Late last month, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a public water supplier could be liable in a citizens’ suit brought under the imminent and substantial endangerment provisions of RCRA, where the plaintiff alleged that the groundwater used by the supplier had been contaminated...
In recent years, phytoremediation (the utilization of plants, animals and microorganism to take up or immobilize hazardous substances from contaminated soils) has been widely applied to the remediation of Cadmium (Cd) contaminated soil.
The Comprehensive Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or “Superfund”) imposes strict, joint and several liability on responsible parties for remediation of contaminated properties.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that a party’s right to contribution claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) after entering into a settlement arises only when the settlement agreement resolves CERCLA-specific liabilities.
The EPA’s bulked-up efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay could serve as a model for water restoration projects in other parts of the country, environmentalists say.
Whenever a regulated UST system is upgraded or removed, it is important for the owner/operator or contractor to understand the following: when is an environmental site assessment required...
The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit addressed in a Nov 4th Order and Judgment damage issues caused by an adjacent convenience store.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finished cleaning up contamination in northwest Indiana near Gary's airport that stemmed from a 1977 fire.
A recent study has found a “nearly ubiquitous” level of synthetic chemicals in the predominant source of drinking water in the U.S. — surface water.
Purchasing contaminated property in Ohio became a little less risky this week.