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New York’s high court requires city construction authority to amend eis
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

The New York Court of Appeals has ruled that the New York City School Construction Authority (NYCSCA) has violated the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) by failing to include information on long-term maintenance and monitoring in an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a project partially located on a Brownfield site


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


Court denies claim of selective prosecution for hazardous material transportation violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

A federal court in California has denied a defendant's motion to compel discovery on his claim that he had been the subject of selective criminal


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


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


Fifth Circuit finds Corps not liable for Katrina damages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is not liable for damages caused by canal breaches that occurred in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina


Testing lab owner sentenced to prison for falsifying results
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

The owner of an environmental testing laboratory in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, has reportedly been sentenced by a federal court to nine months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that resulted in reporting false water test results


CERCLA claim dismissed for failure to adequately plead alter-ego or successor liability
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

A federal court in Illinois has dismissed a CERCLA contribution claim because the plaintiff could not establish liability under either an alter-ego or successor liability theory


Seventh Circuit rules laches no bar to breach of contract for failure to remove contaminants
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a landowner who sold property to The Nature Conservancy but failed to remove contaminants as required by the sales contract cannot bar a breach of contract claim by asserting laches as a defense


Prison, fine and restitution ordered for seller of bogus Renewable Fuel ID Numbers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

A federal court has reportedly sentenced a Texas man who ran a biodiesel company that allegedly sold some $42 million worth of Renewable Fuel