The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed its fate and transport model and issued a report for the Gold King Mine release. The report focuses on pre-existing river conditions, the movement of metals through the river system, and the effects of the metals on water quality. The mine had a catastrophic release of acid mine draining, including high levels of iron and aluminum, into the Animas River system. The release […]
Monthly Archives: February 2017
The 2017 Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Seminar presented by the DRI will be in New Orleans on March 23-24. Click here to learn more about the Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Seminar. To register for the seminar, click here. Want to stay up to date on what is happening at the #DRItoxictorts seminar? Follow @DRICommunity on Twitter.
Environment and Natural Resources Division Announces 2016 One of its Most Successful Years in History
The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) issued a press release on January 13, 2017, along with the publication of its accomplishments in 2016, documenting one of the most successful years in its history. The ENRD achieved record successes in environmental enforcement, natural resource damages, criminal penalties, and Lacey Act trafficking cases. The Department worked to restore the Gulf following the Deepwater Horizon release, prosecuted Volkswagen in […]
Bick Law LLP published an article in Law360. Click here to read the article.