Archive for October, 2016

Oregon Climate Change Battle Continues

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Judge Aikens of the U.S. District Court for Oregon held that a group of minor children and an environmental activist organization have Article III standing and can sue for redress of alleged property and potential personal injuries due to U.S. governmental inaction on climate change.

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Ninth Circuit CERCLA update

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Ninth Circuit rejected rehearing petitions filed by the State of Washington and native tribes, confirming a panel decision that aerial transmission of metal wastes did not constitute a CERCLA “disposal.”

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Attorneys in the news

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Christine Hein is a 2017 Super Lawyers® Rising Star in environmental law. Greg Trimarche is a Best Lawyer in America for real estate litigation. Norm Dupont was recognized as a Super Lawyer in environmental litigation. J.W. Ring spoke on legal issues at the Portland Geosyntec/Ring Bender vapor intrusion workshop on October 11, 2016.

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