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EPA releases interim guidance on environmental justice

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

EPA has released interim guidance to assist agency staff in incorporating environmental justice into the agency's rulemaking process

NEPA: federal court rules proposed beltway not in violation

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

A federal judge in North Carolina has ruled that a proposed beltway in Winston-Salem does not violate NEPA

Renewable fuels: EPA issues final rule setting criteria for determining renewable fuels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule that establishes criteria for determining what biofuels meet the renewable fuels standard of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA

Water: EPA draft guidance targets nonpoint source pollution in Chesapeake Bay watershed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released draft guidance on ways of reducing nonpoint source pollution from farms, lawns, septic systems, and other sources across the Chesapeake Bay watershed

Greenhouse gases: final GHG tailoring rule published

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2010

EPA has issued its final greenhouse gas (GHG) tailoring rule

OSHA: Severe Violators Enforcement Program directive now in effect

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that its Severe Violators Enforcement Program (SVEP) directive became effective June 18, 2010

Greenhouse gases: cases challenging EPA’s endangerment finding held in abeyance

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

In light of petitions for reconsideration pending before EPA, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Virginia’s motion to remand to EPA to adduce further evidence on its endangerment findingi.e., that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from cars and light trucks endanger public health and welfare

Preemption: California SCAQMD may not impose idling-train emissions restrictions that interfere with interstate commerce

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) may not impose restrictions that interfere with interstate commerce on emissions from idling trains

EPA proposes implementation plan under PSD program

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2010

EPA has proposed a federal implementation plan (FIP) under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to apply to any state that is unable to submit a corrective state implementation plan (SIP) revision to ensure that the state has authority to issue permits under the New Source Review Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program for sources of greenhouse gases

Endangered Species Act: federal court reinstates protection for gray wolf

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

A federal judge in Montana has reinstated Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection for gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains