May 31, 2018

As part of a settlement with the EPA, National Grid will pay $100M for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. National Grid, which provides natural gas and electricity for New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, has been identified by the...

May 30, 2018

Plaintiff-Appellants (“Residents”), who live near a waste disposal area known as “Wastebed 13” at the Onondaga Lake Superfund site, brought suit against Honeywell, alleging, among other things, state tort law claims. In affirming the lower court’s dismissal of the Resi...

May 15, 2018

Of the $225 million settlement collected from ExxonMobil for polluted sites in the state, New Jersey Governor Murphy plans to use $125 million to supplement the state budget; of the remaining money, $50 million will be used to satisfy attorneys’ fees and only the remai...

May 1, 2018

Calling Exxon’s claims against New York Attorney General Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Healy “implausible,” a NY District Court dismissed Exxon’s lawsuit against the attorney generals (AGs) with prejudice. The two AGs have been investigating “whether...

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D.C. District Court overturns Dakota Access Pipeline analysis

July 18, 2017

The United States District Court, District of Columbia, found that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) violated NEPA by failing to adequately con...

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