Ground Rules: A Knauf Shaw Blog

EPA Designates PFOS and PFOA as Hazardous Substances under CERCLA

Eamon Danieu

On April 19, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made its latest move responding to the nationwide issue…

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National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for PFAS

Eamon Danieu

EPA Unveils National Primary Drinkng Water Regulations for Six PFAS On April 10, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency…

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EPA Proposes Listing Nine PFAS Compounds as RCRA Hazardous Constituents

Eamon Danieu

On February 8, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed changes to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act…

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New PBS/CBS Regulations Published

KnaufShaw

On July 19, 2023, the State published Notice of its Adoption of revised Petroleum Bulk Storage (6 NYCRR Part 613)…

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NYSDEC Issues Guidance for Compliance with Climate Law

Amy Kendall

NYSDEC Issues Guidance for Compliance with Climate Law  On December 14, 2022, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s…

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Claims for Violation of the Green Amendment Stand

KnaufShaw

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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NYSDEC Extends Time to Make Comments on Proposed PBS/CBS Regulations

KnaufShaw

The comment period for the proposed PBS/CBS regulations has been extended until January 24, 2023.

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Knauf Shaw Announces New Partners- Jonathan Tantillo and Melissa Valle

KnaufShaw

We are proud to announce that Jonathan R. Tantillo and Melissa M. Valle have been promoted to Partners at Knauf…

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Green Amendment NY

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

KnaufShaw

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

KnaufShaw

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

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Bulk Pertroleum Storage

NYSDEC Proposes Revisions to NYS Petroleum Bulk Storage Regulations

KnaufShaw

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“NYSDEC”) is proposing to revise its regulations on petroleum bulk storage. The…

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Guam

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

KnaufShaw

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

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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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