April 20, 2012 The 8th Annual Minnesota Environmental Institute was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, April 19, 2012. The session featured a Case Law and Regulatory Update in the morning session and numerous breakout sessions during the afternoon. Over 200 attorneys were in attendance at the course which was sponsored by Minnesota CLE. The Minnesota State Bar Association’s Environmental, Natural Resource and Energy Law Section presented its Distinguished Service Award to attorney Brian O’Neill. Environmental attorney Joseph Maternowski presented the CERCLA, RCRA and MERLA case law and regulatory update section in the morning session.
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Tetrachloroethylene, also known as perchloroethylene, PERC or PCE, is a nonflammable, colorless chemical that exists as a liquid at room temperature. PCE is and was widely used in dry cleaning operations. Like its cousin trichloroethylene (“TCE”), PCE is a potent solvent and is used to dry clean fabrics and to degrease metal parts. https://www.enviroattorney.net/what-is-trichloroethylene-tce/ PCE […]
Trichloroethylene, commonly referred to as TCE, is a colorless, nonflammable chemical compound with a sweet odor. Imperial Chemical Industries invented TCE in Britain in the early 20th century. TCE was initially marketed for use as an anesthetic to replace chloroform, which was believed to be more toxic, and ether, which had an unpleasant smell. TCE soon found […]