Environmental, Energy & Climate Change Law and Regulation Reporter
BB&K Attorneys Discuss Recent Environmental Investigations and Judicial Developments in January Issue
Several members of Best Best & Krieger’s Environmental Law & Natural Resources practice group were published in the January 2023 issue of the Environmental, Energy & Climate Change Law and Regulation Reporter.
Article overviews and excerpts are below. The complete January issue can be found here.
Recent Investigations, Settlements, Penalties and Sanctions
By Andre Monette
Discusses recent investigations and outcomes in matters involving air quality, water quality, chemical regulation and hazardous waste.
District Court Finds Colorado Mine Violated the Clean Water Act
By Christina Lee and Rebecca Andrews
This case provides an example of the Maui factors in action and may be a trend towards encompassing more activities as violation of the Clean Water Act.
Michigan Court of Claims Overturns PFAS Drinking Water Regulations for Failure to Consider Groundwater Cleanup Costs
By Anya Kwan and Rebecca Andrews
Although this decision does not bind any other court or state and is currently on appeal, it suggests that PFAS manufacturers may have standing to challenge PFAS drinking water standards that affect groundwater cleanup costs, even if the manufacturers do not own a manage a drinking water facility.
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