PHILADELPHIA (Apr. 16, 2014) – Attorney Caleb Holmes from the Philadelphia office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Annual Environmental Law Forum. The forum was held April 10-11, 2014 at the Harrisburg Hilton & Towers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The Environmental Law Forum provides an intensive learning experience for practitioners surrounding legal updates, best practices, new technologies, and roundtables discussions.
Holmes, a member of the firm’s Environmental Practice, provided the “CERCLA/HSCA & Act 2 Update” with the Department of Environmental Protection’s Anderson Hartzell. The panel summarized the year’s major developments and important case law surrounding the statute including preemption, contribution protection, arranger liability, and the EPA’s recent amendment to its All Appropriate Inquiries standards. Holmes has litigated a number of CERCLA cases, including both the allocation and enforcement cases arising from the Fox River and Green Bay site in northeast Wisconsin.
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Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. GT attorneys assist in transactions, defend clients in enforcement actions, ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements, prepare for and respond to emergencies, craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues, and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges.