Ground Rules: A Knauf Shaw Blog

Claims for Violation of the Green Amendment Stand

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Attempts by the State of New York and the Town of Perinton to dismiss a citizens group’s claims under the…

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Green Amendment NY

Knauf Shaw Files Lawsuits Alleging Violations of the New Green Amendment to the NYS Constitution

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Two lawsuits have been filed in New York State Supreme Court in Monroe County by Knauf Shaw LLP on behalf…

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Supreme Court

Second Circuit Finds CERCLA Claims Ripe Regardless of EPA Enforcement Status

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On August 18, 2021, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that a party does not need to wait until…

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Guam

Supreme Court Revives Guam’s Superfund Claim against the U.S. Navy

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Justice Clarence Thomas penned the rare unanimous decision in Guam v. United States, 593 U.S. ___ (2021), which recently held…

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Fredericks Finger Lakes Farm

Road Salt Contamination from NYS Thruway Ruled A Trespass

Amy Kendall

The New York Court of Claims recently held that farmers impacted by surface and groundwater contaminated with road salt originating…

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Pollution

Petroleum Spill Reporting

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Reporting a petroleum spill in New York can be confusing and an overwhelming experience. There are numerous spill reporting requirements,…

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Oil

Petroleum Case Law Update 2020

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Each year, the Petroleum Spills Committee of the Environmental & Energy Law Section of the New York State Bar Association…

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Dakota Lake

Court Shuts Down Dakota Access Pipeline Pending Environmental Review

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On July 6, 2020, a federal judge for the District of Columbia ordered that the Dakota Access Pipeline be emptied…

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Alan Knauf to Present on Oil Spill Law

Alan Knauf will be presenting his annual case law update at the NYSBA EELS Oil Spill Forum on May 7, 2024.

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KS SPONSORS BCONE EVENT

Knauf Shaw is proud to support Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast's Upstate NY Brownfield Symposium on May 22, 2024.

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