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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

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 Circuit disallows intervention in suit over California water releases

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

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the motions of the Natural Resources Defense Council and a fishermen’s organization to intervene in a lawsuit involving water releases from a California dam

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

D.C. Circuit upholds BLM decision to allow expanded natural gas drilling on federal land

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has upheld the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) decision to expand natural gas drilling in an ecologically sensitive area on federal land in Wyoming

Federal court rules EIS required for expansion of coal-fired power plant in Kansas

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

A federal court in Washington, D.C., has ruled that the Rural Utilities Service (RUS ), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (US DA), violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NE PA) by failing to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS ) “in connection with its involvement in the expansion of Sunflower Electric Power Corporation’s coal-fired generating plant in Holcomb, Kansas.”

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

D.C. Circuit rejects transfer of NRC-licensee closure to New Jersey

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

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that New Jersey could not assume regulatory authority over the closure process for a manufacturing

North Carolina oil company and president charged with TSCA criminal violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2012

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina has charged a Leland, North Carolina, oil company and its president with the illegal transportation, storage and disposal of used oil contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs

Federal court rejects Canadian mining company’s divisibility defense in CERCLA lawsuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2012

A federal court in Washington state has rejected a Canadian mining company’s defense of divisibility in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) lawsuit