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Posts Tagged ‘manufacturers’
  • New Law Countdown #3: Amendments to Illinois Environmental Justice Act

    Posted by on January 11, 2017
    Counting down new Illinois environmental laws that took effect on January 1, 2017 is Public Act 99-0541, which makes changes to the composition of the Illinois Commission on Environmental Justice.  The function of the Commission is to "advise State entities on environmental justice and related community issues, review and analyze the impact of current State laws and policies on the issue of envir...
  • Party Settles Arranger Liability under Illinois Superfund Statute

    Posted by on December 7, 2011
    A common legal problem that manufacturers and other companies face is liability for the cleanup of a hazardous substance that has been released.  This can include arranger liability under the federal Superfund law or a state equivalent.  Illinois law, for example, imposes liability on a company that arranged with another company to dispose of a hazardous substance at a landfill that actual...

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