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Final DOE rule expands authority to enforce energy efficiency and water conservation standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a final rule expanding its authority to enforce energy efficiency standards and water conservation standards for consumer products and commercial and industrial equipment


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


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


Draft guidance on hydraulic fracturing focus of EPA public meeting
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a June 29, 2012, public meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss draft permitting guidance on the use of diesel fuel in oil and gas hydraulic fracturing


Report addresses hydraulic fracturing and water usage
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2012

A report by the California-based nonprofit Pacific Institute addresses water resources used in hydraulic fracturing


DOE carbon capture project proceeds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has approved phase two of its FutureGen 2.0 project, which is intended to demonstrate "near zero-emission"


New York Legislature approves comprehensive energy bill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

The New York Legislature has reportedly approved a comprehensive energy bill (A. 8510S. 5844) that would establish a streamlined siting process for new power plants, allow financing of energy-efficiency retrofits and require a study of solar power in the state


Eleventh Circuit rules Corps has authority to allocate additional water to Atlanta
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has the authority to allocate additional water from Lake Lanier to meet Atlanta’s water supply needs


Eighth Circuit affirms preliminary injunction on Arkansas power plant
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a preliminary injunction on construction activity at a $1.7 billion coal-fired power plant in Arkansas


EPA issues final guidance on Appalachian surface coal mining
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2011

EPA has issued its final guidance document on Appalachian surface coal mining and how the Clean Water Act applies to Appalachian mountaintopremoval mining projects