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Those Appealing Zoning Board Decisions Must Comply With 20-Day Period

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Griffin v. Melrose MA Plan. Bd., No. 23 MISC 000277 (KTS), 2024 WL 146450 (Mass. Land Ct. Jan. 12, 2024) - In Griffin v. Melrose MA Plan. Bd., pro se plaintiff David Griffin (“Griffin”) appealed a decision of the Melrose...more

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Interior Department Finalizes Rule to Limit Oil and Gas, Mineral Development in Alaska

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The U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) released a final rule that will protect millions of acres of Alaskan wildness from the development of oil, gas and minerals. Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which...more

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Water Systems PFAS Liability Protection Act: U.S. House of Representatives Legislation

United States House of Representatives Members John Curtis (“Utah”) and Marie Gluesenkamp-Perez (“Washington”) introduced legislation titled: Water Systems PFAS Liability Protection Act (“Act”) The bill would exempt...more

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EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as CERCLA Hazardous Substances

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On April 19, 2024, EPA announced its highly anticipated final rule designating two polyfluoroalkyl substances ("PFAS")—perfluorooctanoic acid ("PFOA") and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid ("PFOS")—as "hazardous substances" under...more

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EPA Designates Two PFAS as Hazardous Substances Under CERCLA | Part I: Impacts on Potentially Responsible Parties

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On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), two of the most common and well-known per- and...more

Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP

How will the “City of Yes” Affect Zoning and Construction in NYC?

On April 11, 2024, the NYC Department of City Planning unveiled the details of the proposed City of Yes for Housing Opportunity (CYHO), which is the third part of the most ambitious and comprehensive overhaul of New York...more

Stinson LLP

EPA Finalizes Groundbreaking Rule to Regulate Two PFAS under CERCLA

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On Friday, April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a pre-publication version of its Final Rule (the Rule) designating two widely used per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) –...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

In long-awaited move, EPA designates two PFAS as hazardous substances and issues PFAS enforcement policy

Capping a flurry of recent activity concerning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), US EPA on April 19, 2024 designated two PFAS as hazardous substances. Designations of other PFAS are likely to follow. The same day,...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Designates Two PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances Under Superfund

On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a regulation designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), and their salts and isomers, as hazardous substances...more

Greenberg Glusker LLP

US EPA Designates Two PFAS Compounds as "Hazardous Substances" Under CERCLA

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It's finally happened. The US Environmental Protection Agency has designated two widely used PFAS compounds, PFOA and PFOS, as "hazardous substances" under CERCLA....more

Bennett Jones LLP

Can your Neighbour Expropriate your Land? (A Consideration of Remedies for Trespass)

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"This Court accepts that it is very harsh for an owner of land to be forcibly compelled to sell land that they have no desire or wish to sell—this amounts to a private expropriation. This Court also accepts that it is very...more

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FERC April 2024 Open Meeting and May 2024 Open Meeting Preview

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On Thursday, April 18, 2024, in a departure from normal procedure, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or the “Commission”) issued two Sunshine Act Meeting Notices, publishing agendas for both the April 25, 2024...more

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Sustainable Development and Land Use Update 4.18.24

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On April 12, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its much-anticipated ruling in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado. The case concerned the legality of a local jurisdiction’s imposition of a traffic impact...more

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Navigating the Homefront: A Guide to Handling Violations in Community Associations

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...Every member of a community association agrees to abide by the community's governing documents by virtue of taking ownership of their lot or unit. Community associations sometimes get a bad rap for how violations of the...more

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PFAS Safe Drinking Water Act Maximum Contaminant Levels Set

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Over the next five years, U.S. EPA hopes its new national drinking water standard will reduce per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) compounds in drinking water to almost zero as a way to prevent potential health risks...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

New PFAS Federal Drinking Water Standards Create Major Liability and Litigation Risk

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has released a final regulation setting individual drinking water maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) for five per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These MCLs are...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Hazardous Materials Regulation Final Rulemaking: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Adoption of Amendments...

The United States Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (“PHMSA”) published in the April 10th Federal Register final rules amending the Hazardous Materials Regulations (“HMR”). See 89 Fed. Reg. 25434....more

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Supreme Court Rules Legislatively Adopted Exactions Not Exempt From Nollan/Dolan Scrutiny 

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In a dispute over a traffic impact fee imposed on a residential building permit by El Dorado County, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected the long-standing position of California and other state courts that the Takings...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Americas Most Endangered Rivers: American Rivers 2024 Analysis

The organization American Rivers has issued its annual list of what it describes as “America’s Most Endangered Rivers”. The organization, American Rivers, describes itself as: …championing a national...more

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Principio de precaución opera ante indicios según SU-018/24 en Colombia

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La sentencia SU-018/24 proferida por la Corte Constitucional de Colombia confirmó la posición evidenciada en la sentencia del Consejo de Estado del 19 de agosto de 2022, por medio de la cual condenó a una empresa del sector...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Kramer Levin Hosts Program of Real Estate Heavyweights To Discuss Challenges and Priorities for NYC Office-To-Residential...

Kramer Levin convened a room of real estate heavy hitters for their “The Conversion of Office to Residential: Defining NYC’s Future” event at the Kramer Levin Multimedia Conference Center in NYC on April 9....more

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP

Supreme Court Leaves the Sheetz Out In Takings Case

When the government wants to take private property for a public project, it must compensate the owner at fair market value. The just compensation concept comes from the Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause, which provides: “nor...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Franklin Park White Stadium Dispute– Epilogue

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Last month, I posted about a lawsuit brought by a Boston citizens group, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. The group was seeking to enjoin the City of Boston and other parties from moving forward with a Project to upgrade and...more

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Agricultural Estate Planning: Securing Your Land's Future

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In the world of farming and ranching, ensuring your land's future is vital. That's where agricultural estate planning comes in. It's all about smoothly transitioning your farm or ranch to the next generation, maintaining its...more

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State Inverse Condemnation Remedy Sufficient To Vindicate Constitutional Rights

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Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and… dodge.  An interesting case from the United States Supreme Court yesterday.  Interesting because of what it says, and interesting because of what it very explicitly declined to say....more

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