In two of our previous posts, we discussed the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Hazardous Substance” Designation Process and the Implications of a Designation on Responsible Parties. Here,
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The Biden Administration has pledged to designate certain PFAS as hazardous substances under federal law. What effect would the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) designation of PFOA and PFOS
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The U.S. District Court in the Western District of North Carolina recently held in Colony Insurance Co. v. Buckeye Fire Equipment Co. that an insurance company must defend personal injury
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Earlier this year, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“PADEP”) published for public comment its proposed update to the Chapter 250 regulations under the “Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards
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