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EPA settles IPAA challenge to website pronouncement on hydraulic fracturing using diesel fuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 29 2012

The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and the US Oil & Gas Association have settled their suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

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

Federal court finds Colorado coal plant violated MACT standards

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

A federal court in Colorado has determined that a coal-fired power plant violated Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulatory regime changed as a result of challenges to EPA regulations

Ninth Circuit extinguishes water and waste claims for utility poles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a citizen suit claiming that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and Pacific Bell Telephone Co. violated the

D.C. Circuit rejects transfer of NRC-licensee closure to New Jersey

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that New Jersey could not assume regulatory authority over the closure process for a manufacturing

Seventh Circuit upholds penalty and fee award against developer of power plant with expired PSD permit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2011

In a successive appeal, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court decision imposing penalties and awarding fees in a case involving an expired air permit at an Illinois power plant

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

Second Circuit denies stay in construction of Marcellus Shale pipeline

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

Pending the outcome of petitioners’ effort to overturn Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, in a onepage order, has denied a request to stay construction of a planned $257-million natural gas pipeline that would transport gas from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale

Eleventh Circuit applies CGL policy pollution exclusion to bar coverage for gas-fume injuries

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a petroleum company’s commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy does not cover alleged injuries from benzene-laden gas fumes because coverage is barred by a pollution exclusion clause

Iowa court says solar power company not a public utility

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2013

An Iowa state court recently overturned the state's Utility Board determination that a solar power systems vendor was a public utility when it set up