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Do Pollution Exclusion Clauses Work in Canada?
Posted on 10 Aug 2011 by Dianne Saxe

By Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Lawyer Will pollution exclusion clauses stand up in commercial general liability insurance policies? The Ontario Court of Appeal says yes, when they are directed at activities likely to cause traditional soil... Read More

California State Water Board’s Low-Threat UST Case Closure Policy Is Now Effective
Posted on 6 Sep 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP On May 1, 2012, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted via Resolution No. 2012-0016 the Water Quality Control Policy for Low-Threat Underground... Read More

LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast - Chevron and California Reach Settlement on Underground Gasoline Storage Tanks
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

California announces a proposed $24.5 million settlement with Chevron owners involving underground gasoline storage tanks (third story in podcast at 3:40), and the Mississippi Supreme Court reverses a multi-million lead verdict against Sherwin-Williams... Read More

Millions For Offsite Gasoline Contamination
Posted on 4 Sep 2014 by Dianne Saxe

The Ontario Superior Court has awarded millions to a neighbouring property owner for historic offsite gasoline contamination. The decision in Canadian Tire Real Estate Ltd. v. Huron Concrete Supply Ltd . illustrates, and will perpetuate, the continuing... Read More