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Keller and Heckman LLP: Ninth Circuit Holds Railway Companies Not Liable for Contamination Under Nuisance Theory and California's Polanco Act

By Daniel J. Herling and Leila N. Qutami In Redevelopment Agency of the City of Stockton v. BNSF Railway Company , 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 13135 (June 28, 2011) 1 , the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the liability of BNSF Railway Company and Union Pacific Railroad Company (the "Railroads"...

Assessment Of Environmentally Contaminated Real Estate

by Bert M. Goodman The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court’s recent decision in Harley-Davidson Motor Company v. York County Board of Assessment Appeals (Pa. Cmwlth. Ct. decided on October 30, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], demonstrates the importance of establishing...