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San Francisco sues DOT over natural gas pipeline explosion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

The City of San Francisco has sued the U.S. Department of Transportation alleging that the agency’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration was negligent in supervising state regulatory agencies and public utilities, which left gas pipeline operators in California unregulated, and purportedly contributed to a natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion

Federal court dismisses challenge to Oregon water pipeline

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

A federal court in Oregon has dismissed for lack of standing a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval of a federal loan for a water pipeline

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

Challenge to DOD procurement of fuel from Canadian oil sands rejected for lack of standing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

A federal court in Virginia has ruled that an environmental group lacks standing to challenge the Department of Defense’s (DOD’s) procurement of fuel from Canadian oil sands

Federal agencies publish proposed rule on use of biobased products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

The U.S. Department of Defense, General Services Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have jointly published a proposed rule that would require contractors to report their use of biobased products composed of renewable plant, animal, marine, or forestry materialsin service and construction projects

State coalition sues EPA over failure to finalize PM2.5 standard

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

The City of San Francisco has sued the U.S. Department of Transportation alleging that the agency’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration was negligent in supervising state regulatory agencies and public utilities, which left gas pipeline operators in California unregulated, and purportedly contributed to a natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion