FindLaw's review of various programs that the Environmental Protection Agency has used to promote environmental innovation among businesses.
FindLaw's examination of congressional adoption of the Treatment as States rule identifying criteria for the EPA to use when applying the Clean Air Act to tribal lands.
The architect and engineer industry likes to think it has protected itself by the use of certain clauses in their contracts. However, they can find themselves liable for hazardous waste violations inadvertently. In this article, FindLaw discusses some of the precautions that can be taken.
The scope of recovery for a current property owner faced with a Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) problem continues to be defined by LUST litigation. In this article, FindLaw examines the Illinois statutes and cases holding that property owners must be aware before deciding how to approach a LUST problem.
FindLaw's review of Bates v. Dow AgroSciences LLC, and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act ("FIFRA") as applied to common law claims from alleged pesticide damage.
FindLaw's examination of "arranger liability" litigation under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was to restore public confidence in the U.S. financial markets by requiring disclosures that were accurate and a complete assessment of the company's financial position. This would include a discription of any envirornmental litigation or issue. In this article, FindLaw discusses some of the pitfalls to be aware of in reporting environmental liabilites.
Much like the mythical rulers of the past, businesses today need to consult with seers that model the future for compliance with the Clean Air Act. Although planners have replaced soothsayers, there is still an element of crystal ball gazing in setting a facility's agenda for the five-year duration of the Title V permit. Findlaw helps with the understanding of the framework under which the air emissions operating permits exist, businesses can enlist the process to support their future success.
FindLaw's examination of legal disputes that arise over ownership of underground storage tanks based on their classification as personal property or fixtures under Georgia law.
FindLaw's review of the federal statutory framework related to natural resource damages, standard policy language, and the case law that supports the proposition that natural resource damage claims are covered under standard CGL policies.