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Hazmat: Coast Guard proposes harmonizing bulk hazmat regulations with international rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Global, USA
  • June 25 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a proposed rule that would harmonize its bulk solid hazardous materials regulations with those of the International Maritime Organization. 75 Fed. Reg. 34,573 (061710


Standard setting: ASTM revises standard on vapor encroachment screening
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

ASTM International has reportedly revised its Standard Guide for Vapor Encroachment Screening on Property Involved in Real Estate Transactions (E2600-10


Climate change: report claims climate change will lead to U.S. water shortage
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

A TetraTech Inc. report commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council claims that climate change will lead to decreased precipitation and increased water demands, causing water shortages throughout the United States


Greenhouse gases: EPA settles challenges to mandatory GHG reporting rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

EPA has reportedly agreed to make several changes to a rule issued on October 30, 2009, regarding mandatory reporting of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the chemical, fertilizer, natural gas, and refining industries


NEPAwater: mining group sues EPA over valley fill permit guidance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

A national mining group has sued EPA over its April 1, 2010, guidance, which focused on coal operations that involve mountaintop removal and the deposit of waste rock in stream valleys


White House: OMB asks agencies to prioritize science and technology in budget submission
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a July 21, 2010, memorandum asking all federal agencies to prioritize science and technology in their budget submissions for 2012


Coastal Zone Mgmt. Act: Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of challenge to wind farm
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court decision allowing the construction of a coastal wind farm to proceed without an environmental consistency review or public comment


OSHA: Severe Violators Enforcement Program directive now in effect
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that its Severe Violators Enforcement Program (SVEP) directive became effective June 18, 2010


Greenhouse gases: cases challenging EPA’s endangerment finding held in abeyance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

In light of petitions for reconsideration pending before EPA, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Virginia’s motion to remand to EPA to adduce further evidence on its endangerment findingi.e., that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from cars and light trucks endanger public health and welfare


Clean Water Act: Pennsylvania wastewater authority agrees to settle sanitary sewer discharge violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

The Williamsport Sanitary Authority (WSA) has agreed to make improvements to its combined sewer system at an estimated cost of $10 million to resolve allegations of discharge-permit violations