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EU court confirms inclusion of international airlines in ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • January 8 2012

The European Union’s Court of Justice ruled December 21 that an attempt by United States airline operators to avoid inclusion in the EU’s Emissions Trading System is invalid and not justified by international law or specific agreements between the two parties


Pennsylvania Supreme Court will not reconsider decision striking portions of state’s fracking law
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

Last Friday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined reconsideration of its December 19, 2013 decision striking down a number of provisions in the


Sackett v. EPA: United States Supreme Court critical of EPA
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

On January 9, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Sackett v. EPA, a challenge by homeowners to EPA’s issuance of an enforcement order under the Clean Water Act (CWA


Energy & environment update March 04, 2014 - Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit February 24 charging that


Group sues EPA over alleged illegal human experiments
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A public interest group has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court in Virginia, alleging that the agency exposed susceptible people to fine particles and diesel exhaust without following the agency’s own rule on conducting studies on human subjects


Charges filed against impersonator in fraudulent hazardous-waste safety
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in Louisiana has indicted an individual for allegedly impersonating an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) trainer to entice people to pay her for fraudulent hazardous-waste safety training


New Jersey Supreme Court clarifies proof needed to recover under Spill Act
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) could not obtain damages under the state’s Spill Compensation and Control Act (Spill Act) for dry-cleaning chemicals found in groundwater near a dry-cleaning operation because the state could not demonstrate a nexus between the operations and the contamination


Demolition company owners sentenced to prison for asbestos violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

Three owners of a Tennessee demolition company have reportedly been sentenced to federal prison after being convicted of illegally demolishing a factory in Chattanooga without removing asbestos it contained


Ninth Circuit: Alaska natives cannot seek damages for climate change from U.S. energy producers based on federal common law
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

Legal Disputes Related to Climate Change Will Continue for a Century is the title of a recently published legal paper authored by Richard J. Pierce, Jr., a professor of Public Law at George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C


Ninth Circuit halts Alaska railway construction
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A split Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has issued a stay pending review of the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB’s) order allowing construction of approximately 35 miles of railroad spur to connect the Port MacKenzie District in south-central Alaska to the Alaska Railroad Corp.’s existing main line