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Adobe PDFVantage Point
Jane Harper-Alport; Morris Polich Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 15, 2017, previously published on January 13, 2017
The prolonged rainfall last August in the southern United States dumped three times as much rain on Louisiana as Hurricane Katrina did, resulting in catastrophic flooding that the American Red Cross called the worst U.S. natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy. In 1900, the chances of a storm like...

 

Adobe PDFEPA Says "No" to Fracking
Steven L. Hoch; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
To state the obvious—fracking is controversial. Many allegations concerning its impact on drinking water supplies have been made and through it all the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not issue any thorough analysis upon which it would use to anchor its opinion.

 

Adobe PDFGold Diggers Forced to Find New Method for Mining Legitimate Claims
Joshua A. Quinones; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
The case of People of the State of California v. Brandon Rinehart, presents a fascinating look at the world of gold mining, and the historical perspective it affords of our great state and nation. In short, it asks the question—can the state prevent a person with a legitimate...

 

Adobe PDFNew NPDES Permit Does Not Moot Past Violations Under Old Permit
Ryan C. McKim; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
In National Resources Defense Council v. County of Los Angeles, 840 F.3d 1098 (9th Cir. 2016), the Ninth Circuit considered whether compliance with a new, relaxed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit under the Clean Water Act moots a request for an injunction against the...

 

Adobe PDFAppellate Court Considers CEQA Compliance a Slam Dunk
Christopher G. Foster; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
In 1990, the City and County of San Francisco adopted the Mission Bay plan for commercial and residential development in the Mission Bay area. A final environmental impact report was certified in connection with approval of the Mission Bay plan (1990 FEIR). In 1997, a new development plan was...

 

Adobe PDFNinth Circuit Endorses IPCC Climate Forecasts for Endangered Species Act Listing
Christopher G. Foster; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) used climate projections to determine that the loss of sea ice over shallow waters in the Artic would leave the Pacific bearded seal subspecies (Erignathus barbatus nauticus) endangered by the year 2095. In Alaska Oil and Gas Association v. Pritzker...

 

Adobe PDFCalifornia Supreme Court Validates Secondary Exposure Claims over Strong Opposition from Defense Groups
Joshua A. Quinones; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
According to a pair of recent rulings by the California Supreme Court, both employers and premises owners can be held liable for exposing members of a worker's household to asbestos. The Court issued its unanimous ruling last week, deciding that companies have a responsibility to prevent such...

 

Adobe PDFNo-Smoking Law Extended To Owner-Operated Businesses, Employee Breakrooms, and More
Sue S. Junn, Beth A. Kahn; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 15, 2016
On May 4, 2016, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill No. 7 (“ABX2-7”) into law, which amended California labor laws dealing with smoking in the workplace. This law goes into effect on January 1, 2017.

 

Adobe PDFNew York Court Rejects “Unavailability” Exception to Time on Risk Allocation for Continuous and Gradual Contamination
Ryan C. McKim; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 26, 2016
In Keyspan Gas East Corporation v. Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. N.Y.S.3d, 2016 WL 4543479, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division addressed the proper allocation “of risk of loss attributable to a continuous harm occurring, in part, during periods when liability insurance was...

 

Adobe PDF15 of the World’s Key Environmental Issues and a Walk on the Wild Side
Steven L. Hoch; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 26, 2016
I drew a blank as I sat and pondered what to write about this month. Not because there are no environmental issues to examine and discuss, but none sprung to the frontal lobe, they were kind of muddled in the lower left lobe somewhere between the craving for an Oreo and my thoughts about the...

 


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