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Zombie Corporations and CERCLA Liability: Identifying, Reviving, and Pursuing Zombie PRPs
October 31, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on identifying, reviving, and pursuing defunct or "zombie" corporations and their insurance assets as a source of funding cleanup of contamination sites. The panel will discuss what to do after identifying zombie candidates, claims evaluation due diligence, litiga... Read More

Superfunds Evolving Liability Landscape: Defeating CERCLA Liability Under the BUILD Act an...
Asserting BFPP Defense After Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Ac...
November 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for tenants, or prospective tenants, of contaminated industrial or manufacturing sites with information and critical guidance on defending liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund) using the u... Read More

Marshalling the Divisibility Defense to CERCLA Liability: Apportionment -- Is the Harm Dis...
Defining Harm to Establish a Divisibility Defense to Liability and Apportion Costs
November 21, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how recent court decisions have addressed divisibility in CERCLA litigation. The panel will guide environmental counsel on when and how the divisibility of harm defense is appropriate and tactics to overcome challenges in proving divisibility. Read More

Reducing Liability Uncertainty When Redeveloping Environmentally Challenged Property: Fede...
August 8, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance to in-house real estate and environmental counsel on the similarities and differences between federal and state liability protections available under CERCLA, RCRA, and their state law counterparts; best practices for choosing (where possible) which pr... Read More

Latest CERCLA Decisions and Navigating Complexities: Arranger Liability, Divisibility, Set...
June 13, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the latest key federal court CERCLA decisions, provide insights into lessons from the courts for environmental counsel and their clients going forward, and offer best practices for handling CERCLA issues. Read More

Update on Liability Under CERCLA: Emerging Principles and Trends in PRP Liability
January 23, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide environmental counsel with a review of recent court rulings on the liability of potentially responsible parties under CERCLA, including cases on divisibility, arranger, owner and operator liability, and related issues. Read More

PRP Contribution Claims Under CERCLA: Strategies for Cost Recovery Against Potentially Res...
December 13, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel advising parties involved in contaminated site cleanups on protecting the contribution interests of potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in seeking cost recovery against other PRPs. Read More

CERCLA Actions and Statute of Limitations: Navigating the Circuit Split, Lessons From Rece...
Practical Implications for Whether Judicially Approved Settlement Requires Resolution of C...
May 9, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on the application of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) statute of limitations and explain when settlements trigger the statute. The panel will examine recent decisions, analyze a federal circuit split, and offer bes... Read More

CERCLA Settlements and PRP Intervention: Protecting PRP Interests in Contribution and Cost...
January 9, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel advising parties in a contaminated site cleanup with guidance on both protecting the interests of settling PRPs and, on the other hand, protecting the contribution interests of non-settling potentially responsible parties (PRPs). Read More

NRD Recovery Under CERCLA and OPA: What to Expect in 2018
December 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss deregulatory and budgetary initiatives by the current administration and the impact of these initiatives as applied to natural resource damage (NRD) assessment and lawsuits under CERCLA and the Oil Pollution Act (OPA). Read More

CERCLA Liability of U.S. Government as Owner, Operator or Arranger for Clean-Up Cost and N...
Growing Liability Trend In Light of Chevron Mining and El Paso Natural Gas
November 21, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide a brief overview of CERCLA and PRP liability and focus on U.S. government liability for cleanup costs and for natural resource damage to public lands. The program will discuss a recent case law trend of finding the federal government liable in its various roles as landl... Read More

CERCLA Statute of Limitations, Preemption, and Allocation: Latest Developments in Superfun...
October 24, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance and case studies for counsel on CERCLA statute of limitations (including removal vs. remedial measures), preemption, and allocation dynamics. The seasoned truly national panel will also offer "in the trenches" strategies related to managing timing, choice of co... Read More

CERCLA and Tenants as Bona Fide Prospective Purchasers: Obtaining and Maintaining BFPP Sta...
August 29, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to environmental counsel on the steps lessees should take, before and after executing a lease, to qualify for and maintain eligibility for protection as a bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) under the EPA's latest enforcement guidance and actions. Read More

PRP Contribution Claims Under CERCLA: Strategies for Cost Recovery Against Potentially Res...
July 6, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel advising parties involved in contaminated site cleanups on protecting the contribution interests of potentially responsible parties (PRPs) in seeking cost recovery against other PRPs. Read More

CERCLA Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense: Securing and Maintaining Liability Protect...
Strategies for Overcoming BFPP Defense Challenges and Restrictions
March 28, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for parties involved in the purchase of a contaminated site to secure and maintain the CERCLA bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) defense. The panel will offer best practices for redevelopment of contaminated sites in light of recent federal court... Read More

Natural Resource Damages Assessment: Strategies for Valuing and Contesting NRD Injury and...
June 2, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies involved in natural resource damages (NRD) claims or settlements to participate in the process for measuring NRD. The panel will outline strategies for accomplishing each phase of injury and damages valuation. Read More

Settling CERCLA Cases: Executing an Effective Strategy
Resolving CERCLA Litigation and Minimizing the Threat of Future RCRA Citizen Suits and CER...
February 24, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for parties of CERCLA litigation on settlement strategies and implications. The panel will examine potential future claims the parties may face, the need for careful consideration when determining with whom to settle and the order in which to settle.... Read More

ASTM E1527-13: Applying the New Phase I Site Assessment Standard
Navigating the Material Changes to Meet All Appropriate Inquiries Requirements and Limit C...
February 11, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE seminar will review the revised ASTM E1527 standard for conducting environmental site assessments (ESAs), how the standard has changed, and practical considerations for using the standard. The panel will discuss the practical considerations in conducting all appropriate inquiries (AAI) and... Read More

Arranger Liability Under CERCLA: Leveraging Recent Court Decisions
Reducing Liability Amid Uncertainty and Absent Clear Guidance
January 21, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide environmental counsel with a briefing of how recent court decisions have addressed arranger liability issues and their implications for CERCLA liability. The panel will provide guidance to counsel on overcoming the challenging issues in arranger liability litigation. Read More

CERCLA Preemption of State Law Claims
Bringing or Surviving Preemption Challenges to Maximize Contribution Protection
August 20, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on when CERCLA preempts state law claims. The panel will review recent treatment by the courts on preemption challenges and will offer best practices for representing potentially responsible parties (PRPs) and surviving preemption challenges. Read More

CERCLA, CWA and State Law: Complexities With Overlapping Authorities
Navigating Requirements for Soil and Sediment Remediation and Storm and Surface Water Mana...
August 8, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for environmental counsel to navigate the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting, and state laws when dealing with remediation... Read More

Institutional Controls at Contaminated Sites: Best Practices for Counsel in Implementing,...
July 16, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies planning, implementing, maintaining and enforcing institutional controls (ICs) at contaminated sites to minimize legal risks. Read More

Natural Resource Damages Under CERCLA: Recoverability and Assessment Challenges
Evaluating, Valuing, and Proving or Disproving Injury and Damages
June 6, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies involved in natural resource damages (NRD) claims or settlements to participate in the process of recovering NRD. The panel will outline strategies to prove or disprove the recoverability, assessment and quantification of natural resource injuries. Read More

Settling Private CERCLA Litigation
Navigating Contribution Protection, Determining Order of Settlement, and Avoiding Unintend...
May 23, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for parties involved in settling private CERCLA litigation. The panel will examine the challenging issues facing plaintiffs and defendants and offer best practices for planning settlement strategy. Read More