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Putative class action alleges damage to Guatemalan environment by Chiquita supplier

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

A consumer has filed a proposed class action in California federal court alleging that Chiquita Brands, Inc. is responsible for the destructive

OEHHA announces meeting to discuss BPA listing under Prop. 65

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced a May 7, 2015, meeting of its

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

Former company owner may be liable under state law for failing to report dumping by others

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

A federal court in New York has ruled that the former owner of a company that leased contaminated property may be liable under the New York Navigation Law for failing to report dumping by others or failing to take remedial action

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

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

Fifth Circuit finds CERCLA recycling exemption no bar to claims under state law

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2011

According to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the CERCLA exemption of certain recyclers from liability for cleanup costs does not protect battery recyclers from lawsuits under state law

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.”

Parties served in challenge to Canada’s approval of GE salmon

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

According to a coalition of environmental organizations, service has been effected on the defendants to their court application challenging the

Federal Court defines land disposal and active management under RCRA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2013

A federal court in New York has adopted specific definitions for two common terms, "land disposal" and "active management," for purposes of a