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Environmental groups release Canada’s environmental assessment of GM salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 29 2015

The Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch and Friends of the Earth (FOE) have authored a May 28, 2015, letter to the U.S. Food and Drug


West Virginia Dep issues emergency temporary rule on shale drilling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP ) has issued an emergency rule (35 CSR 8) that would temporarily require Marcellus shale natural gas drillers to obtain permits and develop plans to protect water quality


Federal court rules CWA citizen suit can proceed despite settlement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

A federal court in Mississippi has ruled that a city’s prior settlement of sewage management violations with state regulators did not bar a Clean Water Act (CWA) citizen suit seeking additional penalties for the same violations


Federal court allows contractor’s indemnity lawsuit against U.S. to proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

The Federal Claims Court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a federal contractor seeking indemnification from the United States for toxic tort and environmental cleanup claims arising out of work the contractor performed for the Atomic Energy Commission


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


Advocacy groups seek to ban eight substances under Delaney Clause
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A June 10, 2015, petition filed by consumer and environmental groups asks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the following synthetic


EWG launches campaign against foods containing propylparaben
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

An Environmental Working Group (EWG) investigation has reportedly concluded that 49 processed snack foods contain propylparaben, a preservative


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


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


Third Circuit upholds dismissal of hazardous-waste tort claims as time barred
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the dismissal of nuisance, negligence and strict liability claims seeking damages for alleged diminution of property values, finding the action barred by the applicable statute of limitations