Publications

SEC Proposes Changes to Reporting Regulations Impacting Environmental Disclosures
“Broken Link in the Chain of Liability”: MTCA Decision Highlights Intricacies of Corporate Law
New DOJ Policy Diminishes Use of SEPs in Federal Settlements with State and Local Governments
Seventh Circuit Rejects CERCLA Claims Filed Nineteen Years After Settlement
Seventh Circuit Affirms 25% Allocation to No-Fault Purchaser in Superfund Litigation
Ninth Circuit Strikes a Blow for PURPA: Winding Creek Solar LLC. v. Peterman
DC Circuit Denies Petition Challenging Transfer-Based Exclusion under RCRA
Who Gets to Decide What an Agency Meant? U.S. Supreme Court Places Limits on Agency Deference
U.S. Supreme Court Increases Protection for Confidential Business Information Shared With The Federal Government
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Finds that CERCLA § 104(e) Request and National Priority Listing Do Not Constitute “Claims” Under New York Law
Supreme Court Overrules Requirement that Takings Claims be Filed in State Court
California Court Finds Tribe Lacks Standing to Quantify Reserved Water Right
Seventh Circuit Underscores Importance of “Scientifically Reliable” Expert Opinion in Complex Environmental Insurance Coverage Cases
The Supreme Court Decides the United States Cannot Have Title to Running Waters
Despite Sophisticated Acquisition Contract, Allocation of CERCLA Liability Unclear
The Latest on HFCs: DC Circuit Strikes Another SNAP Rule and Other Recent Developments
Too Much to “Bare”: US Supreme Court Rejects Bare Metal Defense Under Federal Maritime Law
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari on Class Certification Issue
Sixth Circuit Halts Qualified Immunity Claims for Bodily Integrity of Flint Residents
Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Indirect” Discharges Require NPDES Permits
EPA Releases PFAS Action Plan
Texas Supreme Court Holds Energy Company Can Recover Substantial Defense Costs Under Insurance Policy Covering Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Pair of Clean Water Act Decisions Creates Circuit Split over Discharges to Groundwater
Petitions Seek Supreme Court Review of Fourth and Ninth Circuit Decisions That Could Expand the CWA’s NPDES Program
DOT and EPA Release Proposal to Roll Back Obama-era Emissions Standards for Automobiles
Regional Reports: Region 10
With This Tie, There Is a Winner: 4-4 SCOTUS Ruling Results in Victory for Native Americans and a Clear Mandate for Washington to Correct Culverts
Legal Whipsaw in Washington Sawmill Case: State Supreme Court Decision Fundamentally Changes the Scope of Liability under MTCA