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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

Federal court narrows class in lawsuit claiming radiation exposure from nuclear weapons facility

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2012

While a federal court in Ohio has refused to decertify a class of neighbors claiming injuries due to radiation exposure from a nuclear weapons facility, it has narrowed the class to include only those exposed to radiation in 1961

Marcellus Shale gas production needs unconventional wastewater management technologies, says new study

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

A study by Duke University and Kent State University researchers has concluded that wastewater from hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania's Marcellus

EPA to veto West Virginia mountaintop coal mining permit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2011

EPA has announced that it will exercise its veto authority under section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to block disposal of mine waste in headwater streams at the Spruce No. 1 mountaintop coal mine in West Virginia

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

Ninth Circuit finds jurisdiction in US to hear Peruvian pollution case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Peru, USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an American oil company and its Peruvian subsidiary must defend themselves in a U.S. district court in California in a class-action water-pollution lawsuit brought by 25 members of the Achuar indigenous group and Amazon Watch, seeking damages for contamination in Peru allegedly caused by defendants over three decades

Contract’s retained-liability language requires seller to pay purchaser’s RCRA closure costs

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

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has construed contract language to hold a manufacturing plant’s seller liable for the purchaser’s costs incurred in closing two waste units regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

NEPA: Ninth Circuit rules BLM failed to take hard look at cumulative impacts of mine-exploration expansion on tribal lands

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

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered a district court to reconsider whether the cumulative impact of a proposed expansion to a mine exploration project in Nevada requires a new environmental impact statement (EIS) under NEPA

EPA seeks waste water disposal information from natural-gas drilling companies

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

EPA has reportedly issued Clean Water Act information requests to six naturalgas drilling companies with operations in Pennsylvania seeking information on how they dispose of wastewater generated through exploration, extraction and gas production in the Marcellus shale formation

Environmental groups, tribes sue co-owners of Four Corners Power Plant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2011

Environmental groups and Native Americans living on a New Mexico reservation have sued the owners of the Four Corners Power Plant alleging that the plant owners and operators have been violating the Clean Air Act’s (CAA’s) permitting requirements for years