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Self-Driving Grocery Delivery Cars Present Interesting Data Security Questions
Category: Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection, Transportation
According to the Associated Press[1], Ford Motor Company and Walmart, Inc. have joined forces along with Postmates to test self-driving vehicles for a grocery delivery service. The tests are expected to take place in Miami-Dade County, and deliver typical grocery and other sundry items from nearby…
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GenX/PFBS: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Public Notices Draft Toxicity Assessments
Category: Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is publishing in the Federal Register a notice of draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and PFBS. PFBS are titled Perfluorobutane Sulfonic Acid which include members of a larger group of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS…
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Federal Support for Financing State/Local Transportation/Water Infrastructure: Congressional Budget Office Report (October 2018)
Category: Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law
The United States Congressional Budget Office (“CBO”) issued an October 2018 report titled: Federal Support for Financing State and Local Transportation and Water Infrastructure (“Report”) The CBO Report outlines the various mechanisms the United States offers state and local governments to…
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Aquatic Turtle Harvesting: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Approves New Regulations
Category: Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (“AG&FC”) approved new regulations that are described as regulating and more closely monitoring the commercial harvest of aquatic turtles in Arkansas. The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) states that the issuance of the regulations were in response to a…
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CERCLA Liability: Federal Appellate Court Addresses Whether Current Owner Can Be Responsible for Pre-acquisition Cleanup Costs
Category: Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law
Co-Author: Claire Maddox The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (“Court”) addressed in an October 5th opinion a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) liability issue. See Pa. Dep’t of Envtl, Prot. v. Trainer Custom Chem., LLC, 906 F.3d 85…
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