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EPA agrees to finalize NAAQS for PM-2.5 and ozone for Los Angeles basin
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2011

In a consent decree approved by a federal court in California on February 8, 2011, EPA agreed to finalize nonattainment designations for the 1997 national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for fine particulates (PM-2


Federal court vacates USFs ban on drilling in Allegheny National Forest
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

A federal court in Pennsylvania has vacated a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) settlement agreement that required the service to complete an environmental impact assessment before authorizing new oil-and-gas drilling in the Allegheny National Forest


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


Home confinement and probation for illegal asbestos removal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

A federal court in New Jersey has sentenced a construction worker to three years of probation, including six months of home confinement, for


Eleventh Circuit reinstates Alabama opacity rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has effectively reinstated Alabama's Clean Air Act (CAA) State Implementation Plan (SIP) provisions for opacity


Owners of downgradient property not liable under CERCLA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

A federal court in New York has absolved from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act owners of property adjacent to a church from which groundwater containing contaminants had migrated


EPA revises condensable particulate matter rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued amendments to the new source review (NSR) rules under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to clarify how applicants must measure and account for condensable particulate matter


Statute of limitations bars enforcement suit over alleged air violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

A federal court in Pennsylvania has dismissed Clean Air Act (CAA) enforcement actions brought by New Jersey and Connecticut against an electricity


EPA issues final rule waiving requirements for Stage II vapor recovery
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2012

EPA issued a final rule May 10, 2012, waiving Clean Air Act requirements for ozone nonattainment areas to have vapor recovery systems on gasoline pumps


Federal court narrows class in lawsuit claiming radiation exposure from nuclear weapons facility
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

While a federal court in Ohio has refused to decertify a class of neighbors claiming injuries due to radiation exposure from a nuclear weapons facility, it has narrowed the class to include only those exposed to radiation in 1961