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2011-07-13 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is an act of brazen deceit regarding the discharge of toxic chemicals or a matter of "shading the truth" on emissions, either action constitutes environmental fraud, according to veteran environmental attorney James A. Kosch. In the June 22 issue of Corporate Compliance Insights - an online knowledge-sharing forum for the corporate compliance community -Kosch outlines three areas of risk in an article titled, "Eliminating Environmental...

2010-10-04 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The necessity of coping with a thicket of ever-changing regulations is common to many industries, but this task can be even more daunting for U.S. chemical companies. In the Sept. 13 issue of Corporate Compliance Insights -- an online knowledge-sharing forum for the corporate compliance community -- veteran environmental attorney James A. Kosch draws on decades of experience to outline common mistakes that tend to land chemical firms in regulatory hot...

2010-06-03 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislation recently introduced to overhaul the nation's outdated chemical law is a 'no-brainer' -- so much so that the industry itself largely supports the move. Given the complexities of the global marketplace, however, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010 easily could lead to unintended consequences that harm the U.S. economy at the worst possible time, asserted James A. Kosch, a shareholder on LeClairRyan's Newark-based Tort Defense Team. "As they begin...

2009-05-19 10:16:00

- Uncertainties abound amid uncharted legal territory related to eco-friendly construction projects NEWARK, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A certain inconvenient truth about the trend toward green building -- that it will neither fade like a bad dream nor match the utopian visions of its most ardent advocates -- is good news for both the state of New Jersey and the United States, according to veteran environmental attorney James A. Kosch, a shareholder in LeClairRyan's Newark-based Tort...

2009-03-30 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A bill passed by the State Senate and Assembly should help break the logjam of 20,000 contaminated sites in New Jersey that need to be remediated before they can be redeveloped, said James A. Kosch, a veteran environmental attorney in LeClairRyan's Newark-based Tort Defense Group. The bill, which passed in the Assembly by a vote of 75-2 with two abstentions and in the Senate by a vote of 34-4, awaits the signature of Gov. Jon S. Corzine to become law....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.