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Category: Environment

5/23/2013Oh my! The Folks in Marin Might Have to Look At Big Water Tanks
2/21/2013When Is A 10 Charge Imposed by the Government Not A Tax?
4/30/2012Jury Awards $4.5 Million Punitive Damages Against Company With Negative Net Worth
2/5/2012Using Endangered Species Laws To Save The Earth's Inhabitants
1/21/2012USEPA's Approval of California Air Quality Plan Overturned Due To Use Of Six-year, Outdated Data
1/20/2012California's State Board of Equalization's End-run Attempt Around Prop 13 Thwarted
1/4/2012Finally, Some Sanity In CEQA Land Use Decisions
12/18/2011Four Young Men Building Ice Rink Nabbed By Cops
1/19/2010Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Digs Into The Earthquake Disaster In Haiti
10/8/2009Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Goes Behind The Coal-fired Utilities Question
5/14/2009Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Explores Asbestos Litigation
3/22/2009Hair Spray For ... Lawns?
3/12/2009Courts Rule It's Not Nice For Mother Nature To Fool Proposition 65
3/10/2009California Supreme Court Finally Clarifies Insurance Pollution Exclusion Provisions
1/13/2009Apartment And Business Owners Beware Secondhand Smoke
1/5/2009Insurers Not Allowed To Avoid Covering The State For Environmental Liability
1/2/2009Don't Take A Page From This Book: How To Ignore The Government In Three Easy Steps
10/4/2008What Liability Do Arrangers And Owners Have On Superfund Sites?
9/24/2008Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Discusses the Aftermath of Hurricane Ike
7/1/2008There's A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight
6/29/2008What Is A Live Tree? The Ninth Circuit Finally Decides
6/16/2008Zoning The Ocean Around Us
4/29/2008Downstream Landowners Battle Upstream Landowners For Water Rights
4/9/2008Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Looks Green
4/7/2008MIPTC's Travelogue: Prague, Czech Republic - Day 3
4/1/2008MIPTC Announces J. Craig Williams's New Book: How To Get Sued
3/16/2008Tarantulas, Scorpions and Beetles. Wonderful Appetizers, Now What's For Dinner?
3/11/2008What Of A Fall From Grace?
2/11/2008Up Next: Condemnation Action Against California Coastal Commission?
2/4/2008Not Really The News Wanted Before Mardi Gras Court Puts Damper On Party
1/23/2008Does Taller, Faster, Longer, Steeper Equal Better? Can You Be More Dead?
1/15/2008How To Speak *LA*
12/12/2007Where Have All The Wild Salmon Gone?
12/7/2007No Butts About It - This Man Learned His Lesson
12/2/2007Dissent Turns Into Majority Opinion; Third Circuit Finally Falls In Line
10/31/2007Ten Tips For Dealing With Your Insurance Company After The 2007 California Fires
10/30/2007From One Fire To The Next: What Happens After The 2007 California Fires Are Out?
10/27/2007Photos By Local Website Designer / Photographer Say More Than Words
10/25/2007Slide Fire Update: Media Helicopters Interfere With Aerial Tanker Water Drops
10/22/2007Hair On Fire And Smoke On The Waterless Desert
10/21/2007LA Woman With Her Hair On Fire (With Apologies To The Doors)
10/5/2007Supremes Launch New Term - Plenty On The Docket And One Hopeful For The Docket
9/30/2007It Depends On How You Look At It
9/20/2007Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Inspects China
9/18/2007Warm, Perhaps, But Not Hot Enough Yet
9/3/2007Cal Puts Up A Fence To Keep Fans Out And Keep Mother Nature In*
8/25/2007MIPTC's Restaurant Review: San Francisco's Ducca
8/21/2007Surprise: California Can Regulate Itself
8/3/2007Fifth Circuit's Guess Denies Katrina Victims' Insurance Claims Pending Louisiana Supreme Court Review
8/2/2007Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Talks About Climate Change
7/30/2007Attorney General Attacks Attorneys On Both Sides Of Prop 65 Settlement
7/22/2007It's Sunday, And What Does The Real Estate Section Of The Paper Tell Us?
7/20/2007Do We Still Need The EPA? What Will The Future Bring? How About Social Capital?
7/17/2007How To Lose A CEQA Appeal, Even When You Win
7/14/2007New Advertising Campaign May Ditch Values, Create Liability - You Decide
6/28/2007Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Covers the Supreme Court
6/27/2007Supreme Court Restores Santity To CERCLA
6/24/2007The Housing Slump? There's No Housing Slump, We've Got Fountains Again!
6/22/2007Kentucky Creates Tort Of Intentional Trespass Presumably To Make Damages Easier To Recover
6/16/2007Allegedly Dangerous Levels Of Carbon Monoxide From Powerboats Prompts Arizona Lawsuit
6/12/2007Big Or Small, California Has Room For All; Just Not in My Backyard
6/9/2007Can We Fix Everything? Should We?
6/6/2007Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Covers The TB Crisis
5/31/2007Water Battle Rages - But Do We Have The Issues Framed Right?
