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Multiple challenges filed against EPA hydraulic-fracturing air rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Nine petitions have been filed by New York, industry organizations and environmental groups challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) first air emission rules for hydraulic fracturing


Ninth Circuit rejects gas pipeline approval
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the U.S. Department of the Interior to reconsider its environmental evaluation of a 678-mile natural gas pipeline


West virginia sues EPA over mountaintop mining guidance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2010

West Virginia has filed a lawsuit against EPA seeking to overturn the agency's April 2010 guidance that clarified existing requirements of the Clean Water Act's (CWA's) section 402 and 404 permitting programs as they apply to pollution from surface coal mining operations in streams and wetlands


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


Coast guard to allow alternative pressure relief valve settings on certain cargo tanks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the availability of a policy letter establishing alternative pressure relief valve settings for certain cargo tanks transporting liquefied gases in U.S. waters


USGS report estimates world’s undiscovered oil and gas resources
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2012

The U.S. Department of Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released a report estimating the amount of unidentified conventional oil and gas resources worldwide


Energy company to pay $5.5 million CWA civil penalty for mine discharges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2011

A West Virginia energy company has agreed to pay a $5.5 million civil penalty for Clean Water Act (CWA) violations at six coal mines in the state


FOIA lawsuit seeking coal liquefaction documents dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2011

A federal court in New York has dismissed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking U.S. Air Force documents related to fuel contracts involving a coal liquefaction energy project


DOI completes MMS reorganization
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2011

U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ken Salazar has announced a reorganization of the Minerals Management Service (MMS), which had been in charge of offshore oil and gas drilling, into three distinct agencies


DOI issues new offshore drilling safety rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI ) issued a final rule August 15, 2012, for offshore drilling safety