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District Court Holds Vapor Intrusion Is Imminent and Substantial Endangerment
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC The recent decision in Sisters of Notre Dame De Namur v. Mrs. Owen J. Garnett-Murray , 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78747 (N.D. Cal. 6/6/12) , is the latest example of how vapor intrusion has become a game changer... Read More

Court Grants Summary Judgment in Maryland Square Vapor Intrusion Case
Posted on 31 May 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC We have been periodically posting updates on the progress of the landmark Voggenthaler v Maryland Square, LLC vapor intrusion case from Las Vegas, Nevada. In the most recent ruling, the court granted the... Read More

Why the Fuss About Vapor Intrusion When We Have Such a Radon Gas Problem?
Posted on 21 Nov 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC Ten years ago this month EPA issued is draft Vapor Intrusion Guidance that altered the approach to site remediation. The guidance was issued following a couple of high profile sites where relatively low... Read More

Bank Not Liable For Auction Sale of Contaminated Property
Posted on 17 May 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC In Lusk v First Century Bank, 2012 W. Va. LEXIS 241 (Sup. Ct. 4/27/12) , the plaintiff/petitioners purchased a commercial property at an auction foreclosure sale. The Notice of Trustee's Sale and Regency's... Read More

Court Grants Summary Judgment in Maryland Square Vapor Intrusion Case
Posted on 31 May 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC We have been periodically posting updates on the progress of the landmark Voggenthaler v Maryland Square, LLC vapor intrusion case from Las Vegas, Nevada. In the most recent ruling, the court granted the... Read More

Bank Not Liable For Auction Sale of Contaminated Property
Posted on 17 May 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC In Lusk v First Century Bank, 2012 W. Va. LEXIS 241 (Sup. Ct. 4/27/12) , the plaintiff/petitioners purchased a commercial property at an auction foreclosure sale. The Notice of Trustee's Sale and Regency's... Read More

District Court Holds Vapor Intrusion Is Imminent and Substantial Endangerment
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Larry Schnapf

By Lawrence Schnapf, Principal, Schnapf LLC The recent decision in Sisters of Notre Dame De Namur v. Mrs. Owen J. Garnett-Murray , 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78747 (N.D. Cal. 6/6/12) , is the latest example of how vapor intrusion has become a game changer... Read More