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Statute of limitations bars enforcement suit over alleged air violations

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

A federal court in Pennsylvania has dismissed Clean Air Act (CAA) enforcement actions brought by New Jersey and Connecticut against an electricity

Ninth Circuit upholds asbestos conviction and four-year sentence for developer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a four-year prison sentence for a developer convicted of removing asbestos illegally. United States v

Ninth Circuit upholds rule allowing logging and mining in Idaho back country

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Idaho's "Roadless Rule," a management plan that allows logging and phosphate mining on national forest

Conviction yields 12-year prison term and $42 million in restitution for fuel-credit fraud

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2013

A federal court in Maryland has sentenced a man convicted of Clean Air Act (CAA) violations, money laundering and wire fraud to a prison term of more

Clean Air Act settlement results in $500,000 civil penalty

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a consent decree to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act by a petrochemical company's Louisiana

Iowa utility to eliminate coal combustion at multiple sites to resolve CAA citizen suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced that it settled a Clean Air Act (CAA) citizen suit brought by the Sierra Club. Sierra Club v. MidAmerican Energy

Court holds EPA cannot restrict stormwater flow rates as substitute for sediment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

A federal court in Virginia has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot limit stormwater discharges by setting daily limits

First Circuit ends challenge to New Hampshire nuclear plant license

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a challenge by environmental groups to renewal of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC

D.C. Circuit rejects challenge to EPA air preemption rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) approval of revisions to

Home confinement and probation for illegal asbestos removal

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

A federal court in New Jersey has sentenced a construction worker to three years of probation, including six months of home confinement, for