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July 14, 2022
Each year, the New York City Brownfield Partnership formally recognizes successful NYC brownfield cleanup and redevelopment projects at the Big Apple Brownfield Awards. We’re pleased to announce that two of our clients' projects, Lincoln at Bankside and Terminal Logistics Center, were among this year's Big Apple Brownfield Award winners!
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Class Action Filed Against McDonald’s for Use of PFAS in Packaging

March 28, 2022
An Illinois resident filed a proposed class action against McDonald’s Corp. for the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances—PFAS—in the company’s food packaging, alleging the chemicals may increase the risk of cancer and other illnesses in humans. On behalf of...
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Deepwater Horizon Restoration Efforts in LA Continue as NOAA Releases Plan for Public Review

March 21, 2022
A draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for certain areas of the Louisiana coastline effected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was released on March 18 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The newly released Restoration Plan...
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Maryland Senate Passes Climate Bill to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

March 16, 2022
Maryland’s comprehensive climate bill passed in the Senate on March 16 and will go on to the House of Delegates. The Climate Solutions Now Act passed in a 32-15 vote along party lines, with Republicans voting against the act. The...
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Fourth Circuit Court Upholds Decision on COVID-19 Loss Coverage

March 09, 2022
In the ninth COVID-19 business interruption claim to go before a federal appeals court, the Fourth Circuit continued the unanimous streak of finding in favor of the insurer in a ruling delivered on March 7. Uncork and Create, a wine...
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Judge in Paraquat MDL Dismisses Public Nuisance and Minnesota Consumer Protection Claims

February 14, 2022
A U.S. District Judge in the Paraquat Multidistrict Litigation proceedings on Feb. 14 dismissed public nuisance and certain consumer protection claims brought against defendants Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Syngenta Crop Protection LLC. Judge Nancy Rosenstengal of the U.S. District for...
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