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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


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


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


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


Federal court rejects challenge to Delaware River dredging plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2011

A federal court in New Jersey has rejected a challenge by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and several environmental groups to a plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to dredge 102 miles of the Delaware River


Federal court rules CERCLA bar to transfer of liability applies to third-party contribution claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

A federal court in Oklahoma has ruled that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) bar in section 107(e)(1) to the transfer of CERCLA liability applies to contribution claims brought by third parties, not just to claims brought by the government


Lawsuit challenging national organic program guidance on pesticides to continue
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

A California federal court has denied the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by environmental


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


EPA finalizes NESHAPs for coal- and oil-fired power plants
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule setting national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAPs) from coal- and oil-fired electric utility steam generating units (EGUs) and standards of performance for fossil-fuel-fired electric utility, industrial-commercial-institutional and small industrial-commercial-institutional steam generating units


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