U.S. Senate Hearing Gives Skeptics Chance To Pile Scorn On Warming

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The governors of Maryland and Virginia testified Sept. 25 before a U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee meeting that higher ocean temperatures and rising water levels in Chesapeake Bay call for a federal response, according to a report in the Baltimore Sun. ...

Using the citizen-suit provisions of the CWA and RCRA, environmental group sues PG&E over alleged pentachlorophenol "discharges" from its power poles

Plaintiff Grace Christian Fellowship (Grace) filed this action against KJG Investments, Inc. (KJG) and Colony Insurance Co. (Colony) pursuant to the RCRA citizen suit provision; state law claims for continuing trespass, nuisance, and negligence were also asserted. The case focused on a plume of contaminants...

Top 10 Environmental Watch List for 2011

In case you missed it, the Vermont Law School’s Environmental Law Center launched its first annual Top 10 Environmental Watch List. Makes for an interesting read. See http://watchlist.vermontlaw.edu/ .