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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


New study questions BPA link to preterm births
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

A study examining increased preterm birth rates in the United States has found "little evidence of a relationship been BPA bisphenol A and


CERCLA’s bar on pre-enforcement review applies to cleanup of former DOD site
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2011

A federal court in Kansas has ruled that the CERCLA bar on pre-enforcement review applies to a lawsuit challenging an ongoing cleanup conducted under a program to address a former U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) site


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


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


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


Scientific debate heats up over safety of grease-resistant chemicals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

More than 200 scientists have signed a statement published in Environmental Health Perspectives that calls for limits on the use of certain water-


Class action stayed and Prop. 65 action settled in Pepsi 4-MEI disputes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

A California state court has approved the settlement agreement in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) alleging that


OEHHA finalizes Prop. 65 listings for ethanol in alcoholic beverages, salted fish
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently finalized its decision to add ethanol in alcoholic beverages and Chinese-style salted fish to the state's list of carcinogenic chemicals


Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”