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Federal court allows contractor’s indemnity lawsuit against U.S. to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

The Federal Claims Court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a federal contractor seeking indemnification from the United States for toxic tort and environmental cleanup claims arising out of work the contractor performed for the Atomic Energy Commission

State department sued under FOIA for keystone pipeline documents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2012

An environmental group has sued the U.S. Department of State seeking documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI A) related to the Keystone XL pipeline

EPA settles IPAA challenge to website pronouncement on hydraulic fracturing using diesel fuel

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

The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and the US Oil & Gas Association have settled their suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

MMS issues final rule on Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas production requirements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) has issued a final rule amending regulatory requirements for oil and natural gas production in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). 75 Fed Reg. 20,271 (041910

Fifth Circuit upholds EPA’s Phase III cooling water intake rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld EPA's Phase III cooling water intake rule which regulates existing small power plants and other existing facilities in industries such as pulp and paper, chemicals, petroleum and coal products, and primary metals

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

New York residents sue for damages from wind farm

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

Upstate New York residents have filed a lawsuit in state court against companies involved in a wind project, claiming that the project has caused health problems and reduced housing prices

Administrative Procedure ActRCRA: Tenth Circuit rules EPA may revise tentative interpretation of regulation without rulemaking

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that EPA can revise a tentative interpretation governing the handling of magnesium waste without conducting a formal rulemaking

Virginia Supreme Court finds no CGL insurance coverage in climate change litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that the insurance carrier for an energy company sued over global climate change did not have a duty to defend or provide indemnity coverage because there was no “occurrence” as required by the relevant policy

Tenth Circuit dismisses as time barred challenges to BLM oil and gas leases

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

In a split ruling, a Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has upheld the dismissal of energy companies’ claims relating to oil and gas leases that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) awarded in late 2008 and then repudiated in early 2009 Impact Energy Res., LLC v. Salazar, Nos. 11-4043, -4057 (10th Circuit, 952012