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Comment: Obtaining a Declaratory Judgment under CERCLA: Should the Past Control the Future?
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Rachael A. Doyle Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA") to address and remedy the improper disposal of toxic and hazardous wastes. Since its enactment, CERCLA has been highly... Read More

Comment: Obtaining a Declaratory Judgment under CERCLA: Should the Past Control the Future?
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Rachael A. Doyle Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA") to address and remedy the improper disposal of toxic and hazardous wastes. Since its enactment, CERCLA has been highly... Read More

Eighth Circuit "clarifies" issues left unresolved in U.S. Supreme Court's Atlantic Research and Cooper Industries opinions
Posted on 9 Apr 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

In 1983, the City sought to restore a long closed well for use as a drinking water resource. It received complaints re taste and odor. The State of Nebraska and EPA investigated, and ultimately the site was added to the NPL in 1986. EPA determined that... Read More

Mealey's Reports: Excess insurers say no coverage is afforded for gulf oil spill
Posted on 26 May 2010 by Gina Cappello

HOUSTON – (Mealey’s) Transocean Ltd.’s excess insurers filed a complaint for declaratory judgment Friday in a Texas federal court, seeking a ruling that no additional insured coverage is owed to BP plc. with respect to pollution claims... Read More