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Evanston v. Northern Illinois Gas Co.

ELR Case

A district court denied a city's motion for a preliminary injunction in a RCRA lawsuit against two utility companies that owned a long-abandoned manufactured gas plant. The city alleged that the plant had contaminated soil in a nearby...

The Use of PFAS at Industrial and Military Facilities: Technical, Regulatory, and Legal Issues

ELR Article

Contamination of drinking water by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has garnered much attention in recent years. PFAS include perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and PFAS exposures and risks can...

83 FR 51636

ELR Federal Agency Update

S. 3381

ELR Congressional Update

Baker v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.

ELR Case

A district court declined to dismiss state-law tort claims stemming from perflurooctanoic acid (PFOA) that leached into groundwater from a factory in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Plaintiffs found their water supply contained levels of PFOA that...

Boler v. Earley

ELR Case

A district court held it lacks subject matter jurisdiction over a class action lawsuit that stems from the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan. The plaintiffs alleged that the city violated their constitutional rights and...

H.R. 4438, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4414, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

80 FR 14370

ELR Federal Agency Update

Scottsdale Indemnity Co. v. Village of Crestwood

ELR Case

The Seventh Circuit held that an insurance company has no duty to defend or indemnify a town in underlying lawsuits alleging that it knowingly supplied contaminated drinking water to its residents. In the mid-1908s, town officials...