Environmental

  • The Year in Review: #6. Going Green

    "Green" was the word on everyone's lips this year, as Al Gore collected his Nobel Peace Prize for raising awareness of climate change, hybrid vehicle ...

  • The Year in Review

    The 20 stories that shook the in-house bar in 2007.

  • Paint Manufacturers Challenge R.I. Cleanup Plan

    Three companies that once manufactured lead paint are challenging a proposed plan to pay about $2.4 billion to clean up Rhode Island homes that contain lead paint.

  • Superfund Cleanups Get a Boost From High Court

    For the past three years, owners of polluted property have been living in legal limbo.

  • Small Wonders

    The future of the nanotech industry depends on the EPA's regulatory framework.

  • Legally Green

    When I was in high school in New Jersey in the 1980s, I took an environmental science class. I had no interest in the subject...

  • Small Wonders

    The future of the nanotech industry depends on the EPA's regulatory framework.

  • The Regulator Rundown

    One of the greatest challenges facing general counsel is keeping up with current legal issues while anticipating future liabilities. But it's difficult to know where to turn your attention first when dealing with employee complaints, shareholder pressures, potential litigation and a host of regulatory agencies enforcing a host of constantly...

  • The Regulator Rundown

    One of the greatest challenges facing general counsel is keeping up with current legal issues while anticipating future liabilities. But it's difficult to know where to turn your attention first when dealing with employee complaints, shareholder pressures, potential litigation and a host of regulatory agencies enforcing a host of constantly...

  • Supreme Court to Hear Landmark Superfund Suit

    A lot of people weren't happy with the Supreme Court when it decided Cooper Industries Inc. v. Aviall Services Inc. in 2004. In that case, the High Court overturned the precedents of nine circuit courts and ruled that a landowner who voluntarily paid to clean up a polluted site couldn't...

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