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Toxic tort: Florida Supreme Court rules fishermen may claim damages for loss of income due to pollution

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2010

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled 5-1 that fishermen are entitled under state law to recover damages for economic loss and income caused by the negligent release of pollutants despite the fact that they do not own any property damaged by the pollution

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

Air: D.C. Circuit rejects challenge to EPA lead rule

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

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected an industry challenge to EPA’s 2008 revision of air quality standards for lead

Endangered Species Act: federal court reinstates protection for gray wolf

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

A federal judge in Montana has reinstated Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection for gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains

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

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

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

Clean Water ActCERCLA: rail company settles chlorine spill violations of $4 million

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

The Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has reportedly agreed to pay a $4 million civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and CERCLA for a 2005 chlorine spill in Graniteville, South Carolina

Water: EPA publishes proposed revisions to total coliform rule

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

EPA has proposed revisions to the total coliform rule, a regulation governing bacterial contamination in drinking water

FIFRA: Eighth Circuit rules statute contains no private cause of action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2010

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota decision that FIFRA does not provide a private cause of action to those allegedly injured as a result of a manufacturer’s violation of FIFRA’s labeling requirements