Environmental and Land Use Law

Updates on Environmental and Land Use Law in New England and the US from Anderson & Kreiger LLP

Archive for 2018

Posted In: Climate Change

Interstate Water Dispute Nears Decision by Supreme Court

As our changing climate threatens to exacerbate drought conditions in parts of the country, disputes between states over rights to water are likely to become far more common, and to…

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Posted In: Uncategorized

Agencies Gearing Up to Address Risks Posed by PFAS Contamination

PFAS—a class of chemical substances commonly used in a wide range of products—are drawing increased scrutiny from regulators.  Businesses and municipalities should closely follow these developments, as they create both…

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Posted In: DEP, Uncategorized

EPA Adjusts Statutory Civil Penalties for Inflation

On January 8, the Environmental Protection Agency published its statutory civil penalties, adjusted for inflation.  83 FR 1190.  The adjustment was required by the  Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvements…

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