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EPA approves new pesticide fenpyrazamine

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unconditionally approved the antifungal agent fenpyrazamine under the Federal Insecticide

Louisiana Supreme Court reverses class certification ruling in rail car leak case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s certification of a class of plaintiffs who alleged they were exposed to ethyl acrylic fumes from a railroad tank car leak

EPA proposes design criteria guidance for failsafe selective catalytic reduction systems

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2011

EPA is seeking comments on draft guidance released June 7, 2011, on design criteria aimed at preventing new heavy-duty diesel engines from running, if selective catalytic reduction systems, which control nitrogen oxide emissions, are not operating properly

Federal court denies attorney fee award under RCRA, lawsuit was voluntarily dismissed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

A federal court in California has denied a motion for attorney's fees under RCRA where defendant was voluntarily dismissed from a case without prejudice

EPA memorandum clarifies need for approval of time-critical removal actions

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2013

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) memorandum establishes procedures that apply to the circumstances under which EPA regional offices must

EPA settles IPAA challenge to website pronouncement on hydraulic fracturing using diesel fuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 29 2012

The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and the US Oil & Gas Association have settled their suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

Ninth Circuit holds agencies cannot amend rules through court settlements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated a consent decree that provided a remedy in a challenge to the Northwest Forest Plan (NFP), a forest

Federal court allows contractor’s indemnity lawsuit against U.S. to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

The Federal Claims Court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a federal contractor seeking indemnification from the United States for toxic tort and environmental cleanup claims arising out of work the contractor performed for the Atomic Energy Commission

South Carolina reinstates tax credits for purchase, lease of plug-in hybrid vehicles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R) signed legislation (H.R. 3059) on May 14, 2012, reinstating an income tax credit for the purchase or lease of new plug-in hybrid vehicles for tax years 2012 through 2016

Federal court finds Colorado coal plant violated MACT standards

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in Colorado has determined that a coal-fired power plant violated Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulatory regime changed as a result of challenges to EPA regulations