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California court finds environmental review inadequate to support development
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

A California state court has determined that the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), prepared in connection with approval of development in the Santa


CERCLA contribution claim precludes state-law unjust enrichment claim
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Stating that it was persuaded by Second and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeals precedent, a federal court in Missouri has dismissed plaintiffs' unjust


D.C. Circuit overturns EPA fine particulate matter standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) revised fine particulate matter national ambient


EPA rejects application of summit decision beyond states within the Sixth Circuit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

In a memorandum issued December 21, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that it would follow a Sixth Circuit decision involving


Ten states allowed to intervene in suit alleging EPA’s failure to reduce nutrient pollution
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

A federal court in Louisiana has reportedly issued an order allowing 10 states to intervene on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups over EPA’s alleged failure to establish water quality criteria to reduce nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River Basin and the north Gulf of Mexico


Trial court finds effort to force EPA to publish oil dispersant guidelines filed too late
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit initiated by several environmental groups seeking to compel the U.S


Court finds harm indivisible and liability joint and several in CERCLA suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

A federal court in Wisconsin has ruled that a defendant in a cost-recovery action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and


Fourth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims against Corps
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) related to channel-dredging operations


EPA agrees to second look at Oregon water quality standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

A federal court in Oregon has approved a settlement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and an environmental advocacy group


Louisiana court finds settlement of environmental enforcement actions triggers insurance coverage
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

The Louisiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a commercial pollution legal liability policy covered at least some costs to be incurred in connection