On Nov. 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a discussion draft of the fiscal year 2014-18 EPA strategic plan for public comment
...contaminated. Responsibility for that contamination gave rise to some litigation with which Superfund practitioners may be familiar. In Harley-Davidson v. Minstar, 41 F.3d...
...exist under both federal and state environmental laws. Since 1980, the federal Superfund statute, formally known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act...
Climate change has been in the general and legal news a good bit lately. Most of the news has to do with whether or how the federal and state environmental regulators ought to limit emissions of gree
When the government enforces the environmental laws, it ought to be trying to accomplish something. I suggest that the government ought to be trying to make people better off. The government's lawyer
If you were like me, at about the time you graduated from law school, you discarded essentially all of your casebooks; if you were like some of my more disaffected friends, you did more than discard
Earlier this month, in Interfaith Community Organization v. Honeywell International, No. 11-3813 (3d Cir. July 8, 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decided that a defendant in a
...action issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, jointly and severally. Superfund practitioners may want to focus on that recent decision. Others may wonder...
I have observed throughout my career that many of the most successful lawyers I know either play sports or have an athletic background. In last month's column, five characteristics of athletes that m
A look back at Pennsylvania's largest verdicts and settlements over the last 19 years reveals a trend of larger awards over the past three years
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