By Brent I. Clark, Kerry M. Mohan, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a Safety Advisory, 79 Fed. Reg. 64646 (October 30, 2014), to provide guidance on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), 49 CFR, parts 171–180, for persons who prepare,

By Andrew H. Perellis, Philip L. Comella, and Craig B. Simonsen

In U.S. v. D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises Inc., No. 09-2270, (D.N.J. 6/12/13), the Court found that the sale of an ongoing business with hazardous materials remaining on site, which is later released by the purchaser, does not make the seller liable for

By Andrew H. Perellis

It’s an all too familiar scenario. You learn that your drinking water supply has been contaminated by a defunct manufacturing operation on adjacent property.

In response, you file a lawsuit involving RCRA’s citizen suit provisions to allege that the former owner or operator violated RCRA’s substantive requirements by disposing of hazardous