Home > Legal Library > Advanced Search > Search Results









Join Matindale-Hubbell Connected



Morris Polich & Purdy LLP Document Search Results (53)

 

View Page: 1  2  3  4  5  6  Next  
Show: results per page
Sort by:
Sponsored Results

Adobe PDFAre ACEC Members Required To Register Pursuant To SB 854?
D. Creighton Sebra; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
The short answer is yes, but ACEC-CA members will only need to register if the scope of services provided would require the payment of prevailing wage and be considered to be covered under the California Labor Code. Even though ACEC-CA member firms typically are viewed as consultants and generally...

 

Adobe PDFDefining the Scope of Operator Liability Post-Bestfoods
Sudhir Lay Burgaard; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
In California Dept. of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) v. Jim Dobbas, Inc., et al., a district court in the Eastern District of California denied DTSC’s motion to dismiss cost recovery and contribution counterclaims against it brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response,...

 

Adobe PDFNinth Circuit Rules EPA Is Not Required to Issue Revised Ozone Regulations Under the Clean Air Act
Hubert T. Lee; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
The Ninth Circuit held in a decision on December 1, 2014 that the Clean Air Act (CAA) does not require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue revised ozone regulations, despite assertions made by environmental groups to the contrary. This further establishes that revisions to...

 

Adobe PDFEPA Approves Sulfur Dioxide Cap-and-Trade Program Despite Limited Participation from Western U.S Regional States
Hubert T. Lee; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
On October 21, 2014, the Tenth Circuit in WildEarth Guardians v. U.S. E.P.A., 770 F.3d 919, 939 (10th Cir. 2014) upheld a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved regional cap-and-trade program for sulfur dioxide emissions in Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, the City of Albuquerque and...

 

Adobe PDFPaulek v. California Department of Water Resources --- Cal.Rptr.2d ---- 2014 WL 5499844 Challenges to EIRs Are Easy to Make, But Hard to Win?
Summer L. Nastich; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
In Paulek, the plaintiff challenged certification of the final Environmental Impact Report (“EIR”), a document required under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), related to upgrades of the Perris Dam. The draft EIR addressed (1) fixing some of the dam’s structural...

 

Adobe PDFDeclaratory Relief Not Available to Confirm the Validity of Permits Issued by Environmental Regulators
Ryan C. McKim; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
In Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. v. Center for Biological Diversity, Inc., 771 F.3d. 632 (9th Cir. 2014), 2014 WL5839951, the Ninth Circuit struck a blow to companies hoping to prevent environmental groups from interfering with permits related to the environment.

 

Adobe PDFKentucky Federal Court Allows State Common Law Claims
Christopher G. Foster; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky has held that state common law claims for nuisance, trespass, and negligence are not preempted by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA). In Little v. Louisville Gas & Electric Co., (Case No. 3:13-CV-01214-JHM), plaintiffs, a group of...

 

Adobe PDFUtah District Court Finds Prairie Dogs Stand in the Way of Progress OKs Obliterating Them
Summer L. Nastich; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015
In People for the Ethical Treatment of Property Owners v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service --- F.Supp.3d ---, 2014 WL 5743294 (D. Utah), a group of developers associated as People for the Ethical Treatment of Property Owners (“PETPO”) successfully asserted a constitutional...

 

Adobe PDFCERCLA Preempts Local Bylaws
Sudhir Lay Burgaard; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 18, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
In Town of Acton v. W.R. Grace & Co., a federal district court held that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), commonly known as Superfund, preempts local cleanup bylaws. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) had...

 

Adobe PDFCourt Wrestles with Issues of Causation and the Associated Burden of Proof in Two-Site CERCLA Actions in Asarco LLC v. Cemex, Inc. --- F.Supp.2d (W.D. Tex. 2014) WL 2112121
Summer L. Nastich; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 18, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
Liability in classic one-site actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), where the facility at which both the release or threatened release of hazardous substances and the incurrence of response costs are one and the same, is pretty...

 


View Page: 1  2  3  4  5  6  Next