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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

Environmental groups sue BLM over approval of wind energy project right-of-way

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2012

Three environmental groups have sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM ) over the agency’s approval of a right-of-way for a wind energy project near Bakersfield, California

EPA identifies grain sorghum derived fuels as renewable and advanced biofuel

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a rule determining that grain sorghum ethanol qualifies as a renewable fuel under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program

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.”

Deloitte identifies business risks concerning water demand

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

In a recent interview, William Sarni, director and enterprise water strategy leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP, identifies business risks related to water demand

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

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

EPA announces agreement on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

EPA announced a settlement agreement on December 23, 2010, with states and environmental groups under which the agency will propose revisions to new source performance standards and emissions guidelines that contain limits on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for electric utilities and petroleum refineries

Seventh Circuit upholds penalty and fee award against developer of power plant with expired PSD permit

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

In a successive appeal, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court decision imposing penalties and awarding fees in a case involving an expired air permit at an Illinois power 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