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Jul 20, 2017

GE to Pay New York $13.5m for Upstate Waste Contamination

General Electric will pay New York $13.5 million to resolve its potential liabilities at a contaminated upstate site, after the parties reached an agreement.

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Jul 20, 2017

Ametek Can’t Shake Elementary School Contamination Suit

A teacher and students at a Southern California elementary school presented enough exposure and causation evidence to proceed with claims stemming from a toxic plume that migrated from an adjacent industrial site.

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Jul 20, 2017

Toxic Indoor Vapor Risks Spur Patchwork of State Actions

Growing human health concerns about the toxic vapors of a common pollutant seeping into buildings from contaminated groundwater and soil are prompting stepped-up state reviews but not new regulations.

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Jul 13, 2017

Senate Brownfields Bill With Added Liability Relief Advances

New bipartisan brownfields legislation in the Senate could let some entities off the hook for contaminated site cleanup, while allowing more parties to become prospective site purchasers.

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Jun 21, 2017

Site Owner Can’t Recover Cleanup Damages Under Access Law

The owner of contaminated site can’t recover damages from a prior owner under the Michigan site access law for a tardy cleanup.

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Jun 21, 2017

Allnex Can’t Escape Liability for Chemical Plant Cleanup

Chemical manufacturer Allnex (Luxemborg) & Cy S.C.A. is liable for $35.1 million in cleanup costs for toxic spills at a chemical plant it bought from Cytec Industries Inc.

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Jun 15, 2017

Brownfields Bill Would Preserve 2002 Funding Levels

A bill that would preserve brownfields funding at 2002 levels was sent to a House subcommittee for review June 15 as the panel’s chairman hopes to see legislation passed before Congress’ August recess.

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Jun 08, 2017

GOP’s Flood Damage Proposal Lacks Funding: Democrats

The Republican plan to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) proposes improving residential infrastructure to curb flood damage but lacks the funding to pay for it, Democrats on the authorizing committee say.

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