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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

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

Coast Guard issues final rule setting discharge standards for living organisms in ballast water

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a final rule establishing allowable concentrations of living organisms in ballast water discharged in U.S. waters

South Carolina reinstates tax credits for purchase, lease of plug-in hybrid vehicles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R) signed legislation (H.R. 3059) on May 14, 2012, reinstating an income tax credit for the purchase or lease of new plug-in hybrid vehicles for tax years 2012 through 2016

EPA signs final rule revising alternative fuel conversion regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2011

EPA has signed a final rule revising 40 C.F.R. Parts 85 and 86 to eliminate the need for manufacturers of aftermarket conversion systems for many older light- and heavy-duty vehicles to obtain certificates of conformity under the Clean Air Act

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

EPADOErelease 2011 Fuel Economy Guide

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

EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have released the Fuel Economy Guide for model year 2011 cars and trucks

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

Coast Guard releases guidance on evaluating compliance with EPA vessel general discharge permit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

The U.S. Coast Guard released policy guidelines March 9, 2011, to assist agency staff in monitoring inspections and evaluating the compliance of U.S. and foreign-flagged commercial vessels with EPA’s general permit for discharges incidental to normal vessel operation