5/13/2007Just Pave Over Paradise: Trees Are The Reason We Have Global Warming
5/8/2007Should Courts Look Forward To Determine Insurance Coverage Or Back In Time?
4/7/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Wandering In The Red Sand Day Eleven
4/6/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Wandering In The Red Sand Day Ten
4/4/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Not So Much Downtime In Cairns Day Nine
4/3/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In The Great Barrier Reef Day Eight
4/2/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In Australia's Great Barrier Reef - Day Seven
4/1/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In Australia's Great Barrier Reef Day Six
3/31/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In Australia's Great Barrier Reef Day Five
3/30/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In Australia's Great Barrier Reef Day Four
3/29/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In Australia's Great Barrier Reef Day Three
3/28/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Underwater In Australia's Great Barrier Reef Day Two
3/27/2007MIPTC's South Seas Journal: Travel to Australia's Great Barrier Reef
3/8/2007San Francisco Seeks To Limit Use Of Plastic Grocery Bags
2/1/2007Ninth Ward Victims To Get Their Day In Court Against Army Corps Of Engineers
1/30/2007Yosemite Park Faces Questions Over Public Use And Rehabilitation
1/23/2007The Dance Between Selling Property And The Subdivision Map Act
1/21/2007Unequal Application Of Tax To Water Rights Holders Declared Unconstitutional
1/15/2007Light The Afterburners - Burning Man Is On Fire In The Courts
1/6/2007Who Owns The World?
12/31/2006One Resolution Many Will Thank You For Making
12/27/2006It Was An Honor, Mr. President
11/28/2006Are You Listening, Orange County Sanitation District?
11/21/2006California Cities Step To Forefront To Slow Global Warming
11/10/2006Complain? Who Complained? Not Me, But Hear My Case Anyway.
11/4/2006Farmers Harvest Corn, Soybeans, Hogs and Now Wind
10/9/2006No Recovery For Slip And Fall While Walking Diogi The Dog
9/24/2006Third Circuit Turns CERCLA On Its Head; Companies Take Note: Don't Voluntarily Clean Up
9/16/2006Who's Funding The Campaign Against Prop 87, The $400 Million Tax On Oil?
9/4/2006What Causes The Color In The Salmon You're Eating?
8/20/2006LA Sludge May Move From Bakersfield To Arizona
8/12/2006Are Alternative Cars The Answer To High Gas Prices?
8/7/2006Toxic Superfund Site Turns Out Cancer-fighting Organisms
8/2/2006Modesto Contamination Punitive Damages Cut By Ninety Percent
7/24/2006You May Get 25 Miles To The Zucchini, Or 25 To Life
7/21/2006New Zealand Cop Chastised For Legal Prostitution
7/13/2006Coast to Coast Internet Radio Appeals to the Supreme Court
6/26/2006FEMA Disaster Relief Judicially Elevated To Property Right Entitlement
6/21/2006Navigable Wetlands Doesn't Mean That Puddle In Your Backyard
6/14/2006Today's Mensa Pop Quiz: How Do These Expenditures Relate?
5/14/2006Cleaning Up Your Computer's Environment: Attorneys To The Rescue
5/12/2006USACOE 3, Turtles 0, Beach Replenishment Still Undone
5/6/2006University of Pennsylvania Law Review Solicits Submissions
4/27/2006Did You Get Your Refund Of California's Hazardous Materials Fee?
4/10/2006MIPTC's Travel Series: The Inverness Edition, Part IV
4/8/2006MIPTC's Travel Series: The Inverness Edition, Part II
4/6/2006Coast to Coast Looks At Post-Katrina New Orleans And Status Of Practicing There
3/29/2006How To Prevent A Fee Simple Absolute From Becoming A Prescriptive Easement
3/28/2006It's Not Nice To Fool The Attorney General (Or The Court Of Appeal) With Prop 65 Settlements
3/18/2006USEPA Prohibited From Applying Different Air Pollution Rules To Major Sources Of Emissions
3/15/2006Soil, Grading and Compaction Reports Now Open To Public Scrutiny
2/17/2006Take It With A Grain Of .... It's Not A Pollutant Anymore
2/8/2006Will Charges Be Filed Against Fire Captain Who May Have Started 7,000-acre Sierra Fire?
1/27/2006Can Skiers And Snowboarders Co-exist In The Slopes Of The Court Of Appeals?
1/18/2006Endangered Species: Trees Masquerading As Cell Phone Towers
1/13/2006Property Owner Denied Right To Recover Environmental Cleanup Costs
1/10/2006Pollution Coverage Exclusion Narrowed By Maryland Courts
12/20/2005More Prop 65 Cases Settle
12/14/2005Want Some Clean Air With That Wine?
12/12/2005Are You Ready For A Tsunami? The Government's Not.
12/7/2005The Rules Change For Modifying Consent Decrees
12/5/2005New Orleans Levees: No Finger In The Dike Or Eyes On The Ball
12/2/2005Removing Or Remediating Contamination Has Big Consequences For Your Pocketbook
11/29/2005Don't Drink That And Don't Eat That. Just Stick With Water. And Don't Forget To Exercise, Too.
