By Tom Bizjak, Sacramento Bee
Workers in Sacramento's downtown railyard this summer unearthed a disconcerting find: a large container of contaminated soil, likely buried by the Southern Pacific railroad company, which once used the property to ...Read More
By Seth Nidever, Hanford Sentinel
If you want to know what impact looming groundwater regulations could have, a good place to start is local farmer Bill Tos.
Tos sat through Monday night’s discussion of the issue at the Kings Cou...Read More
By Neela Banerjee, Los Angeles Times
A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down a key Obama administration air pollution rule meant to protect Eastern residents from polluters in neighboring states, saying that the Environmental Protection Age...Read More
Seventh Circuit holds that potentially responsible party cannot avoid joint and several liability under CERCLA because harm it and other companies caused is not “divisible”
By Brian R. Paget
In a highly-anticipated decision and a significant contribution to jurisprudence under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in
California Air Resources Board
By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times
The “All-Sums-With-Stacking Rule” – California Supreme Court’s “Uber-Policy” Benefits Policyholders on Long-Tail Environmental Claims
By Bret A. Stone On August 9, 2012, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that allows policyholders to recover under multiple liability insurance policies for the same occurrence. The long-awaited decision in St...
On August 9, 2012, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that allows policyholders to recover under multiple liability insurance policies for the same occurrence. The long-awaited decision in St...
By Loretta Kalb, Sacramento Bee