Category Archives: Toxic Spills

Earlier today, the North Carolina Senate passed SB 58 by a vote of 45-0.  SB 58 had previously passed the NC House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 112-0.  The bill awaits the signature of Governor McCrory.  SB … Continue reading

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This month, the North Carolina General Assembly quickly passed a law (SB 574, S.L. 2014-17) clarifying the role of the statute of repose in N.C.G.S. 1-52 (16), with the intention to provide clarification in the wake of CTS v. Waldburger … Continue reading

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Today, Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 574 into law. Having passed the house 108-0 and the Senate 49-0, this law clarifies the original intention of the North Carolina Legislature that the statute of repose in N.C.G.S. 1-52(16) should apply … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 574 , which clarifies that the 10 year statute of repose in N.C.G.S. 1-52(16) was not intended to apply to groundwater contamination, has been passed the NC Seante by a vote of 49-0. (Audio available here.) Having previously … Continue reading

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UPDATED 6/17 5:25PM: Senate Bill 574 which clarifies that the 10 year statute of repose in N.C.G.S. 1-52(16) was not intended to apply to groundwater contamination has been placed on the Senate calendar for June 17th re-referred to Senate Judiciary … Continue reading

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