11/28/2005Sampling Results From Rita And Katrina Reveal Contamination Across Four States
11/27/2005The Interplay Of Politics, Money, Insurance, Courts And Pollution
11/25/2005Don't Worry, The USEPA Will Protect You From Death By Chocolate
11/21/2005Proposition 65 Warnings Inside The Box Deemed Sufficient For Dental Amalgam
11/16/2005SFO Prop 65 Warnings Now Must Be Posted In Three Languages
11/15/2005Doting On Supreme Court Nominations At The Expense Of Others
11/13/2005Great Park Board Goes To Europe To Evaluate Greater Parks
11/7/2005Arkansas and Oklahoma Battle It Out Again Over Water Contamination
10/31/2005Powerline Oil Powers Through Umbrella Insurance Policies To Provide Pollution Coverage
10/17/2005Blawg Review #28
8/23/2005Environmental Audits: Burying Your Head In The Sand Or Discovering What's Out There
3/31/2005Both Sides Turn To The Courts To Litigate Environmental Laws
6/24/2004Toxic Releases Up, No One Agrees Why
4/5/2004Forget Buying Bridges, How About an Ocean?
3/16/2004Taxing Environmental Costs
3/13/2004Water Figures are All Wet
3/5/2004GE Wins Challenge Against USEPA Superfund Order
2/28/2004To Discharge In Bankruptcy Or Not?
2/18/2004Inventing Slagacre
2/17/2004Is Your Statute of Limitations Running?
1/29/2004Environmental Insurance Coverage Not Cancellable
1/24/2004Is The Evidence In Yet? Salmon Still Swimming
1/24/2004New State Implementation Plan Out for Comment
1/21/2004Supremes Hand USEPA the Hammer
1/15/2004Clean Fleet Rules May Likely Go Down in Flames
1/14/2004Another Snowmobile Defeat in Yellowstone
1/13/2004Florida Polluted Water Has Nationwide Effect
1/12/2004$200,000 for SUV Graffiti
1/9/2004Farm-raised Salmon Allegedly High in Dioxin & PCB Pollutants
12/27/2003Ground Zero - Legislation by the Executive Branch
12/24/2003Cleaner Motorcycles for a Small Cost
12/23/2003No Net Loss Program Intact
12/18/2003X for Snowmobiles in Yellowstone
12/16/2003Ruling on Snow(mobiles) from Afar
12/15/2003The Ozone Battle Continues
12/11/2003Quashing Grand Jury Contempt Orders the Right Way
12/10/2003People in the News, and in the Know
12/9/2003Vote for FRAP / The Washington Water Wrangle
12/6/2003Bulletproof Vests for Wolves
12/5/2003Air Pollution: Getting Less Fast Enough?
12/3/2003Enlibra - More Regulation Than Enforcement
12/2/2003New USEPA Chief to Speak About Clean Air Plan
11/27/2003From CNN to ENN - Around the Environmental World
11/25/2003Pumping Water Turns into Fire
11/18/2003NIMBY Turns Into NIMO
11/17/200314 States File to Enjoin Loosened Air Act Regs
11/16/2003Lawsuits Over MTBE Contamination May Soon Go Away
11/15/2003How Much for that Hammer?
11/13/2003Solutions for Strip Mines and Scarred Landscapes
11/10/2003New York to Enforce Air Laws the USEPA Won't
11/7/2003Air Pollution Control Enforcement Eased Back
11/6/2003What the USEPA Doesn't Know Won't Hurt US
11/5/2003Mishmash of Special Interests form Energy Bill
11/3/2003New Source Review Rules Go Final
11/2/2003Punitive Damages Available Against the Navy
11/1/2003Old Fire 45% Contained
10/31/2003Former City Dwellers Sue Neighboring Farmers
10/30/2003The Great Debate Begins as the Fires Subside
10/30/2003How Not to Manage Fire Information
10/29/2003Dodging the Bullet
10/27/200330 Miles of Fire
10/18/2003EPA Chases More Air Pollution Settlements
10/17/2003How Not To Pay for Environmental Contamination
10/11/2003Stopped at the Border, Dirty Air Not Allowed In
10/7/2003Elvis is Dead. Climate Change is Happening.
10/6/2003More Hits from the Supremes?
9/29/2003The "Gore Factors"
9/22/2003USEPA Just Can't Get It Right - 17 Years Later
9/15/2003Diesel Emission Limits Under Study
9/10/2003It Was A Litte Early for Easter
9/8/2003Perfectly Sassy Hunts Down the Treasure Law
9/8/2003Agrrr, Matey, Did Ye Steal My Treasure?
9/6/2003Wildfires Threaten California Homes
9/5/2003Eureka! But Not Anymore
9/1/2003How to Balance California's Budget
8/15/2003The Absolute Pollution Exclusion Isn't
8/11/2003Shark proof

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