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GAO report criticizes DOD efforts on renewable energy projects

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2012

A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report criticizes some U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) efforts on the financing of renewable energy projects

Texas RRC proposes rules allowing recycling of hydraulic-fracturing fluids

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

The Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) has issued a proposed rule that would allow the recycling of hydraulic-fracturing fluids and reuse of water produced in oil and gas drilling

DOI approves greater natural buttes gas drilling project in Utah

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2012

The secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI ) has approved a major natural gas drilling project in Utah’s Uintah Basin that will allow the development of more than 3,600 wells over the next 10 years

Study finds no significant health effects from exposure to wind turbines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2012

A recent report prepared by an independent panel of appointed experts for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) and Department of Public Health found no significant health impacts from exposure to wind turbines

FTC issues labeling rules with regional requirements for furnaces and ACs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a final rule revising energy efficiency labeling requirements for furnaces and air conditioners

DOI, Coast Guard sign MOA on offshore renewable projects

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2011

The U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI’s) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) in which the agencies agree to cooperate on offshore renewable development projects

Ninth Circuit finds jurisdiction in US to hear Peruvian pollution case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Peru, USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an American oil company and its Peruvian subsidiary must defend themselves in a U.S. district court in California in a class-action water-pollution lawsuit brought by 25 members of the Achuar indigenous group and Amazon Watch, seeking damages for contamination in Peru allegedly caused by defendants over three decades

Study suggests hydraulic fracturing caused Oklahoma earthquakes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

A recent unedited Oklahoma Geological Survey study claims that hydraulic fracturing in Oklahoma may have triggered several small earthquakes in the state in January 2011

Second New York State court upholds municipal ban on hydraulic fracturing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

A second New York state trial court has upheld a municipal ban on hydraulic fracturing

Coal company agrees to limit selenium discharges at several West Virginia mines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2012

Patriot Coal Corp. and it subsidiaries have agreed to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act by limiting discharges of selenium at several coal mines in West Virginia