Month: April 2020

FIRM ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR CONSERVATION COMMISSIONS CONDUCTING MEETINGS AND HEARINGS, AND DECIDING WETLAND MATTERS, DURING COVID-19 CRISIS – Update from McGregor & Legere, PC

The Massachusetts Legislature has enacted a legal framework for municipal boards, including conservation commissions, to receive and process applications, conduct meetings and hearings, make and issue decisions, take enforcement actions, …

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NJDEP Extends Site Remediation Program Deadlines During COVID-19 Emergency and Clarifies Remediation is “Essential Construction” – Update from Manko Gold

COVID-19 UPDATE April 27, 2020 Bruce S. Katcher MGKF Special Alert By notice dated April 24, 2020, NJDEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe issued a temporary rule to extend most of the …

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U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES CERCLA DOESN’T PRECLUDE STATE LAW CLAIMS FOR CONTAMINATED SITES: SUPERFUND AND EPA ARE NOT THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN – Update from McGregor & Legere, P.C.

By Luke H. Legere, McGregor & Legere, P.C. April 26, 2020 In a recent decision with far-reaching implications for owners of contaminated property, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the …

U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES CERCLA DOESN’T PRECLUDE STATE LAW CLAIMS FOR CONTAMINATED SITES: SUPERFUND AND EPA ARE NOT THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN – Update from McGregor & Legere, P.C. Read More »

Supreme Court Establishes “Functional Equivalent” Standard for Permitting Discharges to Groundwater Under the Clean Water Act – Update from Manko Gold

April 23, 2020 Megan A. Elliott MGKF Litigation Blog Today, the Supreme Court altered Clean Water Act jurisprudence when it vacated and remanded a closely-watched Ninth Circuit decision which pertained …

Supreme Court Establishes “Functional Equivalent” Standard for Permitting Discharges to Groundwater Under the Clean Water Act – Update from Manko Gold Read More »

U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES IN ARCO V. CHRISTIAN THAT STATE LAW MONETARY CLAIMS CAN PROCEED, BUT PARALLEL RESTORATION CLAIMS UNDER STATE STATUTE AT A SUPERFUND SITE REQUIRE EPA APPROVAL – Update from Bick Law Group, LLP

April 22, 2020 Kimberly Bick, Esq. The Supreme Court ruled today on an important environmental case involving common law and state statutory claims (Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian et al., …

U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES IN ARCO V. CHRISTIAN THAT STATE LAW MONETARY CLAIMS CAN PROCEED, BUT PARALLEL RESTORATION CLAIMS UNDER STATE STATUTE AT A SUPERFUND SITE REQUIRE EPA APPROVAL – Update from Bick Law Group, LLP Read More »