The cumulative impact of the EPA guidance is to require the generation of more data, which means more sampling and analysis, more frequent and stringent remediation, and potentially higher remediation costs.
Claims seeking damages for broken real estate deals may be more common, but the remedy of rescission often provides the most bang for the buck.
In a claim for damages due to breach of contract, the plaintiff affirms...more
La semana pasada, el alcalde del condado de Miami-Dade, Carlos Giménez, presentó la propuesta de presupuesto para el año fiscal 2015-16 y el plan de inversión de capital multianual. Un repaso de las partidas del presupuesto...more
Last week Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez introduced the County’s FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget and Multi-Year Capital Plan. A review of the budget’s line items confirms the County’s dedication to the use of...more
On July 9, 2015, Beveridge & Diamond secured a unanimous published opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rejecting a citizen suit challenge under the Clean Water Act. Beveridge & Diamond represented...more
In This Issue: Megatrends and Developments, Business Activity Taxes, Transaction Taxes, Other Issues...
OFWAT, the economic regulator of the water and sewerage sector in England and Wales, has set out the price controls that companies must use for regulated activities from 2015 to 2020. This new economic settlement brings...more
Environmental and Policy Focus - Groups sue EPA over failure to reduce air pollution: KPCC - Oct 17:
Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in San Francisco against the U.S. Environmental...more
The House and Senate will be back in session Monday, June 16 at 1:00 p.m. As June – otherwise dubbed “budget month” – ticks away, both chambers have four session days scheduled next week, and the House Appropriations...more
The PA Department of Revenue has renewed a ruling that a contractor may claim exemption for certain items installed in the construction of water and sanitary sewer lines for a private developer where the sewer lines will be...more
Last week, in Pichel v. Dryden Mutual Ins. Co., — N.Y.S. 2d —, 2014 WL 1923736 (May 15, 2014), an intermediate level appellate panel in New York brought the state into line with the interpretation of water backup adopted by a...more
In the world of water and sewage, there are three general types of systems:
A "water system" is for drinking water. Raw water is taken from a collection point (for example, a river, a lake or an underground aquifer)...more
On January 16, 2014, Gov. Christie signed legislation (A-4531) that provides additional time for county planning agencies to submit regional water quality management (WQM) plans to the New Jersey Department of Environmental...more
On September 25, 2013 the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) filed an emergency regulation (Regulation) in response to multiple occurrences of illegal dumping of substances containing...more
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