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Arkansas

Hempstead County Hunting Club, Inc. v. Arkansas Pub. Serv. Comm'n

An Arkansas appellate court struck down a state permit allowing an electric company to build a $1.6 billion coal-fired power plant near the state's southwest border with Texas. The state public service commission failed to require the...

State Auto Property & Casualty Ins. Co. v. Arkansas Dep't of Envtl. Quality

The court reversed a lower court's grant of summary judgment against an insurance company for underlying claims concerning groundwater and soil contamination stemming from a gasoline station's leaking fuel-dispensing system. The lower...

Noe v. Henderson

The court holds that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and its implementing regulations do not preempt Arkansas regulations governing captive-reared mallard ducks. Captive-bred ducks do not fall within the MBTA's scope of federal...

IESI AR Corp. v. Northwest Arkansas Reg'l Solid Waste Management Dist.

The court holds that a solid waste management district regulation requiring solid waste to be disposed at either in-district or out-of-state landfills, unless otherwise authorized, does not violate the U.S. or Arkansas Constitutions....

State v. Diamond Lakes Oil Co.

The court upholds a gasoline station owner's award of $200,000 in remedial damages and $100,000 in property damages due to gasoline contamination caused by a neighboring station. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, an...

Deltic Farm & Timber Co. v. Great Lakes Chem. Corp.

The court holds that Arkansas law does not allow the tolling of the statute of limitations where there is no evidence of fraudulent concealment in a timber company's wrongfully removed minerals action against a chemical corporation. The...

Grisham v. Commercial Union Ins. Co.

The court, on petition for rehearing, replaces its opinion at 21 ELR 20913, and holds that under Arkansas law, cleanup costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (...

Parker Solvents Co. v. Royal Ins. Cos. of Am.

The court holds that under Arkansas law, the phrase "as damages" in the insuring clause of a standard form comprehensive general liability policy does not cover cleanup costs incurred pursuant to a consent decree between the insured and...