Unless and until a [National Environmental Policy Act]-compliant rule is in place, project proponents will have to monetize the risk of additional requirements during the project’s lifespan. Read more
Over the course of the last six weeks, there have been a number of news articles discussing BP’s ongoing dispute with Judge Carl Barbier over the interpretation of the Business Economic Loss... Read more
Wal-Mart plead guilty last month to a series of environmental crimes. The giant retailer will pay $81.6 million for its unlawful conduct. Federal officials alleged that Wal-Mart did not have... Read more
The State of Texas has finally filed suit against BP and Halliburton in U.S. District Court. The defendants are accused of causing the state to lose tax revenue due to business disruptions p... Read more
To say that BP is doing very well financially may be a gross understatement. That’s because the oil giant has reported first-quarter profit of $4.2 billion after adjustment for inventory cha... Read more
The Settlement Program headed up by Claims Administrator Pat Juneau has reached another milestone. The Settlement Program announced in May that it had paid out more than $2 billion to busine... Read more
Administrator Pat Juneau is expecting a surge in claims as the April 2014 deadline for claims quickly approaches. To put things in context, over 165,000 claims had been filed by Gulf Coast c... Read more
A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit to force the Obama Administration to finalize new rules regulating the containment and disposal of coal ash, a power plant byproduct t... Read more
Five environmental groups – Sierra Club, California Communities Against Toxics, Frisco Unleaded, the Missouri Coalition for the Environment Foundation, and the Natural Resources Defense Coun... Read more
Bill Hopkins, a lawyer in our firm, along with Gary Poliakoff, a South Carolina lawyer, obtained a $2.3 million verdict last month on behalf of Bishopville area residents harmed by a huge la... Read more
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