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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

CERCLA contribution claim precludes state-law unjust enrichment claim

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Stating that it was persuaded by Second and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeals precedent, a federal court in Missouri has dismissed plaintiffs' unjust

Shipping company sentenced to pay $700,000 criminal penalty for ocean dumping and false statements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2011

A federal court has sentenced a Puerto Rican-based shipping company to pay a $700,000 criminal penalty for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and making false statements to U.S. Coast Guard inspectors

Federal court vacates ESA counterpart regulations, reversing prior decision

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has reversed a 2006 decision by the same court and vacated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Joint Counterpart Consultation Regulations for National Fire Plan Projects (Counterpart Regulations

DOE considers alternative sites for long-term storage of elemental mercury

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2012

According to press reports, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE ) is considering potential sites in Andrews, Texas, and Carlsbad, New Mexico, for the long-term storage of elemental mercury

Federal Circuit disallows intervention in suit over California water releases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the motions of the Natural Resources Defense Council and a fishermen’s organization to intervene in a lawsuit involving water releases from a California dam

Federal court finds sole shareholder liable as current operator under CERCLA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2011

A federal court in New Jersey has ruled that the sole shareholder of a single-purpose entity which owns a contaminated facility is liable as a current operator under CERCLA

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

Louisiana DEQ challenges EPA objection to CAA operating permit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) has filed a petition for review challenging a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) order objecting to three Clean Air Act (CAA) Title V operating permits the state issued to a facility that manufactured pig iron and reduced iron

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