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H.R. 5500, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2884, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Morristown Assocs. v. Grant Oil Co.

ELR Case

In an unpublished opinion, a New Jersey appellate court held that the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (Spill Act) does not contain a "triggering notice" in order for liability to attach. Rather, a party seeking...

S. 2135, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

In re Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon”

ELR Case

A district court issued its findings of fact and conclusions of law regarding phase one of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial, holding various companies liable for the spill. In the 150+-page opinion, the court determined...

United States v. NCR Corp.

ELR Case

The Seventh Circuit upheld a lower court's preliminary injunction compelling a PRP to complete the remediation work concerning PCB contamination at the Fox River in Wisconsin that was scheduled for this year. The PRP has performed a...

Department of Environmental Quality v. Worth Township

ELR Case

The Michigan Supreme Court held that under the state's Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), a municipality can be held responsible for, and required to prevent, a discharge of raw sewage that originates within...

Wells Fargo Bank NA v. Renz

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part several motions and cross-motions for summary judgment in a cost...

S. 870, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update