Dave Scriven-Young
Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

30 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 4126
Chicago, Illinois 60602, United States
Phone: 312-239-9722
Fax: 312-435-2482
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
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Mesothelioma Claim Against Employer Filed Too Late Despite Disease Latency

The Illinois Supreme Court recently barred a plaintiff's mesothelioma claim against an employer based on the time limitations set forth in the Workers’ Compensation Act and the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act. The claim was…more

EPA’s New eDisclosure Portal May Subject Businesses to Additional Criticism and Liability

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent Federal Register notice announced the launch of its eDisclosure Portal to modernize the implementation of EPA’s Audit Policy. The Audit Policy allows companies to self-disclose…more

U.S. EPA Approves Changes to Illinois Vehicle Emission Testing Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently approved changes to the vehicle inspection and maintenance program of the State of Illinois. These changes were proposed by the Illinois EPA as revisions to the State…more

Illinois Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging FutureGen Air Permit

Originally published at: http://illinoisenvironmentallaw.com/uncategorized/illinois-federal-court-dismisses-lawsuit-challenging-futuregen-air-permit/ The U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois recently…more

Illinois Pollution Control Board Releases Environmental Register for October 2012

http://illinoisenvironmentallaw.com/air-pollution/illinois-pollution-control-board-releases-environmental-register-for-october-2012/ The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently issued its Environmental Register for October…more
 /  Administrative Law, Environmental Law

Governor Quinn Signs Bill That Will Result In Illinois Following Federal Air Regulations

http://illinoisenvironmentallaw.com/uncategorized/governor-quinn-signs-bill-that-will-result-in-illinois-following-federal-air-regulations/ Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed a bill passed in the General Assembly,…more
 /  Administrative Law, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Toxic Torts, Transportation

Nitrogen Fertilizer Company Settles Civil Environmental Enforcement Action Alleging Clean Air Act Violations for $108,000

Nitrogen Fertilizer Company Settles Civil Environmental Enforcement Action Alleging Clean Air Act Violations for $108,000 By: Dave Scriven-Young, Attorney at Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (Originally published at:…more
 /  Administrative Law, Environmental Law

Environmental Enforcement Actions: How Are Civil Penalties Calculated?

(Originally published at: http://illinoisenvironmentallaw.com/cleanup/enforcement-actions-how-are-civil-penalties-calculated/) I am often asked by owners and executives of manufacturers and other companies to calculate the…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Remedies, Environmental Law, Toxic Torts

U.S. EPA Proposes Approval of Illinois Rules Relating to Volatile Organic Compounds

Manufacturers and other companies face a tough challenge keeping up with the environmental regulations that are enforced by federal, state, and local agencies. Some of the most puzzling regulations govern the amount of…more
 /  Administrative Law, Environmental Law

Party Settles Arranger Liability under Illinois Superfund Statute

A common legal problem that manufacturers and other companies face is liability for the cleanup of a hazardous substance that has been released. This can include arranger liability under the federal Superfund law or a state…more
 /  Environmental Law

Environmental Lawsuit Against McDonald's Corp. Dismissed for Lack of Standing

Article on recent federal court opinion dismissing an environmental lawsuit against McDonald's Corp. dismissed for lack of standing. This article was written by Dave Scriven-Young, an attorney with Peckar & Abramson, PC, and…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Environmental Law

Seventh Circuit Affirms $100,000 Penalty Against Parties That Started Construction of Power Plant without Permit

New blog post on Seventh Circuit affirming $100,000 penalty against parties that started construction of power plant without permit. This article was written by Dave Scriven-Young, an attorney with Peckar & Abramson, PC, and…more
 /  Administrative Law, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

City of Chicago Releases Nature & Wildlife Plan for 2011-2016

New blog post analyzing the City of Chicago's Nature & Wildlife Plan for 2011-2016. This article was written by Dave Scriven-Young, an attorney with Peckar & Abramson, PC, and was originally published on the Illinois…more
 /  Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

President Obama Announces EPA Will Not Modify Bush-Era Smog Standards

New blog entry on Obama's announcement that EPA will not modify smog standards set by Bush administration. This article was written by Dave Scriven-Young, an attorney with Peckar & Abramson, PC, and was originally published…more
 /  Administrative Law, Environmental Law

Proposed Consent Decree Calls for $92,210 Civil Penalty and $132,627 Supplemental Environmental Project for Clean Air Act Violations

New blog entry on a proposed Consent Decree calling for $92,210 civil penalty and $132,627 Supplemental Environmental Project for Clean Air Act Violations. This article was written by Dave Scriven-Young, an attorney with…more
 /  Administrative Law, Environmental Law
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