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Governor Manchin (D-WV) Sues EPA Over Failure to Issue Mining Permits

Posted on October 12, 2010 by David Flannery On October 6, 2010, and at the direction of Governor Joe Manchin (D-WV),.... Read More

PCB-Containing Caulk: EPA Mixes Its Messages

Posted on September 22, 2010 by Ralph Child EPA has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that broadly re-opens the question whether.... Read More

Is United Haulers the Final Word on Local Flow Control?

Posted on August 17, 2010 by Thomas Lavender, Jr. The most recent Supreme Court examination of the validity of solid waste.... Read More

The Deck is Still Stacked in the Government’s Favor — Is This A Good Thing?

Posted on July 22, 2010 by Seth Jaffe Last week, in City of Pittsfield v. EPA, the First Circuit Court of Appeals.... Read More

Alabama Court Dismisses CERCLA Section 107 Claims for Compelled Cleanup Costs

Posted on July 8, 2010 by Fournier J. Gale, III On July 2, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Northern.... Read More

A Combined Superfund and Stormwater Rant

Posted on July 7, 2010 by Seth Jaffe Sometimes, the practice of environmental law just takes my breath away. A decision issued.... Read More

A Bridge Too Far? EPA’s War on Lead-Based Paint Takes Aim at Commercial Buildings

Posted on June 30, 2010 by Charles Efflandt No one doubts that EPA’s war on lead-based paint serves the cause of.... Read More

Just What We Need: More Community Engagement in Superfund Sites

Posted on May 26, 2010 by Seth Jaffe Last week, EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response announced release of.... Read More

BNSF No Big Deal, says U. S. District Court

Posted on May 25, 2010 by Rick Glick The U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has denied.... Read More

Fighting the Last War: The Relevance (and Irrelevance) of the Exxon Valdez Spill to the Deepwater Horizon Spill

Posted on May 24, 2010 by Bradley Marten A number of us in the Pacific Northwest can remember the phone call.... Read More