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Environmental groups sue California, petition EPA to protect bees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

Environmental groups have brought actions in state court and before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking action to halt the use of

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

Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”

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

“Whiskey fungus” claims not preempted

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

A federal court in Kentucky has determined that distillery neighbors may proceed with state law-based tort claims alleging that the facility's

NTP seeks comments on cellular test designed to detect endocrine disruptors

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

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) is seeking public comments on an international scientific panel report that endorses a cellular test designed to detect endocrine disruptors over other accepted test methods

CERCLA claim dismissed for failure to adequately plead alter-ego or successor liability

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

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a CERCLA contribution claim because the plaintiff could not establish liability under either an alter-ego or successor liability theory

Caffeinated oceans generate buzz

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

Researchers with Portland State University and Washington State University, Vancouver, have reportedly detected caffeine in waters off the coast of Oregon, raising questions about the presence of other potential contaminants in the vicinity

Golden Rice study criticized on ethical grounds

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

A recently published study involving transgenic rice has reportedly drawn criticism from Greenpeace China, which has accused U.S. researchers of using Chinese children “as guinea pigs in a genetically engineered ‘Golden Rice’ trial.”

New lawsuits filed: “natural” orange juice, mislabeled butter, city vs. state in trans fat dispute, lack of FDA action on nanotechnology petition

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

Putative class actions have been filed in New Jersey and California federal courts against Tropicana Products, Inc., alleging that the company misleads consumers by labeling and marketing its orange juice as “100 pure and natural,” when it actually “undergoes extensive processing which includes the addition of aromas and flavors.”