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Musings on Starting a New Superfund Case – Hope springs eternal?

Posted on January 25, 2018 by David Rosenblatt As lawyers, many of us enjoy the “rush” of starting a new case. .... Read More

Superfund: After Nearly Forty Years, Still a Work in Progress

Posted on October 19, 2017 by William Hyatt Since its enactment, the Comprehensive Environmental, Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980,.... Read More

EPA Beginning Anew at Portland Harbor Superfund Site?

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Rick Glick Although no official pronouncement has been issued, it appears that EPA Headquarters is.... Read More

EPA Proposes to Defund Superfund Litigation

Posted on October 12, 2017 by David Uhlmann The Trump administration has unleashed a withering assault on environmental protection efforts that.... Read More

The Government’s “Bare Legal Title” CERCLA Defense Wears Thin

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Theodore Garrett The United States has encouraged economic activities such as mining on federal lands. .... Read More

The Annual Texas Environmental Superconference—Austin in August?

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Jeff Civins The Texas Environmental Superconference is one of a kind. Held each year in.... Read More

The Yanomami Model for Superfund

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Rick Glick In a recent editorial, the Wall Street Journal celebrates the new priorities being set.... Read More

Superfund Reform, Part 2: Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

Posted on May 30, 2017 by Seth Jaffe Last week, I offered less than fulsome praise of EPA Administrator Pruitt’s announcement.... Read More

The Making of Bad Law

Posted on May 24, 2017 by John Barkett One of the challenges for lawyers involved in CERCLA litigation is educating the.... Read More

Can We Really Expect An Administrator Not To Administrate?

Posted on May 19, 2017 by Jeffrey Porter This month EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that he will personally pass judgment.... Read More