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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


Federal court finds Colorado coal plant violated MACT standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in Colorado has determined that a coal-fired power plant violated Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulatory regime changed as a result of challenges to EPA regulations


Ninth Circuit holds agencies cannot amend rules through court settlements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated a consent decree that provided a remedy in a challenge to the Northwest Forest Plan (NFP), a forest


Federal court vacates ESA counterpart regulations, reversing prior decision
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has reversed a 2006 decision by the same court and vacated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Joint Counterpart Consultation Regulations for National Fire Plan Projects (Counterpart Regulations


New Jersey law strengthens penalties for medical waste disposal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) signed legislation (A1888) on November 19, 2012, that will allow the state to suspend or revoke the licenses of medical professionals or waste-handling companies found liable of illegally dumping medical waste


Eleventh Circuit applies CGL policy pollution exclusion to bar coverage for gas-fume injuries
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a petroleum company’s commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy does not cover alleged injuries from benzene-laden gas fumes because coverage is barred by a pollution exclusion clause


Louisiana Supreme Court reverses class certification ruling in rail car leak case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2012

The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s certification of a class of plaintiffs who alleged they were exposed to ethyl acrylic fumes from a railroad tank car leak


DOE says 80 percent of appliances pass energy star tests
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

A recent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) report claims that more than 80 percent of the appliances tested by the agency as part of a pilot verification program performed to Energy Star standards


EPA approves five new alternatives to ozone-depleting chemicals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a determination of acceptability on May 17, 2013, identifying five new substitutes for


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