Month: September 2020

OIRA Memorandum Directs Agencies to Consider Principles of Fairness in Administrative Enforcement and Adjudication – Update from Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) issued memorandum M-20-31 on August 31, 2020, on the implementation of Section 6 of Executive Order (EO) 13924, …

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In Landmark Environmental Law Decision, Minnesota Supreme Court Addresses Environmental Rights and the Public Trust – Update from Jeremy Greenhouse, Esq. of the Environmental Law Group

By: Jeremy Greenhouse The Minnesota Supreme Court, on July 15, 2020, issued an opinion affirming in part and reversing in part, and remanding additional issues to, the Minnesota Court of …

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EPA Releases Final Rule Intended to Promote Transparency in Developing Regulatory Guidance Documents – Update from Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

On September 14, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a pre-publication version of a final rule establishing the procedures and requirements for how EPA will manage the issuance of guidance …

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Failure to Define “Matters Addressed” in CERCLA Settlement Leaves Party Exposed To Contribution Claim – Update from Manko Gold Katcher & Fox

September 16, 2020 Austin W. Manning MGKF Litigation Blog Last week the Third Circuit held that Combustion Equipment Associates, Inc. n/k/a Carter Day Industries, Inc. (“Carter Day”) was not protected from …

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Ninth Circuit Holds That “Discretionary Function” Defense Does Not Bar Claims Against the United States Based Upon Negligent Performance of a Clean-Up m- Update from Manko Gold Katcher Fox

September 14, 2020 Brandon P. Matsnev MGKF Litigation Blog The Federal Tort Claims Act permits claims for monetary damages against the United States for injury or loss of property caused …

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