Publications

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
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 the Model Toxics Control Act
Fourth Circuit Holds Maryland Ban on Pharmaceutical “Price Gouging” Unconstitutionally Regulates Out-of-State Business Activity, Reinvigorating Extraterritoriality Doctrine of Dormant Commerce Clause
New York High Court Rules on “Unavailability Exception” to Pro Rata Allocation in Long-Tail Environmental Coverage Case
SCOTX: Missed 30-Day Service Deadline Does Not Mandate Dismissal of Challenge to TCEQ Action
Supreme Court Poised to Overrule Requirement that Takings Claims be Filed In State Court
Industry Wins First Round in California Climate Change Litigation
Discharges and Hydrologic Connection to Groundwater: EPA Seeking Comment as Courts Weigh In
West Coast “Super Tort” PCB Suits Have Staying Power
Ninth Circuit Holds That Indirect Discharges Require NPDES Permits
DOJ Clarifies Limits on Third Party Payments in Environmental Settlements
Unanimous Supreme Court: WOTUS Rule Challenges Belong in Federal District Courts
California Lead Paint Decision Opens Door for Expanded Public Nuisance Suits
Competing Cosmetic Safety Bills Would Each Expand FDA Regulatory Authority
CAIR Coalition Recognizes Dacie Meng and Gaya Patel on "Pro Bono Honor Roll"
D.C. Federal Court Approves NEPA Environmental Impact Statement for Major Drinking Water Project
D.C. Circuit Invalidates Part of the RCRA Definition of “Solid Waste,” Altering the Regulatory Framework for Recycling of Hazardous Secondary Materials
The Supreme Court Makes a Mess of Takings Law
DOJ Eliminates Option of Third Party Payments in Settlements
Executive Order Charts New Path For Offshore Energy Development
Lost Insurance Policy? Pursuing Coverage for Long-Tail Environmental Liability Still Feasible
EPA Initiates Reviews of Three Clean Air Act Regulations, Following President Trump’s “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth” Executive Order
Interior Secretary Immediately Implements President’s Executive Order on Energy and Climate