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Senate version of energy bill unveiled

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

U.S. Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) have released the latest version of their energy bill

NEPA: conservation group sues MMS over alleged lax oversight of drilling operations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

Defenders of Wildlife has reportedly sued the Minerals Management Service (MMS) over an alleged failure to apply its own regulations on oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and continued lax oversight of drilling operations

Tenth Circuit reverses Rocky Flats class action over jury instructions

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2010

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated a $926 million judgment against former operators of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant near Denver, Colorado, because the trial court gave the jury improper instructions

Federal court holds EPA cannot be liable for fraudulent renewable fuel

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

A federal court in Texas has denied a motion to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a third-party defendant in ongoing litigation involving allegedly fraudulent renewable fuel credits under the renewable fuel standard program of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

Environmental groups lack standing to challenge Illinois environmental board order

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled 5-2 that environmental groups lack standing to challenge an order issued by the Illinois Pollution Control Board (Board) to a disposal company excluding certain residue it produced from hazardous waste regulation

Physician challenges Pa. law barring disclosures regarding hydraulic fracturing fluids

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

A Pennsylvania physician has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a provision in a recently enacted state law that bars certain disclosures by physicians treating patients who were exposed to hydraulicfracturing fluids

Two GAO reports examine unconventional oil and gas development

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

Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued two reports identifying challenges in regulating “unconventional” oil and gas development

BP exploration Alaska to pay $25 million civil penalty for North Slope oil spill

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2011

Under the terms of a proposed consent decree, BP Exploration Alaska, Inc

Federal court tosses challenges to gas plant cleanup plan

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to force the cleanup of constituents left behind by a former manufactured gas plant

DOE considers alternative sites for long-term storage of elemental mercury

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2012

According to press reports, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE ) is considering potential sites in Andrews, Texas, and Carlsbad, New Mexico, for the long-term storage of elemental mercury