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Union Pacific Railroad Co. v. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit denied a petition to review the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s rule regulating disclosure requirements for railroad companies transporting hazardous materials. A company argued that the rule,...

H.R. 5540

ELR Congressional Update

Massachusetts: Governance

ELR State Update Item

H.R. 3162, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4316, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update

TSCA Reform: Information Confidentiality, Availability, and Sharing

ELR Article

Several key issues emerged as pivotal in ongoing efforts to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Progress on these complex issues is central to the success of TSCA reform. To foster further discussion of these critical topics...

Management of Environmental Liabilities in Business Transactions

ELR Article

This Comment seeks to prepare lawyers to address environmental risk management in the context of transactions, including: (i) transfers of ownership of corporate assets and of real property; (ii) extensions of ...

1031 Lapeer LLC v. Price

ELR Case

A Michigan appellate court voided a 10-year-old commercial lease between the landlord and tenant of a gas station because the landlord failed to disclose that the property is, under Michigan law, a "facility" from which hazardous...

Freedom of Information Act

ELR Statute

The FOIA allows for the disclosure of previously unreleased information controlled by the U.S. government.