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Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

BSK Enterprises, Inc. v. Beroth Oil Co.

A North Carolina appellate court upheld a trial court's decision to cap a property owner's award of remediation damages to the diminution in property value, not the amount it would cost to clean up the property, thereby reducing a jury'...

E-Z Mart Stores, Inc. v. Ronald Holland's A-Plus Transmission & Automotive, Inc.,

A Texas appellate court reversed and remanded a $550,019 judgment awarded to property owners in their suit against a neighboring convenience store for damages stemming from a leaking UST. The evidence was legally sufficient to show...

CERCLA's New Safe Harbors for Banks, Lenders, and Fiduciaries

Buried deep within the several thousand page Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act1 signed by President Clinton in the waning days of the 104th Congress are the first significant amendments in a decade to the...

RCRA Subtitle I: The Federal Underground Storage Tank Program

Editors' Summary: Congress first addressed the problem of leaking underground storage tanks (USTs) in 1984, by enacting Subtitle I of RCRA. The UST regulatory program addresses, inter alia, corrosion protection, reporting,...