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Environmental Notes - May 2016

by Williams Mullen on

The news has been full of stories and articles concerning Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR), also referred to as coal ash. CCR became a hot topic in 2008 when a coal ash pond at a utility plant in Tennessee spilled more than 5...more

OSHA Enforcement in the Final Year of the Obama Administration

by Williams Mullen on

Although the Obama Administration is well into its last year, it is signaling no let-up in its aggressive environmental and occupational safety and health enforcement agendas. Indeed, continuation of or even more stringent...more

Litigating Environmental Whistleblower Claims Under OSHA Procedures

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

The federal government is allocating more time and resources to whistleblower programs. Now, more than ever, companies need to take steps to minimize exposure to whistleblower claims. When a whistleblower case is filed, it...more

California Trial Court Orders New Trial On Claim that Recology Violated CFCA

A California trial court recently overturned a jury verdict finding Recology San Francisco liable for violating the California False Claims Act (CFCA) and granted Recology’s motion for a new trial. The court’s ruling comes...more

McAfee & Taft RegLINC - July 2012: Industry groups voice concern over OSHA’s change to HazCom standard by Heidi Slinkard Brasher

by McAfee & Taft on

Several industry groups – including the American Petroleum Institute, CropLife America, American Tort Reform Association, National Oilseed Processors Association, and American Chemistry Counsel – have petitioned a federal...more

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