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Parties Can Toll CEQA Statute of Limitations
Posted on 28 Apr 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP Last week, in Salmon Protection and Watershed Network v. County of Marin , the California Court of Appeals found that a public agency and a party disputing the adequacy... Read More

Settling Party Barred from Bringing a CERCLA Section 107(a) Claim
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP Last week, in the case of Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia Corp. v. McWane, Inc. (Solutia) , the Eleventh Circuit held that a party that performs a cleanup in compliance... 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

Sackett v. EPA - Supreme Court Allows Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP On March 21st, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Sackett family has a right to challenge a pre-enforcement compliance order from the Environmental... 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

Sackett v. EPA - Supreme Court Allows Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP On March 21st, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Sackett family has a right to challenge a pre-enforcement compliance order from the Environmental... Read More

Settling Party Barred from Bringing a CERCLA Section 107(a) Claim
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP Last week, in the case of Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia Corp. v. McWane, Inc. (Solutia) , the Eleventh Circuit held that a party that performs a cleanup in compliance... Read More

Parties Can Toll CEQA Statute of Limitations
Posted on 28 Apr 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP Last week, in Salmon Protection and Watershed Network v. County of Marin , the California Court of Appeals found that a public agency and a party disputing the adequacy... Read More