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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

FOIA: CEQ revises regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued a final rule revising its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations

Maryland law to phase out products containing deca-BDE

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (D) has signed legislation (S.B. 556) that phases out the manufacture, lease, sale, or distribution of certain products containing the flame retardant decabrominated diphenyl ether (deca-BDE

Chemicals agency publishes list of substances to be registered under REACH

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published a list of 4,415 substances that will be registered by November 30, 2010, under the European Union's registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals (REACH

CERCLA: federal court rules Washington State DOT not liable as owneroperator

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

After ruling that the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) may be liable as an arranger for storm water runoff that contained hazardous substances, U.S. v. Washington State DOT, No. 08-5722 (W.D. Wa. 6710), the same court has ruled that the agency is not liable as an owneroperator for cleanup costs to address offsite contamination

Benzyl chloride added to toxic list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2010

Environment Canada and Health Canada have published a draft order that would identify benzyl chloride as toxic under section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Air: citizen suit alleges Cleveland international airport violated Clean Air Act

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

A citizen suit accuses the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport of violating the Clean Air Act (CAA) through its use of deicing fluids and other regulated pollutants

NEPA: Tenth Circuit rules BLM did not violate NEPA in rejecting phased drilling plan

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

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court determination that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) did not abuse its discretion when it declined to study a phased-development drilling plan proposed by environmentalists

Endangered Species Act: Ninth Circuit upholds FWS critical habitat designation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) designation of 850,000 acres of critical habitat for 15 federally protected vernal pool species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), rejecting a challenge by building industry groups

Toxic tort: federal court rejects affirmative defenses in exposure lawsuit

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

A federal judge in Arkansas has granted a partial summary judgment to plaintiffs in a toxic tort lawsuit, thereby rejecting four affirmative defenses