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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


EPA classifies TCE as human carcinogen
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

EPA released a final human health assessment for trichloroethylene (TCE) on September 28, 2011, classifying the chemical as “carcinogenic to humans.”


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


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


OEHHA Adds Furfuryl Alcohol to Prop. 65 List
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced the addition of furfuryl


Louisiana DEQ challenges EPA objection to CAA operating permit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) has filed a petition for review challenging a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) order objecting to three Clean Air Act (CAA) Title V operating permits the state issued to a facility that manufactured pig iron and reduced iron


French MEP feeds foie gras furor
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France, USA
  • October 19 2012

French MEP Francoise Castex has reportedly condemned California’s statewide ban on the production and sale of any product that is “the result of force-feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging its liver beyond normal size,” calling the prohibition on foie gras “a battle for Europe.”


OEHHA considers adding soy sauce ingredients to Prop. 65 list
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced a meeting of its Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) on September 21-22, 2010, to consider whether to list 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol (1,3 DCP) and 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) under Proposition 65 (Prop. 65


CalEPA workshop to target climate change indicators
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has announced a June 16-17, 2015, workshop to gather stakeholders for discussions


USDA seeks nominees to fill NRGAC vacancies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting nominations for five open slots on the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NRGAC), a