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Environmental Organizations Challenge DEC's Statewide Permit for Industrial Facilities

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Statute of Limitations Prevents Long Island Homeowners from Recovering Damages from Environmental Contamination

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Cuomo to DEC: Do More to Protect Long Island's Groundwater from Compost Facilities

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Site Remediation Controls- Engineering Controls vs. Institutional Controls

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Not All Professionals Are Created Equal - Picking the Right Team is Essential for Your Remediation Project

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New York State DEC Issues New General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Activities

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New York City Will Make It Easier to Remove "E" Designations From Properties Identified As Such In the Zoning Maps

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The Most Effective Way To Amass Penalties For Violating Environmental Regulations (And How To Ensure It Does Not Happen To You)

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Supreme Court May Determine When Tenants Are Subject to "Ownership Liability" Under CERCLA

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Contract Terms Have Specific, Carefully Defined Meanings, and are Not Ambiguous, and so Extrinsic and Parol Evidence to be Excluded, and Buyer of Kalamazoo Coating Resin Business Must Remediate Site

A recent federal case in New York was a reminder that in contract litigation, the parties should be careful what they claim about how "unambiguous" a contract provision assigning environmental liabilities, as elsewhere, and that in contract drafting, even apparently simple phrases have certain meanings and not others. The indirect lesson is that business people should not assume that environmental and real estate lawyers' insistence on the use of very specific terms in contracts is more academic than practical and serves no useful purpose. Indeed, the care with which such terms were defined and used provided the winning margin for Cytec Industries (Cytec).

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