Decisions


CERCLA Preempts State Law Contribution Claims
New York State Electric & Gas Corporation v. FirstEnergy Corporation
No. 3:03-CV-0438 (DEP) (N.D.N.Y. May 11, 2007)


Categor(ies): CERCLA
POSTED: 02-Jul-07 13:35

CERCLA Lawsuit May Proceed
United States v. American Premier Underwriters, Inc.
No. 0-cv-03167-JF (E.D. Pa. Apr. 4, 2007)


Categor(ies): CERCLA
POSTED: 02-Jul-07 13:32

Court Crafts Rule for Apportioning Liability Among PRPs in 107 Case
United States et al. v. Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Company et al.
No. 03-17125 (9th Cir. Mar. 16, 2007)


Categor(ies): CERCLA
POSTED: 09-Apr-07 13:54

CWA Does Not Require Proof of Jurisdictional Status of Waters in Criminal Case
United States v. D.J. Cooper
No. 05-4956 (4th Cir. Mar. 28, 2007)


Categor(ies): Water
POSTED: 09-Apr-07 13:44

Adjacency Not Basis for Coverage Under CWA Unless Wetland Involved
San Francisco Baykeeper et al. v. Cargill Salt Division
No. 04-17554 (9th Cir. Mar. 8, 2007)


Categor(ies): Water
POSTED: 16-Mar-07 14:10

Failure to Obtain Tennessee PSD Permit Constitutes a Series of Discrete Violations
National Parks Conservation Association, Inc. et al. v. Tennessee Valley Authority
No. 05-6329 (6th Cir. Mar. 2, 2007)


Categor(ies): Air
POSTED: 09-Mar-07 18:09

Citizen Suit Forestalled by EPA?s ?Diligent Prosecution?
Karr et al. v. Hefner et al.
No. 05-7105 (10th Cir. Feb. 2, 2007)


Categor(ies): Water
POSTED: 26-Feb-07 13:46

Court Remands Much of EPA’s Rule Governing Existing Cooling Water Intake Structures
Riverkeeper, Inc. et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Nos. 04-6692 et al. (2d Cir. Jan. 25, 2007)


Categor(ies): Water
POSTED: 26-Feb-07 13:40

Suits Brought Under NEPA Must Allege Final Agency Action
Karst Environmental Education and Protection, Inc., et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al.
No. 06-5059 (D.C. Cir. Jan. 30, 2007)


Categor(ies): NEPA
POSTED: 26-Feb-07 13:29

Land Owner Who Voluntarily Remediated Property May Bring Suit Under Section 107(a) Against PRP
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. North American Galvanizing & Coatings, Inc.
No. 05-3299 (7th Cir. Jan. 20, 2006)


Categor(ies): CERCLA
POSTED: 26-Feb-07 11:15

Amendment to Idaho SIP Remanded to Agency
Safe Air for Everyone et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
No. 05-75269 (9th Cir. Jan. 30, 2007)


Categor(ies): Air
POSTED: 26-Feb-07 11:05

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Paula Cotter
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