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EPA issues air limits for petroleum refinery heaters and flares

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued final New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for certain heaters and flares at petroleum refineries

Wyoming state agency finds no air quality problems in pavillion

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

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has found no air quality issues near the Pavillion gas field where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) linked groundwater contamination to hydraulic fracturing

Environmental group sues Ohio state agency to obtain drilling plans on public lands

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

An environmental group has sued the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR), under the Ohio Public Records Act, seeking to force the agency to turn over records relating to plans to allow oil and gas drilling in state parks and other public lands

D.C. Circuit temporarily suspends Yucca Mountain lawsuit, awaiting congressional appropriations decision

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

In a split decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered that a lawsuit challenging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC ’s) decision to stop licensing work on the Yucca Mountain radioactive waste repository be held in abeyance until Congress addresses appropriations for the repository

EPA identifies grain sorghum derived fuels as renewable and advanced biofuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a rule determining that grain sorghum ethanol qualifies as a renewable fuel under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program

EPA eases emission restrictions for new power plants

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule on March 28, 2013, to revise its emission limits for hydrogen chloride, filterable

Clean Air Act settlement results in $500,000 civil penalty

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

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a consent decree to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act by a petrochemical company's Louisiana

First Circuit ends challenge to New Hampshire nuclear plant license

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a challenge by environmental groups to renewal of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC

MSHA announces emergency temporary standard for rock dust

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

Citing danger to the nation’s coal miners, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has published an emergency temporary standard (ETS) that revises the existing federal standard on maintenance of incombustible content of rock dust

NYISO asserts New York power plant emissions have dropped

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has issued a briefing paper that claims power plants in the state significantly reduced emissions of three pollutants over a 10-year period