In yet another “sue and settle” case, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed entering into a consent decree agreeing to rule on the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) petition
Continue Reading EPA Considers Classifying Discarded PVC Plastic as Hazardous Waste

In Part 2B of Greenberg Traurig Environmental Shareholder David Mandelbaum’s conversation with William Hengemihle of FTI Consulting on Superfund allocation disputes under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
Continue Reading E2 Law Podcast: Episode 18 | ‘Fairness’ in Superfund Allocation Matters, Part 2B

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

In 2018 I commented on this blog about an opinion of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court concerning a claim by the developer of a condominium development against the City of
Continue Reading UPDATE: Property Damage Claims Even After Cleanup Under Massachusetts General Laws Chap. 21E

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

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

On Sept. 8, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPRM Notice”) addressing possible future regulation of pyrolysis and gasification
Continue Reading EPA Proposes to Regulate Chemical Recycling Pyrolysis and Gasification Units

On April 30, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement office issued a memorandum titled “Strengthening Enforcement in Communities with Environmental Justice Concerns.” In light of the
Continue Reading Businesses Administering COVID-19 Vaccine Are at Risk for Mishandling Biomedical Waste