By E. Lynn Grayson , Partner, Jenner & Bloc
EPA Region 4 and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (KYDEP) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support and strengthen efforts to achieve cleanups...
BY: CHANNING J. MARTIN
The Virginia Waste Management Board has amended the Virginia Voluntary Remediation Program (“VRP”) regulations. The amended regulations – known as Amendment 2 – went into effect on January 29, 2014 [ enhanced...
By Steven M. Siros, Partner, Jenner & Block
U.S. EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response ("OSWER") recently issued revised guidance relating to the use of institutional controls at Superfunds sites and other contaminated...
By E. Lynn Grayson , Partner, Jenner & Block
EPA has released guidance on the use of institutional controls at CERCLA, RCRA and UST sites. The guidance titled Institutional Controls: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, Maintaining and Enforcing...
By Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Lawyer
West Virginia is getting serious about brownfield revitalization in a way no Canadian jurisdiction has done. In April, they adopted a West Virginia Land Stewardship Corporation Act , to come into effect...
By Jane C. Luxton and Todd C. Fracassi, Partners, Pepper Hamilton LLP
In a closely watched Superfund case decided April 4, 2013, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals interpreted the scope of landowner liability protections Congress put in place in 2002...