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Study examines estrogenic chemicals purportedly released by BPA-free thermoplastic resins

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

A study led by University of California, Davis, toxicologist Michael Denison and CertiChem, Inc. founder George Bittner has allegedly found that some

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.”

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

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

Connecticut High Court rules environmental commission cannot use reverse veil piercing

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

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the state environmental protection commissioner cannot reach a corporation’s assets to satisfy an outstanding judgment against a shareholder

State department sued under FOIA for keystone pipeline documents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2012

An environmental group has sued the U.S. Department of State seeking documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI A) related to the Keystone XL pipeline

Seventh Circuit rules laches no bar to breach of contract for failure to remove contaminants

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2011

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a landowner who sold property to The Nature Conservancy but failed to remove contaminants as required by the sales contract cannot bar a breach of contract claim by asserting laches as a defense

Industry takes aim at draft UCSF report on nanomaterial regulation in California

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

Concerned about regulatory coordination issues, the omission of new environmental data and an apparent failure to recognize collaborative stakeholder efforts, nanotech industry interests have reportedly urged CalEPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and researchers with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to revise a draft April 2010 report on nanomaterial regulation

Federal court dismisses EPA’s CERCLA claim as untimely

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2012

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a claim filed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCL A) against the possible owner of a contaminated site in Chicago, ruling that the claim was barred by the statute of limitations

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