Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

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Environmental Law Institute (ELI) Articles

  • FIFRA-Chemical Testing Issues

    This Article introduces the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA),1 and describes chemical substances for which testing must be conducted under FIFRA, other chemical testing that could be required, persons required to ...

    Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton

  • Summary of Recent Wetlands Jurisdiction Decisions - June 2002

    In the wake of the Supreme Court`s decision in Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), 531 U.S. 159, (2001) courts have scrambled to re-evaluate the scope and reach of the government`s regulatory ...

    Lawrence R. Liebesman and Stuart Turner

  • RCRA: Solid and Hazardous Wastes Recent Issues and Cases-December 2001

    RCRA celebrated its 25th Anniversary on October 22, 2001. During the recent quarter century, RCRA served as the governing statute for the creation of a nation hazardous waste management program, both in law and commercial practice.

    David Case

  • Negotiated Official Outcomes at the World Summit on Sustainable Development: A Preliminary View

    The purpose of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) was to review actions taken to foster sustainable development in the past ten years, to reinvigorate efforts to achieve sustainable development, and to `focus on action-oriented ...

    John C. Dernbach

  • Negligent Violations of the Clean Water Act: Is Mens Rea Reduced?

    Criminal prosecutions for violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 U.S.C. §§1251-1387, ELR Stat. FWPCA §§101-607, are on the rise.1 No longer are harsh penalties reserved for `knowing` violations. Today, even the alleged polluter who should ...

    John H. Turner

  • Environmental Compliance Issues for the Telecommunications Industry

    Firms acquiring telecommunications companies often decline to perform environmental due diligence because they assume that these business do not have many environmental compliance issues. However, according to a recent issue of th EPA’s ...

    Lawrence P. Schnapf, Esq.

  • Selected Developments Related to Takings Issues, 2001-2002

    For general background, see Robert Meltz, Wetlands Regulation and the Law of Regulatory Takings, 30 ELR 10468 (June 2000).

    Robert Meltz