Lynn Manolopoulos

Lynn Manolopoulos

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Grant Recipients Likely to Accept a 50 Percent Share of Cleanup Costs Under New Washington Grant Funding Rule

The new Department of Ecology (Ecology) grant funding rules, which are expected to go into effect in September 2014, will change the way grant recipients resolve contribution claims against other liable parties under the...more

8/13/2014 - CERCLA Environmental Policies Grants Toxic Substances Control Act

Chemical Purchasers May Be Operators and Liable for Releases That Occur During Shipment

Any company that purchases chemical products should be aware that it could potentially be liable for releases that occur during the shipment of the purchased products. In a recent New York District Count case, Kemira Water...more

4/30/2014 - Chemicals Discharge of Pollutants Shipping

Offers of Judgment – Can They Shift Fees?

A recent Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”) lawsuit may offer some additional guidance on when offers of judgment may cut off a party’s right to recover attorneys’ fees and costs under environmental laws....more

4/25/2014 - Attorney's Fees Corporate Counsel Litigation Fees & Costs National Exchange Bank Offer of Judgment RCRA Young Lawyers

Family Businesses and Environmental Liability

We all know that environmental laws impose heavy liability on businesses that release environmental contaminants into the air, soil or water. The family business is not immune to such liability. In fact, many...more

2/11/2014 - Contaminated Properties Environmental Assessments Environmental Liability Family Businesses Real Estate Market

City of Seattle and King County Agree to Major Upgrades to Settle Discharge Violations

To settle an enforcement action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the State of Washington (“State”), King County and the City of Seattle have agreed to complete major upgrades to their local sewage and...more

4/23/2013 - Contamination Discharge of Pollutants EPA NPDES Settlement

The United States Allocated 40% of Liability for Contamination Caused by a Contractor’s Manufacturing Operations

A recent decision by a federal court in the Central District of California found the United States liable for 40% of the response costs related to contamination from the manufacture of ammunition and rocket motors for the...more

3/21/2013 - Ammunition CERCLA Contamination Contractors Environmental Liability Manufacturers Vicarious Liability

EPA Revises Guidance Regarding Tentants As Bona Fide Prospective Purchasers

On December 5, 2012, EPA issued new guidance discussing the potential applicability of the bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) protection to tenants....more

1/14/2013 - BFPP Bona Fide Purchaser Contaminated Properties Contamination EPA Tenants

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