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Category Archives: Environmental Law

United States Supreme Court Round-Up: Key Opinions from 2013 to 2014 and Upcoming High-Profile Business Disputes

The 2013–2014 term of the United States Supreme Court resulted in a wide range of decisions of importance to business. In this article, we highlight some of the key opinions and explore their likely impacts. We also preview a few of the high-profile business disputes the Supreme Court has agreed to hear next term. Key …

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EPA Issues Changes to Due Diligence Requirements for All Appropriate Inquiries (AAI) Under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)

2005 ASTM No Longer Accepted Effective Oct. 6, 2015 On October 6, 2014, EPA issued a final rule mandating the use of the 2013 standard, ASTM E1527-13, for conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments for satisfaction of All Appropriate Inquiries (“AAI”) under CERCLA. [Click here for a copy of EPA’s preamble to the final rule, …

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