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Emerson Enterprises LLC v. Kenneth Crosby NY LLC

A district court held that the former owner of contaminated property may be held liable under tort and the New York Navigation Law for failing to report or prevent the spread of that contamination. There are triable issues of...

Murtaugh v. New York State Dep't of Envtl. Conservation

A New York appellate court affirmed a lower court decision dismissing claims filed by the owner of a vehicle scrap yard against the state environmental agency for ordering it to cease operations. Substantial evidence supports the...

State v. Avery-Hall Corp.

The court holds that a trial court properly dismissed a property owner's third-party complaint against an oil company for reimbursement of any cleanup costs the owner was required to pay to the state of New York in connection with...