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CERCLA claim dismissed for failure to adequately plead alter-ego or successor liability

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

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a CERCLA contribution claim because the plaintiff could not establish liability under either an alter-ego or successor liability theory

Federal court allows claims regarding former manufactured gas plant sites to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2013

A federal court in Ohio has denied a motion for judgment on the pleadings filed by the defendant in a cost-recovery action under the Comprehensive

Federal court dismisses EPA’s CERCLA claim as untimely

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2012

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a claim filed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCL A) against the possible owner of a contaminated site in Chicago, ruling that the claim was barred by the statute of limitations

Federal court rules fear of contamination sufficient for standing in RCRA citizen complaint

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2011

According to a federal court in Tennessee, fear that contamination will pose a threat to public health or the environment is sufficient for standing in a citizen suit under RCRA

Eleventh Circuit rejects NEPA challenge to Florida bridge project

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

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court decision rejecting a challenge under the National Environmental Policy Act to the construction of a highway bridge in Martin County, Florida

Business owner pleads guilty to RCRA criminal violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2012

The owner of an Anchorage, Alaska, pavement painting business has pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal violations of the Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for abandoning more than 200,000 pounds of hazardous waste, including lead, methyl methacrylate paint and toluene

District Court allows both contribution and cost recovery claims under CERCLA

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

A federal court in Wisconsin has held that a plaintiff could simultaneously seek contribution and cost recovery for different costs under the

State agency should address issues raised by RCRA class action, federal court finds

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

A federal court in Oklahoma has dismissed a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) putative class action against Halliburton Co. for allegedly exposing a town’s residents to nuclear waste and other hazardous substances, finding that the state environmental agency should address the issues in the case

Federal court dismisses claim seeking to force control of invasive fish

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

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a complaint filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) seeking to compel the agency to implement barriers to prevent the Asian carp from migrating into the Great Lakes

Louisiana ship-operating company fined $2.1 million for ocean dumping

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2010

A federal judge in New Orleans has reportedly sentenced the Louisiana-based ship-operating company Offshore Vessels LLC (OSV) to pay a criminal fine of $1.75 million and remit payment of $350,000 to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships