W.R. Grace & Co. v. EPA: An Arbitrary Outcome
- Judge Throws Out Portion of Conspiracy Charge in W.R. Grace Lawsuit. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;6/21/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 21, p13
The article reports on the decision of a federal judge to dismiss a portion of a conspiracy lawsuit filed against by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) against W. R. Grace. The judge dismissed a part of the conspiracy charge, but the company still faces charges of violating...
- Grace Settles Suit On Libby Access. Franz, Neil // Chemical Week;11/7/2001, Vol. 163 Issue 41, p12
Deals with the settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency against W.R. Grace chemical firm. Origin of the lawsuit; Arguments presented by W.R. Grace; Proceeds of the settlement.
- To Tell the Truth. SCHLICHTMANN, JAN RICHARD // ABA Journal;Mar1999, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p100
Relates the author's experience in representing a case against two companies in Woburn, Massachusetts. Details on a lawsuit filed by Anne Anderson and her neighbors against W.R. Grace Co. and Beatrice Foods for their alleged responsibility in the pollution of the drinking water; Outcome of the...
- Drinking Water contaminant regulation. Pontius, Frederick W. // Journal: American Water Works Association;Mar2004, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p56
Reports on the implementation of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) in the U.S. which was first enacted by the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in 1974. Requirements of USEPA for contaminant regulation; Details of the microbial/disinfection by-product cluster; Specifications of the SDWA...
- Don't be vulnerable to regulatory surprises. Guercia, Steve // New Hampshire Business Review;7/26/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 16, p7B
Highlights the definition of a public water system under the Safe Drinking Water Act in the U.S. Details of projects affected by rule changes; Value of the maximum contaminant level designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
- EPA would boost funds and reduce regulations. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/20/93, Vol. 231 Issue 12, p19
Reports on the status of revisions to the Safe Drinking Water Act in Congress. Presentation of recommendations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Mandating of standards for compliance by local utilities.
- REVISITING ASBESTOS-CONTAMINANT EXPOSURE, REGULATION, AND RECKONING: WHEN DEATH IS IN THE AIR. Forde, Bianca // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;2008, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p289
Amphibole and tremolite are related forms of contaminant asbestos that are extremely toxic in nature. However, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not specifically listed these asbesti-forms in the Clean Air Act (CAA) or its implementing regulations because they are not...
- REGULATION. Sissell, Kara; Franz, Neil // Chemical Week;8/22/2001, Vol. 163 Issue 32, p8
Presents news briefs related to chemical regulation in the United States as of August 22, 2001. Plan of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to propose a program for the reduction of power plant emissions; Plan of EPA to ease enforcement of the New Source Review program, which has targeted...
- The Woburn Controversy: What We Know. Lynch, Timothy // Regulation;Fall98, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p56
Focuses on the 1986 lawsuit against Beatrice Foods Inc. and W. R. Grace Corp. for polluting the drinking water which caused the death of several children in Woburn, Massachusetts. Details on the trial; Number of leukemia cases in the city from 1965 to 1980; Information on trichloroethylene and...