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Defective notice dooms RCRA citizen suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2011

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of a RCRA citizen suit against Omya, Inc. for failure to meet RCRA’s notice requirements


Consent decree sets schedule for EPA regional haze reduction plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has approved a consent decree between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and several environmental and conservation groups that requires EPA to take action on state and federal implementation plans addressing regional haze


Federal court rules RCRA imminent and substantial endangerment suit may
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2011

A federal court in California has determined that evidence that demolition of a contaminated property could release high levels of methane is sufficient to establish an imminent and substantial endangerment under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCR A


EPA memorandum clarifies need for approval of time-critical removal actions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) memorandum establishes procedures that apply to the circumstances under which EPA regional offices must


Ninth Circuit upholds Federal Housing Finance Agency exclusion of PACE properties
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a California district court's determination that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA


CWA citizen suit settlement incorporates stormwater discharge elimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

Yolo County, California, has resolved a Clean Water Act (CWA) citizen suit alleging that it discharged pollutants to waters of the United States in


Federal Court defines land disposal and active management under RCRA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

A federal court in New York has adopted specific definitions for two common terms, "land disposal" and "active management," for purposes of a


Fifth Circuit reinstates CWA citizen suit against City of Baton Rouge
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a Clean Water Act (CWA) citizen suit filed against Baton Rouge by a community group alleging that three of the city’s sewage treatment plants were in violation of the CWA and breached a 2002 consent decree


EPA finalizes NESHAPs for coal- and oil-fired power plants
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule setting national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAPs) from coal- and oil-fired electric utility steam generating units (EGUs) and standards of performance for fossil-fuel-fired electric utility, industrial-commercial-institutional and small industrial-commercial-institutional steam generating units


Court finds harm indivisible and liability joint and several in CERCLA suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

A federal court in Wisconsin has ruled that a defendant in a cost-recovery action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and