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DOD Finalizes Amendments to DFARS Regarding the Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Non-DOD Toxic and Hazardous Materials on DOD Sites
Posted on 24 Dec 2014 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

The Department of Defense (DOD) has published a final rule that amends Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) subpart 223.71 to better align the DFARS with the current provisions set forth in 10 U.S.C. 2692, [ enhanced version available... Read More

Toxic Torts: More carcinogens enter the fray for consideration as alternatives for causation
Posted on 24 Mar 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

As has been frequently noted in prior posts, toxic torts are all about causation. Whenever a plaintiff alleges a particular type of disease or injury, alternatives need to be evaluated. This is especially so in the world of chemical exposure since many... Read More