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Environmental groups sue BLM over approval of wind energy project right-of-way

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

Three environmental groups have sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM ) over the agency’s approval of a right-of-way for a wind energy project near Bakersfield, California

NMA-funded report claims flaws in EPA surface mining guidance

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2011

A recent National Mining Association (NMA) report is critical of new EPA guidance targeting surface coal mining permits

Federal court dismisses NRD claim on issue preclusion ground

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • US Virgin Islands, USA
  • -
  • December 16 2011

A federal court in the Virgin Islands has dismissed a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCL A) natural resources damages (NR D) claim along with four causes of action under Virgin Islands common law and a claim under the Virgin Islands oil spill law, finding the claims barred by issue preclusion

DOT publishes safety advisory on material degradation in natural gas pipelines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a safety advisory bulletin alerting pipeline operators of the potential for material degradation in some natural gas pipe

Deloitte identifies business risks concerning water demand

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

In a recent interview, William Sarni, director and enterprise water strategy leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP, identifies business risks related to water demand

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