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William A. Ruskin: Did the Supreme Court's 2009 BNSF Decision Change CERCLA Cost-Recovery Practice?
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. v. United States , 129 S. Ct. 1870 (2009) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], examined two unsettled areas of CERCLA: (1) the... Read More

Railroads Threatened With Lawsuits Over Diesel Exhaust
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) An environmental group threatened to sue two of the nation's biggest rail owners Tuesday under a novel legal theory that would classify diesel exhaust as hazardous waste. The Natural Resources Defense Council sent letters to Union... Read More