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N.Y. county's lapses in fuel-tank monitoring could cost $800,000
New York's Erie County paid $275,000 in federal fines this month over improper record-keeping for fuel storage tanks. Total costs related to the infractions, however, may surpass $800,000, including a potential $465,000 to ensure other county-owned tanks are in compliance with federal laws. The Environmental Protection Agency found no leaks when it inspected the tanks, an EPA spokesman said. The Buffalo News (N.Y.)
Report: Tests find contamination is high near former lead factories
The majority of soil tests in neighborhoods across 13 states have shown high levels of lead, sometimes five to 10 times higher than the amount that federal regulators say poses a hazard to children, according to a USA TODAY investigation. The 21 neighborhoods tested were near former smelting factories. Officials in Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Wisconsin have begun addressing the contaminated sites. USA Today
Analyzing additional insured endorsements
Additional insured endorsements are a routine request for policyholders having to satisfy contractual obligations to their clients and other parties. But there is a seemingly limitless variety of endorsements and an equally impressive amount of case law out there interpreting these various additional insured provisions -- quite often with unexpectedly expansive results (from the perspective of the party extending such coverage, whether it be the insured or its insurer). Read more.
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