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DOT proposes revisions to pipeline regulations adding ethanol as hazardous liquid

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2011

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT ’s) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMS A) has issued a proposed rule that would revise pipeline safety regulations to include pure ethanol as a hazardous liquid for pipeline transport purposes

Federal court dismisses NRD claim on issue preclusion ground

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • US Virgin Islands, USA
  • -
  • December 16 2011

A federal court in the Virgin Islands has dismissed a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCL A) natural resources damages (NR D) claim along with four causes of action under Virgin Islands common law and a claim under the Virgin Islands oil spill law, finding the claims barred by issue preclusion

Report addresses hydraulic fracturing and water usage

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

A report by the California-based nonprofit Pacific Institute addresses water resources used in hydraulic fracturing

EPA issues air limits for petroleum refinery heaters and flares

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued final New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for certain heaters and flares at petroleum refineries

Generating station reheater replacement not exempted from NSR as RMRR

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

A Louisiana federal court has decided that an electricity generating station’s replacement of two primary reheaters could not reasonably be exempted from New Source Review under the Clean Air Act as routine maintenance, repair or replacement

Coast guard to allow alternative pressure relief valve settings on certain cargo tanks

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

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the availability of a policy letter establishing alternative pressure relief valve settings for certain cargo tanks transporting liquefied gases in U.S. waters

EPA eases emission restrictions for new power plants

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule on March 28, 2013, to revise its emission limits for hydrogen chloride, filterable

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

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

Coastal Zone Mgmt. Act: Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of challenge to wind farm

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court decision allowing the construction of a coastal wind farm to proceed without an environmental consistency review or public comment