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New Jersey Assembly Unanimously Passes Bill Broadly Allocating Liability and Damages for Hazardous Substance Discharges from Offshore Drilling Platforms
Posted on 15 Jul 2015 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

The New Jersey Assembly has unanimously passed a bill, A4258, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this bill: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], which is notably broad in its language on allocating liability and damages for releases of hazardous substances... Read More

Tags: spills , drilling , offshore , oil , rig

Pennsylvania’s TENORM Study is Released – What are the Conclusions?
Posted on 23 Mar 2015 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) is found in virtually all soil and rock on the earth’s surface. NORM can also be found in groundwater as the result of its contact with NORM bearing geologic formations. When human related activities... Read More

Public Comment Period on PA Department of Environmental Protection's Oil and Gas Rulemaking Closes May 19
Posted on 7 May 2015 by Pepper Hamilton Environmental Law Practice Group

Environmental Client Alert The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP’s) rulemaking regarding surface activities for oil and gas wells, Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites (Chapters... Read More