Entries from Envirosphere tagged with 'Asbestos'

NY Environmental Enforcement Update, February 2015, # 2, Vol. II

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2015 Enforcement News Polluter to Pay $400k NRD settlement DEC, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior announced a $400,000 settlement with Honeywell International, Inc....

NY Environmental Enforcement Update January 2015, Vol. II, # 1

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2015 Enforcement News Record $5.15 Billion Environmental Kerr-McGee Settlement The USDOJ entered a historic settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Kerr-McGee for cleanups across the country. The settlement resolves fraudulent conveyance...

NY Environmental Enforcement Update November 2014, # 23

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2014 Enforcement News Two Car Companies Pay Highest CAA Civil Penalties Ever Car manufacturers Hyundai and Kia (the "Companies") used inaccurate data to falsely demonstrate compliance with Clean Air Act (CAA)...

NY Environmental Enforcement Update September 2014, Vol. 1 #21

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2014 Editorial Note: This Update introduces a new section: Energy Enforcement and Regulation. The increased federal, state and local involvement in the mining, processing, transportation and storage of fossil fuels is...

NY Environmental Enforcement Update June 2014, #18

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2014 Enforcement News EPA Fines US Department of Energy for Nuke Releases The DOE paid a $155,000 fine for twice allowing radiation to escape into the air during the cleanup of...

NY Environmental Enforcement Update May 2014, Issue #17

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2014 Enforcement News EPA to Review All Consent Decrees as per 2014 -2018 Strategic Plan As part of EPA's FY 2014-2018 Strategic Plan, the agency has set the goal of...

NY Environmental Enforcement Update January 2014, #13

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2014 Enforcement News for January Crude Oil Swamps NY Governor Cuomo issued an executive order directing several State agencies to undertake a complete review related to rail and water shipments of...

NY Environmental Enforcement Update November 2013, #11

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Law Section, NYSBA © 2013 Enforcement News for November AG Recovers Eight Million Dollars for Oil Spill Fund Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced an $8.05 million settlement with ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, which will reimburse...

NY Environmental Section Enforcement Update May 2013, #5

By Michael J. Lesser, Environmental Section, NYSBA © 2013Enforcement News Evolution of an Asbestos Enforcement Case Asbestos regulation has always been one of the most ubiquitous yet confusing areas of environmental enforcement because oversight and enforcement cut across a number...

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