Recent Practice Points

The Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Streamlining Waters of the United States

By Elizabeth M. Weaver and H. Joseph Drapalski – May 26, 2020 | Recent EPA action clarifies scope of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.

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SCOTUS Allows State-Law Remedy Challenge, but Requires EPA Approval for PRPs

By Elizabeth K. Miles – May 4, 2020 | Atlantic Richfield v. Christian leaves the door open to state-court jurisdiction over state-law claims that seek a broader remedy than approved by the EPA.

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Price-Anderson Act Removal of Litigation Involving a “Nuclear Incident”

By David B. Weinstein, Christopher Torres, and Christopher R. White – July 7, 2020 | Evaluating and seizing the terrain where a legal battle will be waged is the Tao of the litigator.

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Passaic River Litigation Spawns Decision in CERCLA 107/113 Debate

By James P. Ray – July 7, 2020 | The issue of whether and when a potentially responsible party can bring a claim under section 107 of CERCLA continues to get attention in the courts.

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Sound Advice Podcasts

Hot Topics in Energy Class Action Litigation

Jones Day energy litigator Will Taylor discusses current trends and recent cases relating to oil and gas class action litigation. (13:13 min.)

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Artificial Intelligence in the Electricity Industry

Navigant Economics’ Meredith Holmes and Scott Carr discuss the implementation of artificial intelligence in the electricity industry. (9:36 min.)

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Environmental & Energy Litigation

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