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Establishing and Challenging Standing in PFAS Litigation

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The case of Hardwick v. 3M, a per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) class action lawsuit filed in Ohio, has been marked as one of the most significant legal cases in recent history. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals...more

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EPA Proposes to List PFAS as Hazardous Waste Under Resources Conservation and Recovery Act

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On February 8, 2024, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed changing the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to include nine per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of hazardous...more

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New Zealand Supreme Court Paves Way for Novel Climate Change Claim

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On appeal of a strike out decision, the Court gives the plaintiff “his day in court” to argue that corporates owe a common law duty of care in tort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. On 7 February 2024, the Supreme...more

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Veterans Have Until August 2024 to File Claims Under Camp Lejeune Justice Act

The U.S. Navy and the Department of Justice have set a deadline of August 2024 for Camp Lejeune veterans who were diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses after serving at the marine base to file a claim and receive...more

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EPA's execution of its PFAS road map proves the wheels of justice aren't the only ones that turn slowly.

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While I was on vacation last week, EPA proposed to identify as “hazardous constituents” nine of the “forever chemicals" known collectively as PFAS. EPA's proposal will now be subject to public comment before perhaps being...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Hazardous Waste Facilities Beware: PFAS Soon to Be Regulated Under RCRA

On January 31, 2024, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed two new rules that would add nine per- and polyfluoroalkyl compounds (known as "PFAS") to its list of hazardous constituents regulated under the...more

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Dechert Re:Torts - Key Developments in Product Liability and Mass Torts - Issue 12

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The Phantom-Case Menace: Managing the Use of AI in Court Filings - Last summer, we noted caution regarding two parallel ways generative AI tools are impacting courtroom practice: (1) lawyers using generative AI and...more

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PFAS Poised to Join RCRA’s List of “Hazardous Constituents”

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As expected, U.S. EPA issued two proposed rules the first of which would add nine per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act’s (RCRA) list of hazardous constituents and the second...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Proposition 65: 2023 in Review

2023 was a busy year for Prop 65 with the highest number of Notices of Violation since its inception. The California law requires consumers receive warnings regarding the presence of chemicals that cause cancer or...more

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Recent Progress Report Issued by EPA Foreshadows Landmark Year for Federal Regulation of PFAS

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Soon after the Biden Administration took office, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a Strategic Roadmap highlighting the many ways it planned to “research, restrict, and remediate” per-and...more

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Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand Granted in Leopold v. Air

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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois - In Leopold v. Air, plaintiff Debra Leopold filed an asbestos action in the Circuit Court for the Third Judicial Circuit, Madison County, Illinois. Defendant...more

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Keeping Up-to-Date on PFAS Regulations in Consumer Products

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PFAS (per- and poly- fluorinated alkyl substances) are everywhere, in our drinking water and all over the news. A serious concern for the health of humans and the environment, federal and state agencies are taking a proactive...more

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Sixth Circuit Decision Reinforces that Standing & Traceability Key in PFAS Class Actions

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The recent decision by the Sixth Circuit in Hardwick and a review of the law from various jurisdictions supports the challenges that Plaintiffs face in proving standing for class certification in PFAS lawsuits. Late in 2023,...more

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Occupational Asbestos Exposure: New Rules From the EU

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Asbestos is an extremely dangerous carcinogenic substance, which unfortunately is still present in some economic sectors. For this reason, the European Union has once again intervened with a Directive in November 2023, which...more

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EPA Mandates Toxics Release Inventory Reporting for Seven Additional PFAS

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Recently, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) automatically expanded the list of chemicals covered under the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) via inclusion of seven additional per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...more

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New Year, (Likely) New Remediation Standards–NJDEP Kicks Off 2024 With Proposed Ground Water Quality Standards

On Jan. 2, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) rang in the new year by publishing a Proposed Rule updating the Ground Water Quality Standards (GWQS) for 65 of the 73 constituents currently regulated...more

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Ohio Appeals Court Issues Landmark PFAS Decision

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The case of Hardwick v. 3M, a Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) class action lawsuit filed in Ohio, has been marked as one of the most significant legal cases in recent history. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals...more

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Governor Hochul Vetoes Bill Requiring Foreign Corporations to Consent to General Jurisdiction in New York Courts

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On December 22, 2023, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed Senate Bill S7476, which provided that a foreign corporation’s application for authority to do business in New York constitutes consent to jurisdiction of New York...more

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FDA Warns of Elevated Lead Levels in WanaBana Applesauce Pouches

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert warning parents of elevated lead levels in WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches. The FDA’s alert also applies to Schnucks and Weis brand cinnamon-flavored...more

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Hawaii Sues 25 “Forever Chemical” Manufacturers

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Hawaii AG Anne E. Lopez filed a lawsuit against 25 manufacturers of aqueous firefighting foam (AFFF) products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), alleging that for decades the companies violated state...more

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PFAS and NDAA 2024

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We took a look at the 2024 NDAA with respect to PFAS, since Congress has a track record of passing substantive provisions to require EPA to regulate PFAS in prior NDAA legislation. Although not as consequential as the 2020...more

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General Contractor's Motion for Summary Judgment Denied in NYCAL

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Supreme Court of New York, New York County (NYCAL) - In this asbestos action, defendant Arconic, Inc. f/k/a Alcoa, Inc., (Alcoa) moved for summary judgment on the basis that asbestos-containing fireproofing material was...more

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DuPont Companies to Pay Delaware an Extra $25 Million Under 2021 PFAS Settlement

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A recent DuPont settlement in Ohio triggers additional payments to Delaware under a 2021 agreement. In June 2021, (i) E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, (ii) Corteva, Inc., (iii) The Chemours Company, and (iv) DuPont de...more

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MoCRA: What’s on the horizon for PFAS?

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This article is one of a series of posts diving into each aspect of The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) as the industry awaits MoCRA’s full implementation. This installment focuses on MoCRA’s...more

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Tile Manufacturer Denied Summary Judgment in NYCAL

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Court: Supreme Court of New York, New York County - In this asbestos action, plaintiff Peter Marino alleged he was exposed to asbestos from floor tiles manufactured by defendant, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Goodyear...more

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