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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

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

Renewable fuels: environmentalists challenge EPA rule setting criteria for renewable fuel standard

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

Environmental groups have challenged an EPA final rule that established criteria for determining which biofuels meet the renewable standard

Water: IG report says EPAstate MOAs are out-of-date

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

A recent EPA Office of Inspector General (IG) report says that most Clean Water Act (CWA) memoranda of agreement (MOAs) between EPA and the states are out-of-date, inconsistent or both

Puerto Rico sewer authority to settle CWA violations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

The Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority has entered a proposed consent decree, in which it agreed to spend $195 million on improvements to 126 drinking water plants across the island over the next 15 years to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA

NEPA: D.C. Circuit rules Sierra Club lacks standing to challenge rail merger

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

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a Surface Transportation Board decision that a merger between the Canadian Pacific Railway Corp. and Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corp. (DM&E) may proceed despite the lack of an environmental impact study (EIS) under NEPA

RCRA: proposed rule on coal-combustion residuals from power plants offers options

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

EPA has published a proposed rule on coalcombustion residuals from power plants in which the agency offers two options for public comment

Clean Water Act: EPA to address ocean acidification

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2010

As part of a settlement agreement announced March 11, 2010, EPA has agreed to consider issuing nationwide guidance under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to assist states in dealing with ocean acidification