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Idaho Conservation League v. Wheeler

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's decision not to issue financial responsibility requirements for the hard-rock mining industry. Environmental groups argued the decision violated CERCLA by wrongly interpreting the term "risk" in the...

Information Quality and Credibility in Risk Assessment: Section 307(d) Rulemakings Under the Clean Air Act

ELR Article

The credibility of a human health risk assessment depends, in the first instance, on what it actually says. The facts need to be accurate, the analysis needs to be rigorous, and the conclusions need to flow rationally from the...

TSCA Reform: The Standard of Safety

ELR Article

Several key issues have emerged as pivotal in ongoing efforts to reform TSCA. Progress on these complex issues is central to the success of TSCA reform. On July 21, 2011, ELI convened a panel of experts to examine the central issue of...

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 ...