FRACKING: The Coming Litigation Storm…

Volume XXII • Number 1 • March/April 2014 © Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A. INTRODUCTION. Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) is a drilling process that was first commercially used in 1949, and one whose use has exploded in recent years. Fracking involves forcing fluid at high pressure into a geologic formation containing oil or gas. The fluid fractures [...]

Environmental Liability in the 90’s

As we move into the next century, the environmental liability outlook for American business is foreboding at best. Environmental regulation is mushrooming on federal, state and local levels, exposing us to enormous civil liability in the form of clean up costs, penalties, and third party claims, as well as potential criminal liability.