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Adobe PDFAppeals Court Can See the Forest for the (Old) Trees
Christopher G. Foster; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
In 1976, the City of Santa Cruz (City) sought to protect its urban forest by adopting the "Heritage Tree Ordinance," which governs the protection of large trees and trees having other significance. The City later adopted the "Heritage Tree Removal Resolution," which governs the...

 

Adobe PDFDischargers Find No Harbor in the Clean Air Act from State Common Law Claims
Richard E. Stultz; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
On November 2, 2015, citing the Clean Air Act’s (“the Act”) “savings” clause, principles of federalism and analogizing with the Clean Water Act and its case law, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the Act does not preempt claims based on a source...

 

Adobe PDFPre-CERCLA Indemnification Agreements Can Release PRPs From Liability
Sudhir Lay Burgaard; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
The Seventh Circuit recently agreed with a district court that an indemnity agreement, entered into before the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA) became law, barred a contribution claim under CERCLA. Peoples Gas Light & Coke Co. v. Beazer E., Inc.,...

 

Adobe PDFThe Many Faces of the Environment
Steven L. Hoch; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015
This time of year is celebrated with good cheer, family, and tradition. The MPP environmental family has decided to continue our own tradition by once again reciting a poem with changes the original author would not have imagined. If he was still around I am sure he would want to beat me with a...

 

HTMLUpcoming Deadline for TSCA "Polymer Exemption" Notification
Thomas C. Berger; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 22, 2016, previously published on January 8, 2016
An important deadline is approaching for companies that manufacture or import polymers under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) "polymer exemption," in that the one-time notification to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that must identify the number of polymers first...

 

HTMLCanadian Environmental Agency Concludes Pacific NorthWest LNG Terminal Unlikely to Cause Significant Adverse Effects
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 20, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016
The Globe and Mail reports that scientists from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, a federal agency, sent a letter last week to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency concluding that “[t]he effects of the [Pacific NorthWest LNG] marine structure on fish and fish habitat have been categorized...

 

HTMLExtensions to Water Conservation Regulation in California
Jolie-Anne S. Ansley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 2016
On December 21, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) released a proposed regulatory framework for modifications to the now-contemplated extensions to the Emergency Regulation for Urban Water Conservation currently in effect in California.

 

HTMLEPA Science Advisory Board Criticizes EPA’s Hydraulic Fracturing Study Report
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
On December 4, 2015, the EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) made public its first formal comments on EPA’s June 2015 hydraulic fracturing study report (“Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources,” External Review Draft,...

 

HTMLCalifornia Congressional Delegation Continues to Struggle with Drought Legislation
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
Despite some early light rainfall, the California drought persists. Nearly two-and-a-half months into the new water year, and even with some ski areas having small amounts of snow to make rock skiing fun, California’s water security remains in dire condition.

 

HTMLClean Power Plan—Motions for Stay
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
As widely reported, in late October more than two dozen states, along with numerous private plaintiffs, brought challenges to EPA’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) final rule that was issued under the stated authority of Section 111 of the Clean Air Act. Perhaps encouraged by the Sixth...

 


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