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EPA approves five new alternatives to ozone-depleting chemicals

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a determination of acceptability on May 17, 2013, identifying five new substitutes for

EPA releases guidance consolidating information on acute toxicity testing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a guidance document that consolidates information on the criteria for waiving and bridging acute toxicity testing requirements that have previously appeared in numerous separate documents, including pesticide registration notices, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention guidance and Office of Pesticide Programs memoranda

EPA revises condensable particulate matter rules

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued amendments to the new source review (NSR) rules under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to clarify how applicants must measure and account for condensable particulate matter

D.C. Circuit upholds BLM decision to allow expanded natural gas drilling on federal land

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has upheld the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) decision to expand natural gas drilling in an ecologically sensitive area on federal land in Wyoming

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 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

Owners of downgradient property not liable under CERCLA

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

A federal court in New York has absolved from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act owners of property adjacent to a church from which groundwater containing contaminants had migrated

Court denies claim of selective prosecution for hazardous material transportation violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

A federal court in California has denied a defendant's motion to compel discovery on his claim that he had been the subject of selective criminal

Federal court determines CERCLA settlement reduces others’ liability by the settling defendant’s proportionate share

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2012

A federal court in California has determined that settlements with individual defendants in cases under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) should reduce other defendants’ liability by the amount ultimately determined to be the settling defendant’s share, rather than by the amount of the settlement

EPA establishes “most efficient” tier in Energy Star program

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2011

EPA has established a "most efficient" tier for appliances in its Energy Star program