Tag Archives: Environmental

Could voluntarily performing environmental cleanup threaten insurance coverage?

This post was guest authored by Stoel Rives summer associate Nina Neff. Because of the increasing frequency of significant, often multimillion-dollar, environmental claims against businesses and individuals under environmental statutes such as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, it … Continue reading

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How Would a Justice Kavanaugh Approach Environmental Cases?

As we await the outcome of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, journalists and legal scholars have been scouring Judge Kavanaugh’s past decisions and legal writings for indications as to how he might resolve pressing legal … Continue reading

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I-140 National Interest Waiver Approval for Filipino Researcher (in the field of Environmental Engineering) in Irvine California

CASE: I-140 / National Interest Waiver CLIENT: Filipino LOCATION: Irvine, CA Our client contacted us in January 2018 about the possibility of doing a National Interest Waiver self-petition. He is a researcher from the Philippines and he is an exceptional … Continue reading

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Uncertain Ground: Owners May Be Liable for Unforeseeable Environmental Effects

In Huang v. Fraser Hillary's Limited, 2018 ONCA 527, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled that foreseeability of harm is not an element of the tort of nuisance in t Read more detail on Recent Environmental Law posts – … Continue reading

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The Hottest Environmental Trend is Sustainable Business Practices

In a dramatic shift the fastest growing environmental issue in 2018 is sustainable business practices. At a time when many issues are politically charged, including environmental matters, a major shift in public opinion is happening. There are dramatic changes ongoing … Continue reading

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