Conservationists blast pollution reform bill; Say it would allow more tainted groundwater

ASHEVILLE — Legislation that conservation groups are calling a “Frankenbill,” which passed the N.C. Senate and is now moving through the House, contains sweeping revisions to environmental protection regulations.

The Regulatory Reform Act, introduced by Sens. Harry Brown, R-Onslow, Brent Jackson, R-Sampson, and Andrew Brock, R-Davie, and sponsored by Sen. Ralph Hise, R-Mitchell, seeks to

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Petroleum Clean-Up Liability Under Florida Law

Published 7/3/12 at jdsupra.com see full article for references.

The “Third Party Defense” to Petroleum Clean-Up Liability Under Florida Law Is Eliminated by Buyer’s Knowledge of Pre-Existing Contamination

A recent decision of the Florida 1st District Court of Appeal has held[1] that a landowner who purchased commercial property with known existing underground petroleum contamination

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Md. farmers are doing their share for Chesapeake Bay

The recent commentary by representatives of Senior Scientists and Policymakers for the Bay regarding poultry waste regulations was wrong in many ways (“No more half-measures,” June 18).

They are correct that more people and their pollution will stress our environment. More people will reverse the progress that agriculture is making. TheU.S. Environmental Protection Agencyreports that

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Delaware supports federal rule to fight air pollution

Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and eleven other states, plus New York City and the District of Columbia fought back Friday against attempts to weaken the Environmental Protection Agency’s work to significantly cut the amount of mercury pollution that electric power plants release into the air.

“Mercury pollution can be very harmful to

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