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You Say Yes, I Say No, You Say Stop…

Posted on January 11, 2016 by Robert M Olian Seth Jaffe’s recent post about the tension between Colorado’s governor and attorney general over.... Read More

NJ Supreme Court Declares No Statute of Limitations Defense in Contribution Actions under State’s Cleanup Law

Posted on January 30, 2015 by David B. Farer On Monday, January 26, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its.... Read More

Product Stewardship – Coming to a state or locality near you

Posted on October 15, 2014 by Kenneth Gray Product Stewardship.  It sounds friendlier than “Product Responsibility” or “Extended Producer Responsibility,” but.... Read More

Imposing Repose: The Supreme Court Limits CERCLA § 309

Posted on June 19, 2014 by Michael Wall On June 9th, the Supreme Court ruled, in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, that §.... Read More

Crude Beginnings to Regulating the Rail Transportation of Oil?

Posted on April 16, 2014 by Eva O’Brien Transportation of crude oil via rail has increased from 9,500 carloads in 2008.... Read More

A CASE OF THE VAPORS: When the Fog Clears, Will the New ASTM Standard for Phase I Environmental Site Inspections Trigger Significant Litigation Over Vapor Intrusion?

Posted on March 12, 2014 by John Manard Among other changes, the new standard now defines “migration” to include the movement.... Read More

Options For Improving Chemical Facility Safety And Security

Posted on February 25, 2014 by Seth Jaffe In an article earlier this week, the Boston Globe reported on concerns that the.... Read More

Petroleum Refinery Enforcement Initiative 2.0

Posted on August 5, 2013 by Paul Seals Enforcement with a Flair EPA has seen the smoke.This certainly is no joke.Benzene.... Read More

A Case of the Vapors – Does New Jersey’s Newest Vapor Intrusion Technical Guidance Foreshadow a Return to the “Old Days” of Environmental Regulation in New Jersey?

Posted on June 20, 2013 by Kenneth Mack Enacted in May 2009, New Jersey’s “Site Remediation Reform Act”, N.J.S.A. 58:10C-1, et seq..... Read More

I Believe in Environmental Regulation, But….

Posted on June 10, 2013 by Seth Jaffe I believe in governmental environmental regulation.  We have a complicated world and it.... Read More