On his first day in office, President Biden issued Executive Order 14008, calling on federal agencies to prioritize environmental justice and find ways to address disproportionate pollution impacts on
Continue Reading Cumulative risk by any other name: Seeking environmental justice in an era of statutory, regulatory, and scientific uncertainty

Greenberg Traurig Environmental Shareholder David Mandelbaum is joined by William Hengemihle of FTI Consulting for a second conversation on Superfund allocation disputes under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability
Continue Reading E2 Law Podcast: Episode 17 | ‘Fairness’ in Superfund Allocation Matters, Part 2A

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

The Biden-Harris administration is quickly establishing new federal environment requirements affecting commercial property owners and managers. These requirements, along with changes occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, raise a host of
Continue Reading The Top 5 New Environmental Issues for Commercial Property Owners or Managers

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

NOTE: The EPA will be hosting a webinar on this topic on Nov. 2 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

On Oct. 18, 2021, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator
Continue Reading Potential Impact of EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap on CERCLA Cleanups