Marshalling the Divisibility Defense to CERCLA Liability: Apportionment – Is the Harm Dist...
Defining Harm to Establish a Divisibility Defense to Liability and Apportion Costs
November 13, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
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.
Defeating CERCLA Liability Under the BUILD Act: New Defense Strategies for Tenants
Asserting BFPP Defense After Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Ac...
November 6, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide counsel for tenants, or prospective tenants, of previously 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) u...
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...
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).
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...
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...
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....
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.