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Ohio’s Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Fund– The Buzz after Application Round 1

Insights from TRC's Amy Alduino from her experience assisting communities in Round 1 of the Ohio Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant program.

In Whiskey Fungus Case, Sixth Circuit Says No Clean Air Act Preemption of State Law Nuisance Claims

In early November, the Sixth Circuit soundly rejected a distillery’s claim that Kentucky common law nuisance claims are preempted by the federal Clean Air Act.   Merrick v. Diageo Americas …

Finding Environmental Liens in Ohio

A few months back I received a phone call from a colleague, a real estate lawyer in a rural Ohio county.  She was preparing a title certificate, and the financing …