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

If you are currently disposing of pharmaceuticals, including dietary supplements, into the dumpster or down the drain, you may want to reconsider that practice. New regulations promulgated by the
Continue Reading EPA Expands RCRA Hazardous Waste Restrictions to a Broader Range of ‘Pharmaceuticals’ Including Dietary Supplements

In the summer of 2004, during Hurricane Frances, an industrial facility released approximately 65 million gallons of process water into Tampa Bay. A group of commercial fishermen promptly filed a
Continue Reading Florida Appellate Court Reverses Class Certification in Commercial Fishing Action Arising From a 65-Million-Gallon Process Water Release Into Tampa Bay

Section 5(a)(iii) of the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act (“Chapter 21E”) makes persons liable to clean up releases of oil or hazardous material
Continue Reading Mass SJC Reiterates that Property Damage Liability under Mass. G.L. Chap 21E is Residual to Cleanup Liability