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First Circuit holds CWA pre-suit notice need not identify specific CWA standards violated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

Addressing an issue of first impression, the First Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the pre-suit notice required before filing a citizen suit


Oregon District Court rejects challenge to bridge project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

A federal court in Oregon has rejected challenges to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) approval of a bridge over the Columbia River


Takings claim for methane gas migration from Arkansas landfill barred by claim preclusion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2011

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that claim preclusion bars a landowner’s allegations that methane escaping from a municipal landfill reduced the value of his adjacent property without just compensation in violation of the Takings Clause


Fourth Circuit upholds CERCLA allocation benefiting brownfield purchaser
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court's allocation of response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response


Port authority agrees to significant penalties for wetlands and historic preservation violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • April 19 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has lodged a consent decree in a federal court in Puerto Rico involving allegations that the Authority for the


Court upholds use of two nationwide permits for Arkansas wastewater pipeline
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed challenges to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps') determination that wastewater


Court rules purchaser of remediated site not a potentially responsible party
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

A federal magistrate in Texas has recommended the dismissal of claims filed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and


Union permitted to intervene in Clean Water Act litigation against Detroit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed a union representing municipality workers to intervene in a longstanding Clean Water Act (CWA


Filling wetlands yields six months in prison and fine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

According to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), a Nashville man who pleaded guilty to filling wetlands on a farm has been sentenced to six months


Maine Supreme Court overturns wind farm permit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has overturned a permit for a 12-turbine, 33-megawatt wind generation project in the Saddleback Mountains. Friends