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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 Real Estate Law And Practice – Chambers USA Regional Real Estate Guide 2019
Real estate law requires not only an understanding of buying and selling real estate, closing processes, real estate title, leasing and finance, but also experience in a variety of other areas ...
United States
5 Jun 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
CGLs Pollution Exclusion Applies To Harsh Soaps: Oregon Federal Court
The case began when the insured was sued over the installation and ventilation of a natural gas swimming pool heater.
United States
7 Apr 2017
In Alabama, Sewage Is Not A Pollutant Falling Within The Pollution Exclusion In A Commercial General Liability Policy
Pollution exclusion clauses are an insurance industry staple and are often contained in commercial general liability insurance policies.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Environmental Update – Proposed Hazardous Waste Rule For Pharmaceuticals
On August 31, 2015, the EPA proposed new regulations for the management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals at healthcare facilities. First and foremost, the proposed rule prohibits the flushing of any hazardous waste pharmaceutical into a sewer drain or toilet.
United States
22 Oct 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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