Environmental Liability
Environmental Liability
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Derailed train cars in Ohio drained of toxic chemical amid mass evacuation - Reuters

Nearly 2,000 residents of eastern Ohio remained under evacuation orders on Monday as railroad crews drained and burned off a toxic chemical from five tanker cars of a freight train that derailed in a fiery wreck three days earlier, officials said.
Nearly 2,000 residents of eastern Ohio remained under evacuation orders on Monday as railroad crews drained and burned off a toxic chemical from five tanker cars of a freight train that derailed in a fiery wreck three days earlier, officials said.
reuters.com / Article / 2 days ago

4th Circ. Says Pollution Policy Doesn't Cover Virus Losses - Law360

Environmental Liability
The Fourth Circuit rejected a hotel chain's COVID-19 coverage appeal on Tuesday, finding that a Virginia federal judge correctly found that the coronavirus wasn't a covered "pollution condition"...
The Fourth Circuit rejected a hotel chain's COVID-19 coverage appeal on Tuesday, finding that a Virginia federal judge correctly found that the coronavirus wasn't a covered "pollution condition"...
law360.com / Article / 8 days ago

Opinion: Releasing Fukushima's Radioactive Water is the Best Option - Maritime Executive

Over ten years ago, a tsunami triggered a disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on Japan’s east coast. After the accident, large amounts of...
Over ten years ago, a tsunami triggered a disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on Japan’s east coast. After the accident, large amounts of...
maritime-executive.com / Article / 14 days ago

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