A Revival of Air Pollution Common Law? The Third Circuit’s Holding in Bell v. Cheswick Generation Station

By: Andrea Grossman, Associate  The Third Circuit recently breathed new life into common law claims to combat air pollution with the holding in Bell v. Cheswick Generation Station.[1] Historically, air pollution was addressed through a variety of common law remedies, primarily trespass and private nuisance.[2] Over the past forty years, the creation and implementation of… Continue reading A Revival of Air Pollution Common Law? The Third Circuit’s Holding in Bell v. Cheswick Generation Station