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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

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

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

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

Second Circuit absolves ship classifier from liability for environmental damage from sunken tanker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an American ship classification society, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), was not liable to Spain for environmental damages that occurred when a tanker it had certified sank off the coast of Spain

Federal court imposes $3 million fine on ship management company

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

A federal judge in Maryland has sentenced a ship management company to pay a $3 million criminal fine and $1 million in organizational community service payments that will fund various marine environmental projects for violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (Act

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