The Toxic Substances Control Act: A Proposal for Reform

24th October 2010 By: Ben Schifman

America’s regulation of toxic substances through the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) should be reformed to require greater testing and disclosure of information about chemicals, and to allow EPA to more easily regulate these substances.


Bad Math in CERCLA Apportionment: The Untold Tale of Burlington Northern

17th October 2010 By: Nicholas J. Houpt

 The apportionment formula originally used by the district court and upheld by the Supreme Court in Burlington Northern cannot be justified mathematically and, in fact, drastically distorts a defendant's true share of liability.

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Hot Air Rises Through the Courts

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