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LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast - Chevron and California Reach Settlement on Underground Gasoline Storage Tanks
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

California announces a proposed $24.5 million settlement with Chevron owners involving underground gasoline storage tanks (third story in podcast at 3:40), and the Mississippi Supreme Court reverses a multi-million lead verdict against Sherwin-Williams... Read More

Department of Defense Publishes Proposed Rule Regarding Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Toxic or Hazardous Materials
Posted on 10 Mar 2014 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

By: Genevieve Essig The Department of Defense has published proposed rule 79 FR 4648 (Jan. 29, 2014) , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], which relates to DFARS regulations on the storage, treatment, and disposal of toxic or... Read More

PHMSA Publishes Final Rule Adopting Certain Hazardous Materials Special Permits and Approvals Into Regulations
Posted on 6 May 2014 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has amended the Hazard Materials Regulations (HMR) to adopt provisions from certain “widely used or longstanding” special permits and competent authority approvals with “established... Read More

Significant Variability Found in Toxics in Packaging Compliance Verification Testing
Posted on 16 Aug 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)[1] released a report on July 21, 2011, that identifies significant variability in laboratory testing for total heavy metals under state "toxics in packaging" laws. The TPCH, which was formed 20 years... Read More

LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast - Chevron and California Reach Settlement on Underground Gasoline Storage Tanks
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

California announces a proposed $24.5 million settlement with Chevron owners involving underground gasoline storage tanks (third story in podcast at 3:40), and the Mississippi Supreme Court reverses a multi-million lead verdict against Sherwin-Williams... Read More

Significant Variability Found in Toxics in Packaging Compliance Verification Testing
Posted on 16 Aug 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)[1] released a report on July 21, 2011, that identifies significant variability in laboratory testing for total heavy metals under state "toxics in packaging" laws. The TPCH, which was formed 20 years... Read More