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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

Florida shipping company sentenced for oil pollution and ballast water environmental crimes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2012

A federal court has reportedly sentenced a Miami, Florida-based shipping company to five years of probation and a $1-million fine after the company pleaded guilty to oil pollution and ballast water environmental crimes

Preemption: California SCAQMD may not impose idling-train emissions restrictions that interfere with interstate commerce

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) may not impose restrictions that interfere with interstate commerce on emissions from idling trains

Ninth Circuit lifts stay on Alaska railway extension project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted its stay on a $272-million railway extension project in Alaska

Corps sued over Alaska railway project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

After the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals halted the proposed Port MacKenzie rail-extension project for further consideration of environmental impacts, additional opponents separately sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to overturn the Clean Water Act (CWA) permit the Corps granted for the project

Seventh Circuit upholds Indiana law regulating wine deliveries via motor carrier

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

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has turned aside a challenge to an Indiana law that prevents an alcoholic beverage retailer from shipping wine to its customers via motor carrier

Hawaiian dry dock owner to pay $710,000 to resolve Clean Water Act claims

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

The U.S. Department of Justice has lodged a proposed consent decree to resolve allegations that a Hawaiian ship repair facility and dry dock operator

Federal court provides significant award to whistleblower for reporting ocean dumping

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

A federal court in Maryland has reportedly awarded a former merchant marine officer $462,500 for alerting the U.S. Coast Guard that his cargo ship was intentionally dumping oily waste and garbage into the ocean

Shipping company to pay $725,000 for failure to report oily waste discharges

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2010

A federal judge has ordered a Turkish shipping company to pay a $725,000 fine for failing to report illegal oil discharges through a "magic pipe" onboard a contracted tanker vessel

Shipping company ordered to pay $850,000 for ocean dumping and falsifying records

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2010

A federal judge in California has ordered the operator of a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel to pay $850,000 for ocean dumping and falsifying on-board oil discharge records