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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

Nanotechnology: OECD revises guidance on testing of manufactured nanomaterials

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has revised a guidance document on safety testing of manufactured nanomaterials

CERCLA: federal court upholds joint and several liability ruling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

A federal judge in California has ruled that Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. U.S., 129 S. Ct. 1870 (2009), did not change existing law regarding joint and several liability under CERCLA

TSCA: Eleventh Circuit upholds regulations requiring lead warning statements by residential property lessors

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2010

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld regulations under TSCA and the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992, requiring lessors of residential property built before 1978 to put a specifically worded "Lead Warning Statement" in the property's lease and affirmatively disclose either that lead-based paint is present on the property or that the lessor has no knowledge of such paint

Wetlands: federal court finds either Rapanos test valid to establish CWA jurisdiction

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

A federal judge in Delaware has ruled that either the plurality or concurrence standards in Rapanos v. U.S., 547 U.S. 715 (2006), may be used to establish Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction in wetlands enforcement cases

Ordinance favoring taxis burning natural gas challenged

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

A taxi drivers association has challenged as preempted by the Clean Air Act an ordinance recently enacted in Dallas, Texas, allowing taxis that run on compressed natural gas to automatically move to the front of the line in taxi queues at Love Field Airport

CERCLARCRA: federal court dismisses claims for failure to file amended complaint

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

A federal judge in Michigan has dismissed several claims after plaintiffs failed to obey a court order to amend the complaint and provide more details about facts and costs related to remediation of contamination and response costs at a food manufacturing facility

RCRA: federal court allows citizen suit to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

A federal judge in Tennessee has ruled that a RCRA citizen suit aimed at cleaning up a state landfill may proceed, rejecting an argument that a state order is an ongoing CERCLA action that may not be challenged

EPA releases interim guidance on environmental justice

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

EPA has released interim guidance to assist agency staff in incorporating environmental justice into the agency's rulemaking process

NEPA: federal court rules proposed beltway not in violation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

A federal judge in North Carolina has ruled that a proposed beltway in Winston-Salem does not violate NEPA