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Clean Water Act: city in New Work to settle sewer overflow issues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

The city of Oswego, New York, has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $99,000 and invest an estimated $87 million in improvements to its west-side sewer system to settle U.S. and state claims regarding unpermitted sewer overflows

CERCLA: federal court rules Washington State DOT not liable as owneroperator

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

After ruling that the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) may be liable as an arranger for storm water runoff that contained hazardous substances, U.S. v. Washington State DOT, No. 08-5722 (W.D. Wa. 6710), the same court has ruled that the agency is not liable as an owneroperator for cleanup costs to address offsite contamination

Toxic tort: Ninth Circuit rules economic loss doctrine bars negligence claim in cleanup

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reportedly ruled that the economic loss doctrine under Nevada law bars a landowner’s claim that an oil company negligently failed to comply with cleanup obligations in leases and other contracts

Renewable fuels: EPA proposes renewable fuel standard for 2011

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

EPA has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would set the levels of ethanol and other biofuels required in the nation's 2011 motor fuel supply at a range between 6.5 million and 25.5 million gallons

Greenhouse gases: EPA seeks information on biomass emissions

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

EPA has called for information on approaches to accounting for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from bioenergy and other biogenic sources

Groups challenge EPA approval of San Joaquin Valley’s portion of California SIP

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

Environmental and public health groups have challenged EPA's approval of the San Joaquin Valley's portion of California's 2004 state implementation plan (SIP

Vehicle and engine importer agrees to settle alleged CAA violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

Pep Boys has reportedly agreed to pay a $5 million civil penalty and take corrective measures to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Air Act (CAA) by importing and selling Chinese-manufactured motorcycles, recreational vehicles and generators that do not comply with U.S. environmental requirements

Beef-processing plant to settle CWA violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

A Washington state beef-processing plant has reportedly agreed to settle alleged Clean Water Act (CWA) violations for a $750,000 civil penalty and the installation of $3 million in new wastewater treatment equipment

Federal court rules RCRA suit barred by CERCLA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

A federal judge in California has ruled that the city of Fresno may not pursue a RCRA claim against the federal government for cleanup of a former military installation

Stormwater: EPA to settle Chesapeake Bay restoration litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

EPA announced May 11, 2010, that it will settle a Chesapeake Bay Foundation lawsuit, filed in January 2010, over the agency's alleged failure to use its regulatory powers to restore Chesapeake Bay