When one cleans up contaminated property, often the cleanup calls for a neighbor to allow some action to address contamination migrating onto that neighbor’s property. A case from the Court
Continue Reading Neighbors’ Tort Claims Even After a Cleanup

On Oct. 6, 2021, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced Phase 1 of a proposed two-phase rollback of the most significant substantive changes included in the National
Continue Reading Turning Back the Clock: CEQ’s Recently Announced NEPA Amendments Aim to Restore Pre-Trump Administration Approach to Environmental Review

On November 2, voters in New York approved “Proposal 2” and adopted a new section 19 to Article I of the state constitution that reads: “Each person shall have a
Continue Reading The New Environmental Rights Amendment to the New York Constitution

On August 31, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (the highest court in the Commonwealth) decided that the local conservation commission (and presumably the state) can sue a new owner of
Continue Reading Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Enforcement to Require Removal of Unauthorized Wetlands Fill for Three Years After Each New Property Transfer

On Feb. 13, 2021, Winter Storm Uri began its descent over North America and subsequently had widespread impact on the State of Texas. The unprecedented storm left millions of electricity
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig Launches Storm Uri Texas Litigation Tracker