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Marten Law on Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center: No Permit Required for Stormwater Discharges from Logging Roads, U.S. Supreme Court Rules; Attention Shifts to EPA Rulemaking
Posted on 8 Apr 2013 by mmcurdy@martendotcom

By Meline MacCurdy, Associate, Marten Law PLLC In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Meline MacCurdy of Marten Law PLLC discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center that stormwater runoff from logging... Read More

Californians Now Permitted To Capture and Use Harvested Rainwater Pursuant to Rainwater Recapture Act of 2012
Posted on 5 Apr 2013 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Scott Slater and Courtney Davis of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, L.L.P . Passage of the Rainwater Recapture Act of 2012 affords residential users and private and public entities with a new source of on-site water supply, which should reduce reliance... Read More

ExxonMobil Found To Be Negligent and Ordered To Pay $236 Million For MTBE Contamination To Groundwater
Posted on 10 Apr 2013 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

CONCORD, N.H. - (Mealey's) A state court jury in New Hampshire on April 9 found that ExxonMobil Corp. was negligent in adding methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) to gasoline and that it should pay $236 million to remediate groundwater contamination... Read More

9/11 and the CERCLA “War Risk” Exclusion
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Randy J. Maniloff

By Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP New York Federal Court Holds That September 11th Was An "Act Of War" In the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, there was intense political pressure on the insurance industry... Read More