Kim Bick will be a panelist for an ABA “Cost Recovery Under California’s HSAA: New Cases Clarify the Right to Sue and Causation” webinar on March 6th at 1:00pm. Register here to attend!
The U.S. Supreme Court held that challenges to an Obama-era rule defining the federal government’s authority under the Clean Water Act belong at the district rather than appellate court level, dealing a blow to executive branch agencies that argued appeals courts were the appropriate venue. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that district courts have jurisdiction over legal challenges to the 2015 Clean Water Rule, overruling the Sixth Circuit, which placed […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified Aerojet General Corp., in Rancho Cordova, MGM Brakes in Cloverdale, and Operating Industries Inc. Landfill in Monterey Park, as NPL sites with the greatest expected redevelopment and commercial potential in California. These three California sites are part of a larger national list of Superfund sites EPA hopes will be redeveloped and become catalysts for economic growth and revitalization in their communities. EPA identified […]
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), commonly known as Superfund, requires the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to periodically update its National Priorities List (“NPL”). The NPL is the list of sites of national priority among the known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants throughout the United States. The NPL guides EPA in determining which sites warrant further investigation. EPA has announced that, on […]