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Contract’s retained-liability language requires seller to pay purchaser’s RCRA closure costs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has construed contract language to hold a manufacturing plant’s seller liable for the purchaser’s costs incurred in closing two waste units regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

D.C. Circuit upholds BLM decision to allow expanded natural gas drilling on federal land

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has upheld the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) decision to expand natural gas drilling in an ecologically sensitive area on federal land in Wyoming

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

D.C. Circuit upholds FERC decision not to place restrictions on hydroelectric project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the Hoopa Valley Tribe’s challenge to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision not to place restrictions on a hydroelectric dam located on the Klamath River in Oregon and California; the tribe holds fishing rights in the river

Physician challenges Pa. law barring disclosures regarding hydraulic fracturing fluids

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

A Pennsylvania physician has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a provision in a recently enacted state law that bars certain disclosures by physicians treating patients who were exposed to hydraulicfracturing fluids

Court orders NRC to reexamine waste confidence rules for on-site storage of spent nuclear fuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

According to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) failed to conduct a sufficiently thorough analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it issued its “waste confidence rule,” which allowed spent nuclear fuel to be stored on site at power plants for up to 60 years

Coast guard to allow alternative pressure relief valve settings on certain cargo tanks

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2012

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the availability of a policy letter establishing alternative pressure relief valve settings for certain cargo tanks transporting liquefied gases in U.S. waters

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