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Road construction contractor agrees to pay $735,000 to resolve stormwater discharge claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

The prime contractor for an Oregon Department of Transportation project on U.S. Highway 20 has agreed to pay a $735,000 penalty to resolve

Federal court dismisses challenge to Oregon water pipeline

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

A federal court in Oregon has dismissed for lack of standing a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval of a federal loan for a water pipeline

Federal court rejects challenge to EIS on major bridge project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

A federal court in Washington state has dismissed a challenge to the environmental impact statement (EIS) prepared by the state department of transportation and the Federal Highway Administration for a $586.5-million project that would replace a floating bridge connecting Seattle to its eastern suburbs

Transportation agencies violated NEPA by approving $800-million toll road, says Fourth Circuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2012

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NC DOT ) and the Federal Highway Administration (FH A) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NE PA) when they approved an $800-million toll road project near Charlotte, N.C

San Francisco sues DOT over natural gas pipeline explosion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

The City of San Francisco has sued the U.S. Department of Transportation alleging that the agency’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration was negligent in supervising state regulatory agencies and public utilities, which left gas pipeline operators in California unregulated, and purportedly contributed to a natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion

Eleventh Circuit rejects NEPA challenge to Florida bridge project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court decision rejecting a challenge under the National Environmental Policy Act to the construction of a highway bridge in Martin County, Florida

State coalition sues EPA over failure to finalize PM2.5 standard

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2012

The City of San Francisco has sued the U.S. Department of Transportation alleging that the agency’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration was negligent in supervising state regulatory agencies and public utilities, which left gas pipeline operators in California unregulated, and purportedly contributed to a natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion

Former waste company executive sentenced to 50 months in prison for fraud

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2011

A former waste-company executive was reportedly sentenced to serve 50 months in prison for fraud arising from his participation in a multimilliondollar kickback scheme involving contracts for a New Jersey CERCLA site and for impeding a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ) investigation

NEPA challenge to demolition project dismissed over lack of federal funding

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2011

A federal court in Pennsylvania has dismissed a challenge to a Pittsburgh demolition project because the court found no federal involvement with the project

Challenge to DOD procurement of fuel from Canadian oil sands rejected for lack of standing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

A federal court in Virginia has ruled that an environmental group lacks standing to challenge the Department of Defense’s (DOD’s) procurement of fuel from Canadian oil sands