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Law Elevated — PFAS, More Than Just Another Acronym
So, what is PFAS? Simply put, PFAS (per and polyfluoronalkyl substances) is the term used for a family of approximately 5,000 individual man-made fluorinated chemical compounds
United States
16 Sep 2019
Mississippi Rolls Out Volkswagen Beneficiary Mitigation Plan
In January 2016, the United States sued Volkswagen for installing defective emission devices in certain model years 2009-2016 vehicles.
United States
4 Mar 2019
SCOTUS Leaves Bush-Era EPA Water Transfer Rule Alone
Last week, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear an important water rights case involving whether water can be transferred from one water body without a permit...
United States
26 Mar 2018
Notable 2017 Cases Under The Clean Water Act And Resource Conservation And Recovery Act Citizen Suit Provisions
Clean Water Act ("CWA") and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ("RCRA") citizen suits are nothing new, and many expect them to become more common in the coming years due to increased public awareness...
United States
5 Feb 2018
Can I Print A Retraction: A Cautionary Tale Of The Lingering Pitfalls Of Memoranda And Email Correspondence
On December 3, 2015, a jury empaneled in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia convicted Donald L. Blankenship of conspiracy to violate federal safety standards.
United States
22 Dec 2015
Fitch Ratings Updates Criteria For Water And Sewer Bonds
On September 3, 2015, Fitch Ratings updated its sector-specific rating criteria for water and sewer bonds.
United States
5 Nov 2015
Environmental Update – PHMSA & OSHA Issue Guidance On Midstream Facilities
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), at meetings in Washington D.C. at the end of August 2015...
United States
30 Sep 2015
Want To Save Money On Energy Costs? Consider Renewable Energy And Efficiency Programs
Creative financing structures have also been developed to provide the funds necessary to install renewable energy and efficiency facilities.
United States
7 Sep 2015
Georgia's Transportation Funding Act Of 2015 (HB 170) – Impact On Local Governments
The House of Representatives of the Georgia General Assembly passed a bill on March 5, 2015 known as the Transportation Funding Act of 2015 or House Bill 170 to address critical transportation needs in the State of Georgia.
United States
10 Aug 2015
The Cost of Water Is Rising – Financing Tools And Strategies To Help Communities Pay
Across America, the cost of water is rising. Getting clean drinking water is not as easy as turning on the faucet.
United States
29 Jul 2015
BP Reaches Agreement With Gulf States To Pay Historic $18.5 Billion Settlement Over Deepwater Horizon
On July 2, 2015, BP reached an agreement in principle with five Gulf States to settle claims against the company arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.
United States
10 Jul 2015
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