On March 20, 2013, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued a decision in State v. Guay, holding that the defendant’s unlawful operation of a solid waste facility or septic system can result not just in civil fines, but also in...more
In a November 16, 2012 alert, we discussed the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s November 9, 2012 decision in Town of Carroll v. Rines. That decision concluded that state law preempts certain municipal restrictions on excavation...more
Our Government Relations and Environmental & Land Use Practice Groups would like to share with you an important notice from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
Informational Meeting for DEP Contracting...more
On Monday, January 14, U.S. District Court Judge George Singal dismissed Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) claims against several dam owners and operators located along the Kennebec and Androscoggin...more
On November 9, 2012, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued its decision in Town of Carroll v. Rines (“Rines”), invalidating certain municipal regulations that limited excavations....more
Launched in April 2011, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP’s) Regulatory Reform Initiative is moving toward its goal of streamlining permitting and other processes, and boosting efficiency....more