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Federal court rules EPA has discretionary authority to intervene in state regulatory policy
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

A federal court in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to intervene in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) regulation of stormwater runoff into the Delaware River


Federal court rules fear of contamination sufficient for standing in RCRA citizen complaint
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2011

According to a federal court in Tennessee, fear that contamination will pose a threat to public health or the environment is sufficient for standing in a citizen suit under RCRA


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


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


Fifth Circuit vacates part of CAFO rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2011

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated portions of an EPA rule that addresses Clean Water Act (CWA) permits for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs


OEHHA Takes Emergency Measure on Prop. 65 Warnings for BPA Exposure
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed an emergency action to


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


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


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


Fifth Circuit upholds EPA veto of Mississippi Yazoo pump project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2008 veto of the Yazoo pumps project, a $220-million proposed flood-control project on the Mississippi Delta, has been upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals