste Collection
In the matter of City of Reading v. Ronald L. Heckman, the City of Reading (the "City") filed a lien against a two-unit residential property for an owner’s (the "Owner") unpaid trash collection and recycling fees.
United States
8 Mar 2013
City Of Reading's Recycling Fee Not Preempted By PA Solid Waste Management Act
A resident of the City of Reading (the "City") claimed that the City’s recycling ordinance was preempted by the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act (the "Act").
United States
8 Mar 2013
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