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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


Renewable fuels: Colorado enacts law promoting biomass energy development
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter (D) recently signed into law a bill (S.B. 10-177) creating a property tax incentive to promote biomass energy development


CERCLA: Fifth Circuit reverses district court on allocation formula
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a district court improperly relied on site valuation reports prepared as part of settlement negotiations in estimating the total volume of waste at a Texas CERCLA site


Wetlands: Ninth Circuit upholds Section 404 permits for business park
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld two dredge-and-fill permits issued to the city of Redding, California, by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), clearing the way for the construction of a 678-acre business park


Toxic tort: Third Circuit dismisses putative class actions seeking medical monitoring
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of two putative class actions that sought medical monitoring for workers and nearby residents of Pennsylvania factories that used beryllium


Air: D.C. Circuit refuses to review California emissions rule for refrigerated trucks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The full D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has reportedly declined to reconsider a California emissions standard for refrigerated trucks


Former business owner pleads guilty to illegal storage of hazardous waste
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The former owner of a Beckley, West Virginia, electro-plating shop has reportedly pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally storing hazardous waste material without a permit


Energy: offshore transport company challenges moratorium on deep-water drilling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

A Louisiana offshore transport company that services deep-water drilling rigs has filed a complaint in federal court seeking to obtain an injunction lifting the recently imposed six-month moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico at depths greater than 500 feet


DOI issues directive to offshore lessees and operators on increased safety measures
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The Department of Interior (DOI) has issued a directive to lessees and operators of oil-drilling operations on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regarding increased safety measures for energy development


Wyoming Commission approves hydraulic fracturing rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Commission has approved rules that require drilling companies to report to the state the chemicals they inject underground to stimulate natural gas production