Yakama Nation Largely Prevails in CERCLA Suit with US

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. United States of America (D. Or.):

20 Yakama Motion for Summary J… 17 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

EPA Revises CERCLA Comfort/Status Letter Policy

On August 25, 2015, the EPA issued a memorandum setting forth its revised Superfund comfort/status letter policy, as well as three updated model Superfund comfort/status letters for parties interested in acquiring contaminated, potentially contaminated, and formerly contaminated properties for reuse and redevelopment. 154 more words

Environmental Law

Viewpoint: Leveraging EPA's Orange River to Abate the Threat of Abandoned Mines

By Mark Gibson

If you recall publicity on the Eagle Mine near Beaver Creek or the Yak Tunnel in Leadville, you could predict that the U.S. 1,123 more words

Water Quality

The Story of Love Canal

In the 1890s, a man named William T. Love had a great idea. He was going to dig a canal in western New York State from the Niagara River, around Niagara Falls, and into Lake Ontario. 877 more words


High Court’s Displacement Doctrine Extends to CERCLA Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

High Court’s Displacement Doctrine Extends to CERCLA

By Rachel Fullmer, Staff Contributor

For the first time, a federal district court has determined that CERCLA[1] 1,090 more words


A Delicate Balance - Environmental liability in commercial leases

A recent court case highlights how seemingly innocuous decisions, rather than the more obvious overstating square footage, in real estate transactions can create major liabilities.  331 more words

Due Diligence