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Mississippi: Liability

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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...

CERCLA Regulatory Challenges and Changes—What to Expect in 2018

ELR Article

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, requires responsible parties to clean up and remediate contaminated sites. Many states have similar local requirements. In...

EQT Production Co. v. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

ELR Case

A Pennsylvania court held that the state Clean Stream Law does not authorize ongoing penalties for the continuing presence of industrial waste in a waterway following its initial entry. In 2012, a waste company informed the state...

New York: Land Use

ELR State Update Item

S. 2306, Chamber Action

ELR Congressional Update

Abbo-Bradley v. City of Niagara Falls

ELR Case

A New York appellate court held that residents may go forward with their personal injury and property damage claims against a city and various companies for failing to properly remediate toxic contamination at the Love Canal Superfund...

H.R. 697, Public Law

ELR Congressional Update
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