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  • Posts by Nigyar Alieva

    Nikki Alieva is an associate practicing in Connell Foley's Environmental Group. Her background includes all phases of litigation. As a legal intern for the U.S. Environment Protection Agency, Nikki worked with the Emergency and ...

Court Issues an Order Vacating and Remanding Navigable Waters Protection Rule – A New Twist to the Continually-Evolving Rule and Its Impact on Property Owners

During Donald Trump’s presidency, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) limited the scope of its enforcement under the Clean Water Act by implementing the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule (2020 Rule), which provided a new—more narrow—definition of “waters of the ...

Return of Superfund Tax

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly referred to as Superfund, provides broad federal authority to respond directly to releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health or the environment ...


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