We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 708

Federal court holds that EPA CWA guidance exceeds agency’s authority
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exceeded its authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA) in connection with permits for surface mines in Kentucky and West Virginia


Federal judge overrules global warming challenges to Wyoming coal leases
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has rejected challenges under the National Environmental Policy Act to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) decision to lease two public tracts in Wyoming for coal mining operations


Township supervisor sentenced for bribes in connection with asbestos abatement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

A former Royal Oak Township, Michigan, supervisor has been sentenced to three years in prison for taking bribes in connection with the award of contracts involving federal funds intended to be used to improve blighted areas


Fifth Circuit upholds EPA decision on startup-shutdown defense in Texas SIP
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision that partially approved and partially disapproved a Texas state implementation plan (SIP) revision concerning air emissions during facility startup, shutdown and maintenancemalfunction (SSM


Ninth Circuit rejects challenge to EPA approval of emissions-credits transfer to power plant
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) decision approving a local air quality agency’s transfer of emissions credits to a new $1-billion power plant in California


EPA exempts logging roads from stormwater permitting
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

Reacting to Northwest Environmental Defense Center v. Brown, 640 F.3d 1063, 72 ERC 1897 (9th Cir. 2011), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a rule declaring that logging roads do not require stormwater discharge permits under the Clean Water Act (CWA


Sixth Circuit finds Michigan bottle bill unconstitutional
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that part of Michigan’s bottle and can recycling bill is unconstitutional


Ohio glass manufacturer settles CAA allegations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

Ohio-based glass manufacturer Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. (Owens- Brockway) has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) resolving allegations that it modified air emission sources without undergoing required review under the Clean Air Act (CAA


Michigan state court upholds electric plant air permit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

A Michigan state appeals court has upheld a state permit issued under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to the City of Holland, Michigan. Natural Res. Def


U.S. Supreme Court sides with EPA on logging road runoff
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory interpretation that exempted from permitting stormwater